The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 17 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing SAS 32 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.21% 5.33% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.16% 29.63% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £391 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £518 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.74 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+38.97% -35.89%
SAS
Wiltshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
91 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.50% 18.00% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 41
Average daily rate £360 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 37 (100.00%) Finance
2 35 (94.59%) Base SAS
3 34 (91.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 22 (59.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 19 (51.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (43.24%) ETL
7 14 (37.84%) Change Control
8 12 (32.43%) Regression Analysis
8 12 (32.43%) Time Series Analysis
8 12 (32.43%) Validation
9 11 (29.73%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (21.62%) Change Management
11 7 (18.92%) Statistical Modelling
12 6 (16.22%) Data Management
13 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
13 2 (5.41%) Basel II
13 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
13 2 (5.41%) Banking
13 2 (5.41%) Retail
13 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
14 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
14 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
14 1 (2.70%) Analytics
14 1 (2.70%) FINREP
14 1 (2.70%) Information Management
14 1 (2.70%) Marketing
14 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
14 1 (2.70%) Product Management
14 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
14 1 (2.70%) Risk Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (94.59%) Base SAS
2 34 (91.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 22 (59.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 37 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
1 11 (29.73%) SAS Developer
2 10 (27.03%) SAS Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) SAS Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) SAS Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (43.24%) ETL
3 14 (37.84%) Change Control
4 12 (32.43%) Regression Analysis
4 12 (32.43%) Time Series Analysis
4 12 (32.43%) Validation
5 11 (29.73%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (21.62%) Change Management
7 7 (18.92%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (16.22%) Data Management
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
10 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.70%) Analytics
10 1 (2.70%) Information Management
10 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Product Management
10 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) VB
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Basel II
2 1 (2.70%) FINREP