The first table below looks at the demand for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 435 453 531
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +78
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 153 91 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 0.88% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 50 39
Average daily rate £445 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £51.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -23 149 £440 +25.71% 66
London +6 82 £450 +28.57% 21
South East -9 20 £380 -1.93% 11
West Yorkshire -5 15 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -6 15 £450 - 5
Hampshire +15 14 £380 +1.33% 2
City of London -5 11 £450 +38.46% 7
Leeds -9 10 £450 - 2
North West -17 6 £350 -12.50% 13
South West -18 6 £413 +37.50% 12
Southampton - 6 £425 -
Bristol -9 4 £438 +59.09% 3
Manchester -14 4 £406 +8.33% 4
Surrey -7 3 £181 - 4
Bingley - 2 £375 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 5
Scotland - 1 £450 - 5
East of England - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 276 (100.00%) SAS
2 154 (55.80%) Business Intelligence
3 114 (41.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 99 (35.87%) SQL
5 75 (27.17%) Analytics
6 73 (26.45%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (26.45%) ETL
7 70 (25.36%) Data Mining
8 63 (22.83%) Finance
9 54 (19.57%) SAS Macro
10 50 (18.12%) Predictive Modelling
11 47 (17.03%) Oracle
12 46 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 40 (14.49%) OLAP
14 37 (13.41%) UNIX
15 28 (10.14%) Marketing
16 26 (9.42%) PL/SQL
17 25 (9.06%) System Testing
18 22 (7.97%) Data Management
18 22 (7.97%) Data Integration
19 20 (7.25%) Banking
20 19 (6.88%) Dimensional Modelling
21 18 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
21 18 (6.52%) Oracle Database
22 17 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
23 16 (5.80%) Data Security
24 15 (5.43%) SQL Server
25 14 (5.07%) Risk Management
25 14 (5.07%) Migration
26 13 (4.71%) CRM

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 276 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (3.62%) MS Office
2 8 (2.90%) SPSS
3 5 (1.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) SMS
1 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (41.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 73 (26.45%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (25.36%) Data Mining
4 40 (14.49%) OLAP
5 18 (6.52%) Oracle Database
6 17 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (5.43%) SQL Server
8 13 (4.71%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (2.17%) DB2
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.45%) SAP BI
11 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.72%) Big Data
13 1 (0.36%) HBase
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) ERwin
2 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.72%) ProC
4 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.36%) PVCS
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 63 (22.83%) Finance
2 28 (10.14%) Marketing
3 20 (7.25%) Banking
4 9 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.17%) Advertising
6 5 (1.81%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (56.88%) Developer
2 155 (56.16%) SAS Developer
3 53 (19.20%) Analyst
4 36 (13.04%) SAS Analyst
5 26 (9.42%) SAS Programmer
5 26 (9.42%) Programmer
6 25 (9.06%) SAS BI Developer
7 24 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (6.88%) Consultant
9 18 (6.52%) SAS Consultant
10 13 (4.71%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.54%) SAS Administrator
12 7 (2.54%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (2.54%) Administrator
13 6 (2.17%) Analyst Programmer
13 6 (2.17%) Senior SAS Analyst
13 6 (2.17%) SAS Analyst Programmer
14 5 (1.81%) Marketing Data Analyst
14 5 (1.81%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.54%) Middleware
1 7 (2.54%) Web Services
2 5 (1.81%) .NET
3 4 (1.45%) HTML
4 2 (0.72%) ODBC
5 1 (0.36%) MapReduce
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) jQuery
5 1 (0.36%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.97%) Data Integration
2 8 (2.90%) Credit Risk
3 4 (1.45%) Clustering
3 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.45%) Social Network
4 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.72%) Statistics
6 1 (0.36%) FMCG
6 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.41%) UNIX
2 9 (3.26%) Windows
2 9 (3.26%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (55.80%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (27.17%) Analytics
3 73 (26.45%) ETL
4 50 (18.12%) Predictive Modelling
5 46 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 25 (9.06%) System Testing
7 22 (7.97%) Data Management
8 19 (6.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 18 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (5.80%) Data Security
11 14 (5.07%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.07%) Migration
12 13 (4.71%) CRM
13 12 (4.35%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.62%) Direct Marketing
16 9 (3.26%) Customer Insight
17 8 (2.90%) Data Analysis
18 7 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (2.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.87%) SQL
2 54 (19.57%) SAS Macro
3 26 (9.42%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.99%) VBA
5 7 (2.54%) C++
6 6 (2.17%) Java
7 5 (1.81%) R
7 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.45%) C
8 4 (1.45%) C#
8 4 (1.45%) Python
8 4 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (3.99%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) CDISC
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (17.03%) Oracle
2 12 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 9 (3.26%) Netezza
4 7 (2.54%) SAP
4 7 (2.54%) Alterian
5 6 (2.17%) Informatica
6 5 (1.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.81%) Progress
7 2 (0.72%) Teradata
7 2 (0.72%) Sybase
7 2 (0.72%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) 29West
8 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago