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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 114 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 24 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 1.17% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.94% 7.03% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 34
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
486 512 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.78% 16.67% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 308 411
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 19
Median hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +9.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 May 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 May 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
Devon - 10 £450 -
Wiltshire -2 7 £450 -2.17%
Gloucestershire - 4 £335 - 3
Bristol -21 2 £353 -8.44% 6
Dorset -5 1 £450 -13.46% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Java
3 14 (31.11%) Data Analysis
3 14 (31.11%) Degree
4 13 (28.89%) Base SAS
4 13 (28.89%) Python
4 13 (28.89%) R
5 12 (26.67%) MATLAB
5 12 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (26.67%) C++
6 10 (22.22%) C#
6 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 9 (20.00%) C
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Ruby
7 9 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (17.78%) JIRA
8 8 (17.78%) Marketing
8 8 (17.78%) Apple
8 8 (17.78%) OOP
8 8 (17.78%) OO
8 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
8 8 (17.78%) DevOps
8 8 (17.78%) Line Management
8 8 (17.78%) Mentoring

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 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) SPSS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.22%) Pure360
1 1 (2.22%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Base SAS
2 12 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (4.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JIRA
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) SAS Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Data Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Management Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk Modeller
8 3 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Data Scientist
8 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Marketing Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) SAS Modeller
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Marketing Insight Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) SAS Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) CSS
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.67%) Statistics
4 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Data Analysis
2 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) Line Management
4 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.78%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) OOP
5 7 (15.56%) Data Management
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (15.56%) Validation
6 6 (13.33%) Data Governance
6 6 (13.33%) Metadata Management
6 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) Python
3 13 (28.89%) R
4 12 (26.67%) C++
4 12 (26.67%) MATLAB
5 10 (22.22%) C#
6 9 (20.00%) C
6 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 9 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) SAS Macro
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.44%) Basel II
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Apple
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Teradata
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Omniture
5 1 (2.22%) Sysomos
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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