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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 105 100 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing SAS 36 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.43% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.68% 8.28% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
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
539 507 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.46% 17.23% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 336 191
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.20 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -12 14 £400 +14.28% 17
Gloucestershire +3 12 £371 -12.64% 9
Wiltshire -2 5 £425 - 2
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 58 (73.42%) Finance
2 47 (59.49%) SQL
3 32 (40.51%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (39.24%) Business Objects
5 28 (35.44%) Banking
6 24 (30.38%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (27.85%) Oracle
8 20 (25.32%) Base SAS
9 16 (20.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 16 (20.25%) ETL
10 15 (18.99%) Marketing
11 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (16.46%) UNIX
13 12 (15.19%) VBA
14 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.92%) Degree
14 11 (13.92%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
15 10 (12.66%) Dimensional Modelling
15 10 (12.66%) Analytics
15 10 (12.66%) BusinessObjects XI
15 10 (12.66%) Teradata
15 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
15 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
16 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
17 8 (10.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 8 (10.13%) .NET
17 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
17 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
17 8 (10.13%) Shell Script

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Project
1 5 (6.33%) SPSS
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Unica Affinium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (25.32%) Base SAS
3 16 (20.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.66%) BusinessObjects XI
6 8 (10.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (5.06%) OLAP
9 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) ERwin
General
1 58 (73.42%) Finance
2 28 (35.44%) Banking
3 15 (18.99%) Marketing
4 7 (8.86%) Retail
5 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Developer
2 27 (34.18%) Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (13.92%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Business Developer
6 6 (7.59%) SAS Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Programmer
8 4 (5.06%) SAS Programmer
8 4 (5.06%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Data Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Data Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Data Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
1 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.33%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.53%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.53%) Statistics
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Physics
5 1 (1.27%) Economics
5 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (20.25%) ETL
3 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.92%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (12.66%) Analytics
5 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
5 10 (12.66%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (8.86%) SDLC
9 6 (7.59%) Propensity Modelling
9 6 (7.59%) Data Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) Campaign Management
10 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Data Management
10 5 (6.33%) Web Development
10 5 (6.33%) Direct Marketing
11 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.06%) Change Management
11 4 (5.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) VBA
3 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.86%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) VB
7 4 (5.06%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) HNC
2 4 (5.06%) HND
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (6.33%) Basel II
2 3 (3.80%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Business Objects
2 22 (27.85%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) Teradata
4 5 (6.33%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.53%) Informatica
6 2 (2.53%) Tableau
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
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