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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 100 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing SAS 44 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.46% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.44% 8.76% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 32
Average daily rate £375 £400 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £306 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
683 388 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.62% 16.68% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -8 24 £400 +10.34% 9
Gloucestershire +5 7 £375 +20.96% 11
Somerset - 6 £355 -
Wiltshire -19 4 £310 -40.38% 5
Dorset - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 24 (27.91%) UNIX
3 23 (26.74%) SQL
4 21 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (19.77%) Business Objects
6 15 (17.44%) Base SAS
7 14 (16.28%) Marketing
7 14 (16.28%) Banking
7 14 (16.28%) Data Analysis
8 12 (13.95%) VBA
9 11 (12.79%) Oracle
10 10 (11.63%) SPSS
10 10 (11.63%) Analytics
11 9 (10.47%) Customer Insight
11 9 (10.47%) WebLogic
11 9 (10.47%) IIS
11 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.47%) Windows
11 9 (10.47%) Degree
12 8 (9.30%) Spring MVC
12 8 (9.30%) jQuery
12 8 (9.30%) Spring
12 8 (9.30%) Maven
12 8 (9.30%) Subversion
12 8 (9.30%) CSS
12 8 (9.30%) XML
12 8 (9.30%) Ant
12 8 (9.30%) Java
12 8 (9.30%) Migration
12 8 (9.30%) MVC

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (10.47%) WebLogic
1 9 (10.47%) IIS
1 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) SPSS
2 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.49%) MS Project
3 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.33%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) X.509
2 7 (8.14%) LDAP
2 7 (8.14%) SSL
3 3 (3.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) Base SAS
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (6.98%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (3.49%) Essbase
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Maven
1 8 (9.30%) Subversion
1 8 (9.30%) Ant
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.30%) Gradle
2 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.81%) Mockito
3 5 (5.81%) JUnit
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Marketing
2 14 (16.28%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Developer
3 14 (16.28%) SAS Developer
4 12 (13.95%) SAS Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Architect
6 9 (10.47%) Data Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) SAS Architect
7 6 (6.98%) SAS Programmer
7 6 (6.98%) Business Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Consultant
7 6 (6.98%) Programmer
8 5 (5.81%) SAS Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.65%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Insight Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Data Analytics Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Data Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Spring MVC
1 8 (9.30%) jQuery
1 8 (9.30%) Spring
1 8 (9.30%) CSS
1 8 (9.30%) XML
2 7 (8.14%) XML Schema
3 6 (6.98%) SAML
4 5 (5.81%) Guice
5 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.16%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
1 2 (2.33%) Economics
2 1 (1.16%) Statistics
2 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) UNIX
2 9 (10.47%) Windows
3 6 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (16.28%) Data Analysis
3 10 (11.63%) Analytics
4 9 (10.47%) Customer Insight
5 8 (9.30%) Migration
5 8 (9.30%) MVC
5 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.14%) Validation
6 7 (8.14%) Web Development
7 6 (6.98%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (5.81%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.81%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (5.81%) Electronic Design Automation
8 5 (5.81%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.49%) Data Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) Propensity Modelling
9 3 (3.49%) Marketing Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) VBA
3 8 (9.30%) Java
4 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.49%) VBScript
6 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) R
7 1 (1.16%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Business Objects
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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