The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 593 514 460
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -54
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 27 144 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 1.12% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 105 127
Median daily rate £420 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11098 12804 12253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.13% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7354 8542 8101
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 190
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Base SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Base SAS within the UK.

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Base SAS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS within the UK.

Base SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Base SAS
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -105 26 £423 -6.11% 12
London -40 13 £443 -6.84% 6
City of London -4 4 £375 -14.28% 2
South West +7 3 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +5 3 - -
Swindon -1 2 £410 -0.60%
East Midlands -2 2 - -
Wiltshire -5 2 £410 -0.60%
North East -30 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £475 -5.00%
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £225 -55.00%
West Midlands -8 1 £540 - 1
Birmingham -9 1 £540 -
Yorkshire -14 1 £400 - 1
North West -21 1 £450 +5.88% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -37 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 107 (100.00%) SAS
2 58 (54.21%) SQL
3 49 (45.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 45 (42.06%) Finance
5 38 (35.51%) Analytics
6 37 (34.58%) Marketing
7 35 (32.71%) Credit Risk
8 31 (28.97%) Banking
9 29 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (27.10%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (24.30%) Big Data
10 26 (24.30%) Degree
11 25 (23.36%) Web Analytics
12 24 (22.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 19 (17.76%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (14.95%) SAS Macro
16 15 (14.02%) Statistics
16 15 (14.02%) Unix
17 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
17 14 (13.08%) Statistical Modelling
17 14 (13.08%) SDLC
18 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (11.21%) ETL
19 12 (11.21%) Windows
20 10 (9.35%) Customer Insight
20 10 (9.35%) CRM
20 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 9 (8.41%) Validation
21 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 107 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.87%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (45.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 26 (24.30%) Big Data
3 24 (22.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 19 (17.76%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.67%) SAP HANA
7 5 (4.67%) SAS EBI
8 4 (3.74%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (2.80%) QlikView
10 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.87%) Impala
10 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) ProC
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 45 (42.06%) Finance
2 37 (34.58%) Marketing
3 31 (28.97%) Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (39.25%) Analyst
2 39 (36.45%) Developer
3 38 (35.51%) SAS Developer
4 17 (15.89%) SAS Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Insight Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Programmer
7 6 (5.61%) SAS Programmer
7 6 (5.61%) UAT Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) UAT Test Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Administrator
8 5 (4.67%) Customer Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) SAS Administrator
9 4 (3.74%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.74%) SAS Insight Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Senior SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) Credit Risk
2 29 (27.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.02%) Statistics
4 8 (7.48%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.54%) Data Integration
6 6 (5.61%) RIA
6 6 (5.61%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.87%) Life Science
8 2 (1.87%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.93%) Economics
9 1 (0.93%) FMCG
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Physics
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Unix
2 12 (11.21%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Analytics
2 29 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (23.36%) Web Analytics
4 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.08%) Data Modelling
5 14 (13.08%) SDLC
5 14 (13.08%) Statistical Modelling
6 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.21%) ETL
8 10 (9.35%) CRM
8 10 (9.35%) Customer Insight
8 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.41%) Validation
10 8 (7.48%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (7.48%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.54%) DevOps
11 7 (6.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) SAS Macro
3 5 (4.67%) Python
3 5 (4.67%) R
4 2 (1.87%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.87%) PHP
4 2 (1.87%) VBA
5 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.93%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) HP
1 7 (6.54%) SAP
1 7 (6.54%) Teradata
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Alterian
3 2 (1.87%) Chordiant
3 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.87%) DataFlux
3 2 (1.87%) Epiphany
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.87%) Omniture
3 2 (1.87%) Tableau
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
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