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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 125 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 25 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 1.33% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 8.06% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 16
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£400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £493 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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
580 521 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.34% 16.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Gloucestershire +2 12 £400 +14.28% 4
Bristol -21 8 £400 - 18
Wiltshire -3 4 £463 +14.90% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 SAS.

1 50 (79.37%) Finance
2 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 34 (53.97%) BusinessObjects
3 30 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (44.44%) Oracle
5 23 (36.51%) Banking
6 17 (26.98%) ETL
7 16 (25.40%) UNIX
8 14 (22.22%) Base SAS
8 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.63%) Kimball Methodology
10 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
10 12 (19.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 12 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
11 11 (17.46%) BusinessObjects XI
11 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.46%) Teradata
11 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
12 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
12 10 (15.87%) .NET
13 9 (14.29%) C#
13 9 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (12.70%) SDLC
15 7 (11.11%) Analytics
16 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
16 6 (9.52%) Marketing
16 6 (9.52%) Web Development

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.35%) SPSS
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.97%) BusinessObjects
2 30 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (22.22%) Base SAS
4 12 (19.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 11 (17.46%) BusinessObjects XI
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
5 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
6 9 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (6.35%) OLAP
9 3 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (3.17%) QlikView
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.59%) Big Data
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ERwin
2 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 50 (79.37%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (17.46%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) SAS Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Business Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Programmer
7 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.76%) Insight Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Customer Insight Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
1 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (26.98%) ETL
3 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.63%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (12.70%) SDLC
7 7 (11.11%) Analytics
8 6 (9.52%) MVC
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Validation
9 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
10 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.76%) Customer Insight
10 3 (4.76%) Data Management
10 3 (4.76%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) VBA
6 4 (6.35%) VB
7 3 (4.76%) SAS Macro
8 2 (3.17%) COBOL
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) HNC
2 4 (6.35%) HND
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (7.94%) Basel II
2 3 (4.76%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) Teradata
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Informatica
4 3 (4.76%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos
6 1 (1.59%) Endeca
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 days ago