The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 97 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 38 26 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 1.21% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.80% 8.05% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 60
Average daily rate
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£350 £376 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
487 323 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.36% 15.02% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 207 309
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SAS
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -15 25 £341 -5.86% 6
Gloucestershire -11 6 £353 -6.00% 1
Wiltshire -2 3 £425 -5.55% 4
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (51.22%) Finance
2 34 (41.46%) SQL
3 24 (29.27%) Business Objects
3 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (25.61%) Oracle
5 19 (23.17%) Data Analysis
6 13 (15.85%) Banking
6 13 (15.85%) Marketing
6 13 (15.85%) UNIX
7 12 (14.63%) MS Project
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.41%) VBA
8 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.20%) Degree
9 10 (12.20%) Project Management
9 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.98%) ETL
10 9 (10.98%) Base SAS
10 9 (10.98%) Analytics
11 8 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
11 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.76%) Casewise
11 8 (9.76%) Oracle Discoverer
11 8 (9.76%) SPSS
11 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
11 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.54%) Time Management
13 6 (7.32%) Windows
13 6 (7.32%) Customer Insight

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.66%) IIS
1 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Project
2 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.76%) SPSS
3 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
1 3 (3.66%) SSL
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
1 3 (3.66%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.98%) Base SAS
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.66%) OLAP
8 3 (3.66%) Star Schema
8 3 (3.66%) Essbase
8 3 (3.66%) Xcelsius
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Ant
1 3 (3.66%) JUnit
1 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.66%) Subversion
1 3 (3.66%) Maven
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.66%) Mockito
1 3 (3.66%) Gradle
1 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (51.22%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
2 13 (15.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Developer
3 19 (23.17%) SAS Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) SAS Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Data Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) MI Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Programmer
9 6 (7.32%) SAS Programmer
10 5 (6.10%) Business Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Data Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.66%) Architect
12 3 (3.66%) Insight Analyst
12 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) XML
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.66%) CSS
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) XML Schema
2 3 (3.66%) Spring
2 3 (3.66%) Spring MVC
2 3 (3.66%) jQuery
2 3 (3.66%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
1 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.22%) Economics
2 1 (1.22%) Statistics
2 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) UNIX
2 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (23.17%) Data Analysis
3 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
5 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.98%) ETL
5 9 (10.98%) Analytics
6 8 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
6 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.54%) Time Management
8 6 (7.32%) Customer Insight
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.10%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (4.88%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.88%) CHAID
10 4 (4.88%) Propensity Modelling
10 4 (4.88%) Customer Analytics
11 3 (3.66%) Data Transformation
11 3 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) VBA
3 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.66%) VBScript
4 3 (3.66%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) R
6 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.22%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) HNC
3 2 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Business Objects
2 21 (25.61%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Casewise
4 1 (1.22%) Unica
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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