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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 206 201 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 75 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 3.52% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 43
Average daily rate £425 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
1782 1675 1588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.50% 16.82% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 942 888
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 £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +40.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.10 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.12 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +20 27 £425 +21.42% 2
Hampshire +8 16 £428 +3.63% 4
Surrey -7 10 £475 +35.71% 5
Berkshire +8 8 £413 -31.25% 1
Kent -25 4 £475 -
West Sussex -25 2 £400 +45.45%
Oxfordshire - 2 £550 -
East Sussex -2 1 £420 -4.00%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 82 (50.93%) SQL
2 61 (37.89%) Analytics
3 60 (37.27%) Finance
4 50 (31.06%) Oracle
5 47 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (26.71%) Data Analysis
7 36 (22.36%) Data Quality
8 35 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (18.63%) Linux
10 30 (18.63%) Big Data
11 29 (18.01%) Base SAS
12 28 (17.39%) Banking
13 26 (16.15%) Windows
14 25 (15.53%) BusinessObjects
15 24 (14.91%) Data Modelling
16 23 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 22 (13.66%) Java
17 22 (13.66%) Project Management
17 22 (13.66%) R
18 21 (13.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 20 (12.42%) Python
19 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
20 19 (11.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
21 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (10.56%) QlikView
22 17 (10.56%) Visualisation
23 16 (9.94%) ETL
24 15 (9.32%) C++
24 15 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.24%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.24%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.59%) SPSS
4 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.11%) Weka
6 4 (2.48%) MS Office
7 2 (1.24%) MS Project
8 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.62%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (1.24%) DHCP
2 2 (1.24%) DNS
2 2 (1.24%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) FTP
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.62%) LAN
3 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (18.63%) Big Data
3 29 (18.01%) Base SAS
4 25 (15.53%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (13.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 19 (11.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 17 (10.56%) QlikView
8 15 (9.32%) HPCC
9 14 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (8.70%) SAS EBI
10 13 (8.07%) Hadoop
11 12 (7.45%) BusinessObjects XI
12 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
13 8 (4.97%) OLAP
13 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
13 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.73%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (3.11%) Pentaho
15 5 (3.11%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) ProC
3 1 (0.62%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (37.27%) Finance
2 28 (17.39%) Banking
3 12 (7.45%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 10 (6.21%) Retail Banking
5 9 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.11%) Advertising
7 2 (1.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (43.48%) Analyst
2 38 (23.60%) Developer
3 29 (18.01%) SAS Analyst
4 26 (16.15%) SAS Developer
5 24 (14.91%) Data Analyst
6 19 (11.80%) Business Analyst
7 18 (11.18%) Data Scientist
8 17 (10.56%) Architect
9 14 (8.70%) SAS Architect
10 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (6.21%) Programmer
11 10 (6.21%) SAS Programmer
12 9 (5.59%) Insight Analyst
13 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (4.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
13 8 (4.97%) SQL Analyst
14 7 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
14 7 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
14 7 (4.35%) SAS Data Analyst
14 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) XML
2 4 (2.48%) .NET
2 4 (2.48%) SciPy
3 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 2 (1.24%) NumPy
4 2 (1.24%) Pandas
4 2 (1.24%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.62%) DHTML
5 1 (0.62%) HTML
5 1 (0.62%) MLlib
5 1 (0.62%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.56%) Visualisation
3 14 (8.70%) Statistics
4 12 (7.45%) Data Integration
4 12 (7.45%) Mainframe
5 11 (6.83%) Credit Risk
6 10 (6.21%) Algorithms
7 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.73%) Data Extraction
8 6 (3.73%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.86%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.24%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.24%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.24%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.62%) Economics
11 1 (0.62%) FMCG
11 1 (0.62%) Physics
11 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.63%) Linux
2 26 (16.15%) Windows
3 10 (6.21%) Unix
4 9 (5.59%) MVS
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) Analytics
2 43 (26.71%) Data Analysis
3 32 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (14.91%) Data Modelling
5 22 (13.66%) Project Management
6 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.94%) ETL
8 15 (9.32%) Release Management
8 15 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.70%) Data Analytics
10 12 (7.45%) Scrum
11 11 (6.83%) Validation
12 10 (6.21%) System Testing
13 9 (5.59%) Asset Management
14 8 (4.97%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.97%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (4.97%) Systems Analysis
15 7 (4.35%) PRINCE2
15 7 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (3.73%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.93%) SQL
2 22 (13.66%) Java
2 22 (13.66%) R
3 20 (12.42%) Python
4 15 (9.32%) C++
5 13 (8.07%) Perl
6 12 (7.45%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.83%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.35%) VB
9 6 (3.73%) C#
9 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.73%) VBA
10 5 (3.11%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.24%) C
12 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.62%) MapBasic
13 1 (0.62%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.62%) Scala
13 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) ISEB
4 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.24%) PhD
6 1 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) GridGain
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 50 (31.06%) Oracle
2 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.70%) Cognos
4 9 (5.59%) Teradata
5 8 (4.97%) SAP
6 6 (3.73%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (3.73%) Tableau
7 3 (1.86%) HP
7 3 (1.86%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) F5
8 2 (1.24%) Google
8 2 (1.24%) Planview
9 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) Citrix
9 1 (0.62%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.62%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.62%) Netezza
9 1 (0.62%) SunGard
9 1 (0.62%) VMware
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