The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 17 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 Surrey 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 78 61 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Contract jobs citing SAS 16 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 1.79% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.99% 8.85% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £316 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £488 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
229 260 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.21% 20.23% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 131 192
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £166 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% +33.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £43.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
South East

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Surrey region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Surrey region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 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
Staines -1 3 £350 - 1
Guildford -5 1 £430 +81.05%
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Base SAS
4 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.79%) Teradata
5 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
5 6 (15.79%) Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (13.16%) Direct Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) UNIX
6 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (10.53%) Windows
7 4 (10.53%) SAS Certification
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) SAP
7 4 (10.53%) Alterian
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Data Transformation
8 3 (7.89%) Degree
8 3 (7.89%) DataFlux
8 3 (7.89%) CDISC
8 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.89%) Cognos
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) MS Office
8 3 (7.89%) Tivoli

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Base SAS
2 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
4 5 (13.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Toad
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) PVCS
2 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Programmer
3 9 (23.68%) Data Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) SAS Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) SAS Developer
5 6 (15.79%) SAS Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) Marketing Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Marketing Data Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) SAS Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Data Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SAS Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) ODBC
2 1 (2.63%) EDI
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) WPF
2 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ETL
2 5 (13.16%) Data Management
2 5 (13.16%) Direct Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Data Transformation
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.26%) Data Security
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Segmentation
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) SAS Macro
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SAS Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) CDISC
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Teradata
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Alterian
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Cognos
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) DataFlux
5 2 (5.26%) Isilon
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.63%) Business Objects