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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 115 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.37% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 8.24% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 20
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£385 £353 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% +4.76%
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
583 510 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.22% 16.62% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 334 198
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.70% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.75 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 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 31 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
Gloucestershire +5 12 £371 +5.31% 3
Bristol -18 12 £400 +14.28% 9
Wiltshire 0 4 £425 -2.85%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 51 (75.00%) Finance
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 29 (42.65%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (35.29%) Banking
7 21 (30.88%) Oracle
8 17 (25.00%) Base SAS
9 14 (20.59%) ETL
10 13 (19.12%) UNIX
10 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (17.65%) Marketing
12 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.18%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
13 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
13 10 (14.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects XI
13 10 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
14 9 (13.24%) Teradata
15 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 8 (11.76%) Degree
15 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
15 8 (11.76%) .NET
15 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
15 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
15 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
15 8 (11.76%) Analytics
16 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (10.29%) SDLC

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.35%) SPSS
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) BusinessObjects
2 28 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (25.00%) Base SAS
4 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
4 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
5 10 (14.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects XI
6 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) OLAP
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) ERwin
2 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 51 (75.00%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Marketing
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (16.18%) SAS Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) SAS Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Business Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SAS Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.41%) Insight Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Customer Insight Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Campaign Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Data Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.94%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.47%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.94%) Statistics
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (20.59%) ETL
3 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.76%) Analytics
7 7 (10.29%) SDLC
7 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Data Management
8 5 (7.35%) Web Development
8 5 (7.35%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Customer Insight
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) Campaign Management
9 4 (5.88%) Propensity Modelling
9 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Validation
9 4 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.29%) C#
5 5 (7.35%) VBA
6 4 (5.88%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) HNC
2 4 (5.88%) HND
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (7.35%) Basel II
2 3 (4.41%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Teradata
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.41%) Tableau
6 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) Endeca
7 1 (1.47%) Cognos
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
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