The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 190 203 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing SAS 70 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.48% 2.64% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 28
Average daily rate
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£401 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +136.84%
SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1561 1517 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 16.97% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 848 793
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the South East region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South East region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +19 24 £450 +30.90% 9
West Sussex - 12 £275 - 8
Berkshire +10 11 £450 -10.00% 1
Surrey 0 9 £375 +7.14% 6
Hampshire -2 7 £431 +13.48% 8
East Sussex -18 3 £400 +97.53% 2
Kent - 2 £450 - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 56 (43.41%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (33.33%) SQL
3 36 (27.91%) Oracle
4 35 (27.13%) Base SAS
4 35 (27.13%) Analytics
5 33 (25.58%) ETL
6 31 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (24.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 30 (23.26%) Finance
8 25 (19.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
10 22 (17.05%) Data Analysis
10 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (14.73%) Data Modelling
11 19 (14.73%) Data Quality
12 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
12 16 (12.40%) Data Management
13 15 (11.63%) Web Services
13 15 (11.63%) SPSS
14 14 (10.85%) R
15 13 (10.08%) Banking
15 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
16 12 (9.30%) Informatica
16 12 (9.30%) UNIX
16 12 (9.30%) Linux
17 11 (8.53%) OLAP
17 11 (8.53%) Marketing
18 10 (7.75%) Data Integration
18 10 (7.75%) Business Objects
18 10 (7.75%) DB2

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.63%) SPSS
3 8 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.65%) MS Office
5 3 (2.33%) MS Project
5 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.10%) Unica
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Intranet
1 6 (4.65%) Internet
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.10%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.33%) NAS
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.33%) SAN
3 3 (2.33%) SMS
3 3 (2.33%) DHCP
4 2 (1.55%) VoIP
4 2 (1.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.55%) VLAN
5 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (43.41%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (27.13%) Base SAS
3 31 (24.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 25 (19.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 11 (8.53%) OLAP
6 10 (7.75%) DB2
6 10 (7.75%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.98%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
9 6 (4.65%) PowerCenter
9 6 (4.65%) QlikView
10 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
11 4 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.10%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.10%) Big Data
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (2.33%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) ProC
1 2 (1.55%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.78%) Toad
2 1 (0.78%) ERwin
2 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.78%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Marketing
4 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.10%) Online Betting
5 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (44.96%) Analyst
2 29 (22.48%) Data Analyst
3 26 (20.16%) Developer
4 21 (16.28%) SAS Developer
5 14 (10.85%) SAS Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Programmer
7 8 (6.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Insight Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Designer
9 6 (4.65%) Customer Insight Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Architect
9 6 (4.65%) SAS Programmer
9 6 (4.65%) SAS Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) MI Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Customer Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (3.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) Web Services
2 5 (3.88%) XML
3 4 (3.10%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.55%) D3.js
4 2 (1.55%) Raphaël
4 2 (1.55%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.75%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.20%) Statistics
4 7 (5.43%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.65%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.65%) Data Extraction
5 6 (4.65%) Replication
6 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.10%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Exalytics
8 3 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.55%) Clustering
9 2 (1.55%) NHS
10 1 (0.78%) DTV
10 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.78%) Economics
10 1 (0.78%) Life Science
10 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) UNIX
1 12 (9.30%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) HPUX
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) Analytics
2 33 (25.58%) ETL
3 31 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (17.05%) Data Analysis
5 19 (14.73%) Data Modelling
6 16 (12.40%) Data Management
7 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.98%) Visual Analytics
9 8 (6.20%) Data Reconciliation
9 8 (6.20%) Release Management
10 7 (5.43%) Customer Insight
10 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (4.65%) Migration
11 6 (4.65%) ITIL
11 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (10.85%) R
3 9 (6.98%) Java
4 8 (6.20%) C#
5 7 (5.43%) C
6 5 (3.88%) C++
7 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.10%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.55%) PROC SQL
8 2 (1.55%) VBA
8 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) MCSE
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.43%) SAS Certification
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) MCITP
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) CCNA
3 2 (1.55%) ISEB
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PMP
4 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.20%) Solvency II
3 4 (3.10%) CDISC
4 3 (2.33%) QA
5 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) vCloud
3 2 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) Nagios
1 2 (1.55%) SCCM
1 2 (1.55%) vMotion
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Oracle
2 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.30%) Informatica
4 10 (7.75%) Business Objects
5 7 (5.43%) Teradata
5 7 (5.43%) Netezza
6 5 (3.88%) DataFlux
6 5 (3.88%) Google
6 5 (3.88%) Tableau
6 5 (3.88%) SAP
7 4 (3.10%) Adobe
7 4 (3.10%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.33%) VMware
8 3 (2.33%) Epiphany
8 3 (2.33%) Omniture
8 3 (2.33%) Chordiant
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco
9 2 (1.55%) Cognos
9 2 (1.55%) Siebel
9 2 (1.55%) HP
South East
Scarlet Fraser Associates
Salary: £500-600/Day or £70-75k + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum 9 Months Fixed Term
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago