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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 85 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 1.05% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 5.71% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
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£430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
284 245 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.70% 18.38% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 146 174
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 17
Average hourly rate £14.14 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.15% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £26.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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
Guildford -2 1 £430 -0.34% 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 2
SAS
South East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
1 10 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) Business Objects
2 7 (30.43%) Base SAS
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) MS Office
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (21.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
5 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) SAS Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) DataFlux
6 3 (13.04%) CDISC
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) SPSS
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.35%) ISEB
8 1 (4.35%) EDI

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) SPSS
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) Base SAS
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) SAS Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior SAS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) ETL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) EAM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SAS Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) CDISC
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Business Objects
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) DataFlux
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Netezza
5 1 (4.35%) Alterian
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata