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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 158 193 192
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 88 70 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.68% 4.15% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 30
Average daily rate £488 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
1550 1688 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 17.69% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 945 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 84
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 30 £425 +17.24% 5
Surrey -10 18 £500 +17.64% 7
Oxfordshire +11 14 £550 +34.14% 2
Berkshire +5 14 £430 +27.40% 5
Hampshire +7 9 £450 +63.63% 7
Middlesex - 1 - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 79 (38.92%) SQL
1 79 (38.92%) Oracle
2 78 (38.42%) Finance
3 62 (30.54%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (29.56%) Analytics
5 50 (24.63%) BusinessObjects
6 48 (23.65%) Base SAS
7 44 (21.67%) Linux
8 41 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (19.70%) Data Analysis
10 37 (18.23%) Windows
11 36 (17.73%) Data Modelling
12 35 (17.24%) Data Quality
13 32 (15.76%) R
14 27 (13.30%) Banking
15 25 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (12.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 24 (11.82%) Big Data
17 22 (10.84%) Data Integration
17 22 (10.84%) Oracle Database
18 21 (10.34%) Relational Database
18 21 (10.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 21 (10.34%) Migration
19 20 (9.85%) Unix
19 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (9.36%) Oracle BI EE
20 19 (9.36%) Security Cleared
20 19 (9.36%) Project Management
20 19 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (8.87%) ETL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
1 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.43%) SPSS
4 4 (1.97%) Weka
5 3 (1.48%) MS Office
6 2 (0.99%) MS Project
7 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) NAS
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.54%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (24.63%) BusinessObjects
3 48 (23.65%) Base SAS
4 25 (12.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 24 (11.82%) Big Data
6 22 (10.84%) Oracle Database
7 21 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 21 (10.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 19 (9.36%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (7.88%) BusinessObjects XI
9 16 (7.88%) SAS EBI
10 14 (6.90%) DB2
10 14 (6.90%) HPCC
11 11 (5.42%) QlikView
12 10 (4.93%) Qlik Sense
12 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
13 9 (4.43%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (3.94%) Hadoop
15 7 (3.45%) PowerCenter
16 6 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Gradle
2 1 (0.49%) JMeter
General
1 78 (38.42%) Finance
2 27 (13.30%) Banking
3 13 (6.40%) Retail
4 11 (5.42%) Marketing
5 9 (4.43%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.99%) Advertising
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Military
7 2 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (34.48%) Analyst
2 65 (32.02%) Developer
3 46 (22.66%) SAS Developer
4 32 (15.76%) Data Analyst
5 29 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
6 24 (11.82%) Programmer
6 24 (11.82%) SAS Programmer
7 19 (9.36%) Architect
8 15 (7.39%) Data Scientist
9 14 (6.90%) SAS Architect
10 11 (5.42%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (4.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
12 9 (4.43%) SAS Data Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Administrator
13 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (3.94%) SAS Administrator
14 7 (3.45%) Consultant
14 7 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) XML
2 7 (3.45%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) NumPy
4 1 (0.49%) Pandas
4 1 (0.49%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.49%) SciPy
4 1 (0.49%) Spring
4 1 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.84%) Data Integration
3 12 (5.91%) Credit Risk
4 10 (4.93%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.93%) Visualisation
5 9 (4.43%) Statistics
6 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.96%) Data Extraction
9 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.48%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.48%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.99%) Replication
12 1 (0.49%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.49%) FMCG
12 1 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.67%) Linux
2 37 (18.23%) Windows
3 20 (9.85%) Unix
4 11 (5.42%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.56%) Analytics
2 40 (19.70%) Data Analysis
3 36 (17.73%) Data Modelling
4 25 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (10.34%) Migration
6 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.36%) Project Management
7 19 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.87%) ETL
9 17 (8.37%) Release Management
10 16 (7.88%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (6.90%) Validation
12 13 (6.40%) Scrum
13 12 (5.91%) Data Analytics
13 12 (5.91%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (5.42%) System Testing
15 10 (4.93%) Coaching
15 10 (4.93%) Data Architecture
16 7 (3.45%) Customer Insight
16 7 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.92%) SQL
2 32 (15.76%) R
3 14 (6.90%) Java
4 13 (6.40%) C++
4 13 (6.40%) Python
5 11 (5.42%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.93%) Perl
7 7 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.48%) VBA
9 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.99%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) C#
10 1 (0.49%) Groovy
10 1 (0.49%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 19 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.37%) SAS Certification
3 16 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.40%) Degree
5 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) ISEB
5 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.48%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (1.97%) GridGain
Vendors
1 79 (38.92%) Oracle
2 17 (8.37%) SAP
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.93%) Cognos
5 9 (4.43%) Teradata
6 8 (3.94%) Informatica
7 4 (1.97%) Netezza
8 2 (0.99%) Google
8 2 (0.99%) IBM
8 2 (0.99%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.49%) Planview
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day + day rate negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago