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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 105 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS 40 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 1.61% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.59% 8.25% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 31
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
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
527 485 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.59% 19.49% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 294 270
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 12
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.55 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -15 17 £440 +25.71% 25
Wiltshire -7 14 £463 -10.71% 9
Gloucestershire -19 5 £400 -15.78% 7
Dorset - 1 £700 - 1
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 80 (69.57%) Finance
2 44 (38.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 43 (37.39%) Base SAS
4 33 (28.70%) SQL
5 31 (26.96%) ETL
6 25 (21.74%) Banking
7 24 (20.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (17.39%) Oracle
11 18 (15.65%) Statistical Modelling
12 16 (13.91%) Retail
12 16 (13.91%) Windows
13 15 (13.04%) Time Series Analysis
13 15 (13.04%) Regression Analysis
14 14 (12.17%) Change Control
14 14 (12.17%) VBA
14 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (12.17%) Marketing
15 13 (11.30%) Validation
15 13 (11.30%) UNIX
15 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (10.43%) Financial Modelling
17 11 (9.57%) Data Management
17 11 (9.57%) Business Objects
17 11 (9.57%) Change Management
18 10 (8.70%) SPSS
19 9 (7.83%) Analytics
20 8 (6.96%) Financial Institution
20 8 (6.96%) Microsoft

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) SPSS
2 6 (5.22%) MS Project
2 6 (5.22%) MS Office
3 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.61%) Mathematica
5 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Unica Affinium
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) WAN
2 3 (2.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 43 (37.39%) Base SAS
3 24 (20.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 21 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.96%) DB2
6 5 (4.35%) MS Access
7 4 (3.48%) MySQL
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.87%) Essbase
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
General
1 80 (69.57%) Finance
2 25 (21.74%) Banking
3 16 (13.91%) Retail
4 14 (12.17%) Marketing
5 8 (6.96%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Analyst
2 32 (27.83%) Developer
3 20 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) SAS Developer
5 12 (10.43%) SAS Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Consultant
8 8 (6.96%) Programmer
8 8 (6.96%) SAS Programmer
9 7 (6.09%) SAS Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Database Developer
10 6 (5.22%) SAS BI Developer
11 5 (4.35%) SAS Data Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Campaign Analyst
13 3 (2.61%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.61%) User Experience
3 3 (2.61%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.74%) Physics
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Windows
2 13 (11.30%) UNIX
3 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) ETL
2 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (15.65%) Statistical Modelling
4 15 (13.04%) Time Series Analysis
4 15 (13.04%) Regression Analysis
5 14 (12.17%) Change Control
5 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.30%) Validation
7 12 (10.43%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (9.57%) Data Management
8 11 (9.57%) Change Management
9 9 (7.83%) Analytics
10 8 (6.96%) IT Governance
11 7 (6.09%) Direct Marketing
12 6 (5.22%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis
13 4 (3.48%) CRM
13 4 (3.48%) Project Management
13 4 (3.48%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) SQL
2 14 (12.17%) VBA
3 4 (3.48%) VB
3 4 (3.48%) MATLAB
3 4 (3.48%) R
4 3 (2.61%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.87%) C
5 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Basel II
1 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) FINREP
2 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.87%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Oracle
2 11 (9.57%) Business Objects
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) Teradata
4 5 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (1.74%) IBM
5 2 (1.74%) Casewise
5 2 (1.74%) Alterian
6 1 (0.87%) Aprimo
6 1 (0.87%) Informatica
6 1 (0.87%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.87%) Sybase
6 1 (0.87%) Cognos
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