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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 141 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.098% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.46% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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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
712 649 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.25% 21.15% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 434 317
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £175.00 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Wiltshire +1 2 £488 +14.70%
Bristol -4 1 £400 +18.51% 1
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (100.00%) SAS
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) ETL
3 7 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (23.53%) SAS Macro
7 3 (17.65%) Propensity Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) OLAP
7 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (11.76%) SPSS
8 2 (11.76%) VBA
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
8 2 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
9 1 (5.88%) Regression Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
9 1 (5.88%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) CHAID
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (5.88%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Macro
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau