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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / South West
Rank 115 123 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing SAS 18 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.70% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.53% 3.78% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 31
Median daily rate £415 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £489 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
397 556 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.38% 18.58% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 404 312
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £489 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +75.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £51.60 £33.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Gloucestershire +8 8 £445 -3.78% 2
Wiltshire +5 5 £420 -6.66%
Bristol -3 5 £300 -11.76% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 28 (59.57%) SQL
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 25 (53.19%) Analytics
3 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Teradata
5 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (23.40%) Data Analysis
6 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (23.40%) Base SAS
7 10 (21.28%) Degree
7 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
8 9 (19.15%) Banking
8 9 (19.15%) Marketing
8 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Predictive Analytics
9 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
11 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
11 6 (12.77%) Direct Marketing
11 6 (12.77%) ETL
11 6 (12.77%) ILOG
11 6 (12.77%) Retail
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) CPLEX
12 5 (10.64%) Migration

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 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) CPLEX
2 2 (4.26%) Stata
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Base SAS
2 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
4 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.64%) Big Data
6 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 5 (10.64%) OLAP
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (10.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (10.64%) Star Schema
7 4 (8.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
9 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
1 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
3 11 (23.40%) SAS Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Report Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Campaign Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Teradata Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
2 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.38%) Statistics
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) RIA
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Analytics
2 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.40%) Data Analysis
4 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Predictive Analytics
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Direct Marketing
6 6 (12.77%) ETL
7 5 (10.64%) Business Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Customer Insight
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Validation
9 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.38%) R
3 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) HNC
4 4 (8.51%) HND
5 3 (6.38%) ISEB
5 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.26%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.13%) Basel II
3 1 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Teradata
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) ILOG
4 5 (10.64%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.26%) Tableau
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) HP