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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 123 125 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -45
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 26 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.81% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.86% 4.26% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 38
Median daily rate £363 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £398 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +26.31%
SAS
England

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
440 610 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.24% 19.12% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 435 367
Median daily rate £363 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +82.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £37.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 8 £375 -21.05% 3
Bristol +7 5 £338 -28.94% 5
Wiltshire -9 3 £400 -8.57%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 35 (59.32%) SQL
1 35 (59.32%) Finance
2 24 (40.68%) Analytics
3 21 (35.59%) Teradata
4 20 (33.90%) Data Analysis
5 18 (30.51%) Base SAS
6 15 (25.42%) Marketing
6 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (22.03%) Oracle
7 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
7 13 (22.03%) Banking
8 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.95%) Direct Marketing
10 10 (16.95%) Retail
10 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
10 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.25%) Migration
11 9 (15.25%) Degree
12 8 (13.56%) Credit Risk
12 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
13 7 (11.86%) Customer Insight
14 6 (10.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
14 6 (10.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (3.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) CPLEX
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) Base SAS
2 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (10.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 5 (8.47%) OLAP
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.47%) Star Schema
8 3 (5.08%) Big Data
8 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
2 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) ProC
General
1 35 (59.32%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Marketing
3 13 (22.03%) Banking
4 10 (16.95%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) SAS Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) SAS Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Data Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Analytics Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Report Developer
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Marketing Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) SAS Marketing Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
1 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Credit Risk
3 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.78%) RIA
5 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.08%) New Media
6 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Analytics
2 20 (33.90%) Data Analysis
3 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Direct Marketing
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 7 (11.86%) Customer Insight
8 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.47%) ETL
9 5 (8.47%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (8.47%) Quality Management
9 5 (8.47%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) Campaign Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.08%) Email Marketing
11 3 (5.08%) Project Management
11 3 (5.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.78%) R
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.69%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) HNC
2 4 (6.78%) HND
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.69%) Basel II
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Teradata
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (6.78%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) ILOG
6 2 (3.39%) Tableau
7 1 (1.69%) Alterian
7 1 (1.69%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.69%) Epiphany
7 1 (1.69%) Google
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