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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 123 105 132
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 24 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.55% 1.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
677 477 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.09% 22.12% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 321 395
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 40
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.90 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £43.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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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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
Wiltshire - 24 £400 - 5
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (100.00%) SAS
2 26 (96.30%) Finance
3 23 (85.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 16 (59.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (37.04%) ETL
7 9 (33.33%) Change Control
8 7 (25.93%) Validation
8 7 (25.93%) Time Series Analysis
8 7 (25.93%) Regression Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) Data Management
9 6 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (22.22%) Change Management
10 5 (18.52%) Statistical Modelling
11 2 (7.41%) Retail
11 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (3.70%) Banking
12 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
12 1 (3.70%) Marketing
12 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
12 1 (3.70%) Analytics
12 1 (3.70%) Customer Analytics
12 1 (3.70%) FINREP
12 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 1 (3.70%) CHAID
12 1 (3.70%) Basel II
12 1 (3.70%) VBA
12 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 16 (59.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 26 (96.30%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) SAS Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SAS Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) SAS Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) SAS Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) ETL
3 9 (33.33%) Change Control
4 7 (25.93%) Time Series Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Regression Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Validation
5 6 (22.22%) Data Management
5 6 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Customer Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.70%) CHAID
8 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Basel II
1 1 (3.70%) FINREP
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