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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 100 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 41 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.52% 6.32% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 26
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£435 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
545 696 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.10% 20.98% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 423 253
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Bristol -3 23 £413 +3.12% 11
Wiltshire +13 8 £460 +48.38% 5
Somerset -4 1 - - 6
Dorset - 1 £520 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (68.24%) Finance
2 35 (41.18%) Base SAS
3 34 (40.00%) SQL
4 31 (36.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 23 (27.06%) Marketing
6 21 (24.71%) Banking
7 20 (23.53%) ETL
8 16 (18.82%) Statistical Modelling
9 15 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.47%) Business Objects
11 13 (15.29%) VBA
11 13 (15.29%) SPSS
11 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 11 (12.94%) Analytics
12 11 (12.94%) Oracle
13 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (11.76%) Regression Analysis
13 10 (11.76%) Time Series Analysis
14 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.59%) Validation
14 9 (10.59%) Retail
14 9 (10.59%) Direct Marketing
15 8 (9.41%) Degree
15 8 (9.41%) Change Control
16 7 (8.24%) Propensity Modelling
16 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
16 7 (8.24%) Financial Modelling
17 6 (7.06%) Data Architecture

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) SPSS
2 5 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Unica Affinium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (41.18%) Base SAS
2 31 (36.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 15 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (12.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.71%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (3.53%) OLAP
8 2 (2.35%) MySQL
8 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.18%) MS Access
9 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.18%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ERwin
General
1 58 (68.24%) Finance
2 23 (27.06%) Marketing
3 21 (24.71%) Banking
4 9 (10.59%) Retail
5 3 (3.53%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Analyst
2 23 (27.06%) Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Data Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) SAS Developer
5 13 (15.29%) SAS Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Campaign Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) SAS Data Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Business Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Business Objects Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) SAS BI Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Insight Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.35%) Physics
5 2 (2.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Economics
6 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) UNIX
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ETL
2 16 (18.82%) Statistical Modelling
3 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.94%) Analytics
5 10 (11.76%) Regression Analysis
5 10 (11.76%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.59%) Validation
6 9 (10.59%) Direct Marketing
7 8 (9.41%) Change Control
8 7 (8.24%) Propensity Modelling
8 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.24%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (7.06%) Data Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) Campaign Management
10 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.88%) Data Management
10 5 (5.88%) CRM
11 4 (4.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) VBA
3 5 (5.88%) VB
4 4 (4.71%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.18%) R
5 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) Basel II
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Business Objects
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Teradata
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Informatica
4 2 (2.35%) Alterian
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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