The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 127 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.16% 0.68% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
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£450 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Base SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
695 736 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.38% 23.98% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 444 347
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Base SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Base SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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
Bristol +4 9 £450 +5.88% 5
Wiltshire +5 4 £463 +51.63% 3
Somerset - - - -
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 50 (100.00%) SAS
2 44 (88.00%) Finance
3 40 (80.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 21 (42.00%) ETL
5 20 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (30.00%) Regression Analysis
7 15 (30.00%) Change Control
7 15 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 15 (30.00%) Time Series Analysis
8 13 (26.00%) Validation
9 11 (22.00%) Banking
9 11 (22.00%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (14.00%) Retail
12 5 (10.00%) Degree
12 5 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
12 5 (10.00%) VBA
13 4 (8.00%) Business Objects
13 4 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 4 (8.00%) Marketing
13 4 (8.00%) SAS Macro
13 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
14 3 (6.00%) Credit Risk
14 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
14 3 (6.00%) SPSS
14 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
15 2 (4.00%) Change Management
15 2 (4.00%) CHAID

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (80.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 20 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (4.00%) OLAP
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) ERwin
General
1 44 (88.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 7 (14.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 13 (26.00%) SAS Developer
3 13 (26.00%) SAS Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.00%) SAS Data Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) SAS BI Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Programmer
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.00%) Physics
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ETL
2 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (30.00%) Regression Analysis
3 15 (30.00%) Change Control
3 15 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 15 (30.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 13 (26.00%) Validation
5 11 (22.00%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) CHAID
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Data Management
8 2 (4.00%) Logistic Regression
8 2 (4.00%) Customer Segmentation
8 2 (4.00%) Customer Insight
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) VBA
3 4 (8.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Basel II
2 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Teradata
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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