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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 106 133 92
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -41
Contract jobs citing SAS 33 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.57% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.33% 3.32% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 37
Median daily rate £381 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.22% +12.50%
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
521 572 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.60% 17.24% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 366 358
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £196 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +159.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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
Bristol +6 13 £369 -13.23% 4
Gloucestershire +6 12 £363 -27.50%
Wiltshire +6 6 £450 +9.09% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 38 (64.41%) SQL
1 38 (64.41%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Data Analysis
3 22 (37.29%) Analytics
4 21 (35.59%) Teradata
5 17 (28.81%) Base SAS
6 15 (25.42%) Marketing
7 14 (23.73%) Degree
8 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
8 13 (22.03%) Oracle
8 13 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (16.95%) Banking
10 10 (16.95%) Direct Marketing
10 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk
11 9 (15.25%) Migration
11 9 (15.25%) R
12 8 (13.56%) Retail
13 7 (11.86%) Mainframe
13 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.86%) Customer Insight
14 6 (10.17%) Java
14 6 (10.17%) C++
14 6 (10.17%) ETL
14 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
14 6 (10.17%) Python

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 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) Base SAS
2 13 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) OLAP
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.47%) Star Schema
4 5 (8.47%) Xcelsius
5 4 (6.78%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.69%) QlikView
7 1 (1.69%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) ProC
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (64.41%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Marketing
3 10 (16.95%) Banking
4 8 (13.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
3 13 (22.03%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) SAS Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Consultant
6 9 (15.25%) Data Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Analytics Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Data Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Data Scientist
9 4 (6.78%) Management Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Report Developer
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Risk Data Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) SAS Marketing Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) CSS
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk
3 7 (11.86%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.08%) New Media
5 3 (5.08%) RIA
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Data Analysis
2 22 (37.29%) Analytics
3 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.95%) Direct Marketing
4 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Customer Insight
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.17%) ETL
8 5 (8.47%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.78%) Campaign Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Data Analytics
9 4 (6.78%) Data Governance
9 4 (6.78%) Data Management
9 4 (6.78%) Machine Learning
9 4 (6.78%) Metadata Management
9 4 (6.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
3 9 (15.25%) R
4 6 (10.17%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) Java
4 6 (10.17%) MATLAB
4 6 (10.17%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) C
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) PROC SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) HNC
2 4 (6.78%) HND
2 4 (6.78%) PhD
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Teradata
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (5.08%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) Alterian
6 1 (1.69%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.69%) Epiphany
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau