The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / South West
Rank 111 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 30 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 0.63% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.22% 3.84% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 28
Median daily rate £430 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
482 495 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.05% 16.40% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 342 325
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 18
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.94% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £10.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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 SAS across the South West region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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 SAS across the South West region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +13 11 £450 -2.70%
Gloucestershire +5 8 £445 +9.53%
Bristol +3 7 £363 +6.61% 2
Somerset +1 1 £568 +37.57%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 26 (57.78%) SQL
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Analytics
3 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (33.33%) Banking
5 13 (28.89%) Base SAS
6 11 (24.44%) Retail
7 10 (22.22%) Teradata
7 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) Data Integration
9 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) Predictive Analytics
10 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
11 6 (13.33%) Customer Insight
11 6 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
11 6 (13.33%) Marketing
11 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
11 6 (13.33%) CPLEX
11 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.33%) ILOG
11 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (11.11%) ETL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) CPLEX
2 2 (4.44%) Stata
3 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Base SAS
2 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.89%) SAS EBI
6 3 (6.67%) Big Data
6 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
8 1 (2.22%) OLAP
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) ProC
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 11 (24.44%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Campaign Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.44%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Analytics
2 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (17.78%) Data Integration
5 8 (17.78%) Predictive Analytics
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) Customer Insight
6 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
7 5 (11.11%) Business Analytics
7 5 (11.11%) Constraint Programming
7 5 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 5 (11.11%) ETL
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Validation
8 4 (8.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.89%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) R
4 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.22%) PROC SQL
6 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.89%) IFRS
2 4 (8.89%) IFRS 9
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9000
3 2 (4.44%) Basel II
3 2 (4.44%) GPG13
3 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Teradata
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) ILOG
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) ESRI
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) Software AG
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) webMethods
6 2 (4.44%) Tableau
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy