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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 103 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing SAS 39 25 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.12% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.60% 6.87% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 56
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£400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £307 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £468 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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
513 364 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.17% 16.31% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 235 300
Average daily rate £350 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -9 23 £400 -5.32% 16
Gloucestershire - 8 £353 - 2
Wiltshire -7 5 £414 +49.77% 2
Dorset - 1 £500 - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 44 (55.00%) Finance
2 33 (41.25%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (23.75%) Oracle
5 17 (21.25%) Data Analysis
6 14 (17.50%) Banking
7 12 (15.00%) MS Project
7 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 11 (13.75%) ETL
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) VBA
9 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.25%) UNIX
10 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (11.25%) Marketing
11 8 (10.00%) Casewise
11 8 (10.00%) Degree
11 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.00%) Base SAS
11 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
11 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.75%) SPSS
12 7 (8.75%) Time Management
12 7 (8.75%) Analytics
13 6 (7.50%) Windows
14 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
14 5 (6.25%) .NET

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (15.00%) MS Project
2 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.75%) SPSS
4 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.75%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.75%) DB2
6 3 (3.75%) OLAP
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.75%) Xcelsius
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.50%) Essbase
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 44 (55.00%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 14 (17.50%) SAS Developer
3 14 (17.50%) SAS Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Programmer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) SAS Programmer
6 9 (11.25%) Data Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Architect
9 4 (5.00%) MI Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.75%) SAS Consultant
11 2 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) UNIX
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.25%) Data Analysis
3 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.75%) ETL
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.75%) Time Management
7 7 (8.75%) Analytics
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.00%) Propensity Modelling
9 4 (5.00%) Time Series Analysis
9 4 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (5.00%) Cluster Analysis
9 4 (5.00%) CHAID
10 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.75%) Change Management
10 3 (3.75%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) VBA
3 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.75%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) R
5 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
5 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) HNC
3 2 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) FINREP
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 19 (23.75%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) Casewise
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Teradata
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Unica
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago