The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 85 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.44% 0.96% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.58% 6.70% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
SAS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
233 209 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.25% 14.34% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 124 120
Average daily rate £375 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 20
Average hourly rate £27.85 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £19.95 £34.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
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 5 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Guildford +8 4 - - 1
Staines +6 1 £350 -
Dorking - 1 - - 1
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Solvency II
4 8 (30.77%) R
4 8 (30.77%) Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Customer Insight
6 6 (23.08%) ETL
6 6 (23.08%) Statistics
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) SPSS
7 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Base SAS
7 5 (19.23%) Data Extraction
8 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) Customer Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) Propensity Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) CHAID
8 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) Online Betting
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) SAS Certification
10 2 (7.69%) Migration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (19.23%) SPSS
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (19.23%) Base SAS
4 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.69%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Online Betting
3 2 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Designer
2 6 (23.08%) Insight Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Data Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) SAS Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Insight Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) SAS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Statistical Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Raphaël
1 2 (7.69%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (23.08%) Statistics
2 5 (19.23%) Data Extraction
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) Customer Insight
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Customer Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Propensity Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) CHAID
4 4 (15.38%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) R
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) SAS Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) Solvency II
2 2 (7.69%) CDISC
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica