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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 72 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 15 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.20% 1.35% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 7.56% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
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£375 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £250 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
281 225 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.41% 17.81% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 120 143
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 £213 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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
Staines -2 5 £160 -
Guildford +3 2 £430 +30.30%
Reigate +1 1 £375 +1.69% 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 3
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (27.59%) Base SAS
4 7 (24.14%) Business Objects
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (17.24%) MS Office
6 5 (17.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (17.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (13.79%) Subversion
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) SAS Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) CDISC
8 3 (10.34%) Marketing
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) DataFlux
9 2 (6.90%) Time Management
9 2 (6.90%) Direct Marketing
9 2 (6.90%) Teradata
9 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) SPSS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (27.59%) Base SAS
3 5 (17.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (17.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Programmer
2 8 (27.59%) SAS Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) SAS Programmer
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Marketing Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior SAS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) ETL
2 3 (10.34%) Data Management
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
3 2 (6.90%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) EAM
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Security
4 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SAS Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) CDISC
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Business Objects
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) DataFlux
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 2 (6.90%) Alterian
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) Netezza