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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 110 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.21% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.38% 5.41% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 29
Median daily rate £388 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-71.52% +66.66%
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
580 536 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.01% 16.75% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 371 323
Median daily rate £375 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 21
Median hourly rate £37.25 £32.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £16.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +3 15 £300 -19.19% 11
Bristol +6 13 £375 -6.25% 4
Wiltshire +1 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Devon - 2 £425 - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 36 (60.00%) Finance
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 26 (43.33%) Data Analysis
4 18 (30.00%) Base SAS
5 17 (28.33%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (26.67%) Degree
6 16 (26.67%) Teradata
7 14 (23.33%) R
8 13 (21.67%) Analytics
9 12 (20.00%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) Oracle
10 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.33%) Banking
10 11 (18.33%) C++
10 11 (18.33%) Python
10 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
10 11 (18.33%) MATLAB
11 10 (16.67%) Marketing
11 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.00%) JIRA
12 9 (15.00%) Retail
13 8 (13.33%) Mainframe
13 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (13.33%) ETL
13 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
14 7 (11.67%) MS Office
14 7 (11.67%) CSS
14 7 (11.67%) HTML
14 7 (11.67%) C

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) Base SAS
2 17 (28.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.67%) OLAP
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.67%) Star Schema
6 4 (6.67%) Xcelsius
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) QlikView
7 1 (1.67%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) ProC
General
1 36 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Marketing
4 9 (15.00%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Data Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Data Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Management Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) SAS Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Data Scientist
9 3 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Data Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) CSS
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 7 (11.67%) Credit Risk
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.00%) New Media
6 3 (5.00%) RIA
7 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Data Analysis
2 13 (21.67%) Analytics
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.33%) ETL
4 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.67%) Data Governance
5 7 (11.67%) Data Management
5 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.67%) Direct Marketing
5 7 (11.67%) Metadata Management
5 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 7 (11.67%) Quality Management
5 7 (11.67%) Scrum
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (11.67%) Validation
6 6 (10.00%) DevOps
6 6 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Line Management
6 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) R
3 12 (20.00%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) C++
4 11 (18.33%) MATLAB
4 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
4 11 (18.33%) Python
5 7 (11.67%) C
5 7 (11.67%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) Objective-C
5 7 (11.67%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) PROC SQL
7 1 (1.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) HNC
2 4 (6.67%) HND
2 4 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
1 7 (11.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Teradata
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Apple
4 4 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Alterian
6 1 (1.67%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.67%) Epiphany
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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