The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 141 104 134
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +30
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.23% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 1.10% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£338 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
626 456 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.48% 21.42% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 314 383
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
Base SAS
England

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
Bristol -19 2 £338 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (14.29%) CHAID
5 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Developer
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SAS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) CHAID
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree