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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 79 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS 18 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.52% 1.43% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.69% 8.23% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
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
269 243 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.70% 17.38% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 156 111
Average daily rate £400 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.53 £175.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 10 £538 +25.00% 3
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (63.04%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (60.87%) Finance
3 20 (43.48%) Oracle
3 20 (43.48%) Base SAS
4 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) Linux
6 16 (34.78%) Windows
6 16 (34.78%) R
7 14 (30.43%) Migration
8 13 (28.26%) SAS Certification
9 12 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (21.74%) Cognos
10 10 (21.74%) Mainframe
11 9 (19.57%) SAS EBI
12 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
13 6 (13.04%) MVS
13 6 (13.04%) NAS
13 6 (13.04%) Release Management
13 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.87%) SPSS
14 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
15 4 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 4 (8.70%) Analytics
15 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
16 3 (6.52%) Logical Data Model
16 3 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
16 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.87%) SPSS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (43.48%) Base SAS
3 12 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (19.57%) SAS EBI
5 4 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) DataStage
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (4.35%) QualityStage
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (60.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Programmer
1 15 (32.61%) SAS Programmer
2 14 (30.43%) Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Architect
3 13 (28.26%) Developer
3 13 (28.26%) SAS Architect
3 13 (28.26%) SAS Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Technical Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Release Management
4 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.70%) Analytics
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.17%) Propensity Modelling
8 1 (2.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) R
3 1 (2.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) SAS Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Cognos
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.17%) Planview