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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 99 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing SAS 43 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 0.76% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.85% 4.65% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 28
Median daily rate £348 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £365 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
548 538 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.01% 16.39% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 360 328
Median daily rate £375 £370 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +106.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.65 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 19 £325 -18.75% 1
Bristol +9 17 £375 -6.25% 6
Wiltshire +3 4 £450 -2.70%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (62.50%) Finance
2 37 (57.81%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) Data Analysis
4 20 (31.25%) Base SAS
4 20 (31.25%) Analytics
5 17 (26.56%) Teradata
6 16 (25.00%) Degree
7 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (20.31%) Marketing
8 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.31%) R
9 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle
10 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
10 11 (17.19%) Banking
11 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.63%) Java
11 10 (15.63%) C++
11 10 (15.63%) Python
11 10 (15.63%) MATLAB
12 9 (14.06%) Migration
12 9 (14.06%) Retail
12 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
13 8 (12.50%) JIRA
13 8 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
13 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (10.94%) Data Governance
14 7 (10.94%) Data Quality

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:

Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) Base SAS
2 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.25%) OLAP
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.25%) Star Schema
5 4 (6.25%) Xcelsius
6 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.13%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) QlikView
8 1 (1.56%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) ProC
General
1 40 (62.50%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Marketing
3 11 (17.19%) Banking
4 9 (14.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) SAS Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Data Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Management Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Insight Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (6.25%) Analytics Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Data Scientist
9 4 (6.25%) Report Developer
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) CSS
1 6 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.69%) New Media
6 3 (4.69%) RIA
7 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Data Analysis
2 20 (31.25%) Analytics
3 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (10.94%) Data Governance
7 7 (10.94%) Data Management
7 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.94%) Metadata Management
7 7 (10.94%) Quality Management
7 7 (10.94%) Validation
8 6 (9.38%) ETL
8 6 (9.38%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) Customer Insight
9 5 (7.81%) OO
9 5 (7.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) R
3 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
4 10 (15.63%) C++
4 10 (15.63%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) MATLAB
4 10 (15.63%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) C
5 6 (9.38%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.38%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) PROC SQL
6 1 (1.56%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) HNC
2 4 (6.25%) HND
2 4 (6.25%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Teradata
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Apple
4 4 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (4.69%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Alterian
6 1 (1.56%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.56%) Epiphany
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau