The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 426 437 477
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +40
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 185 134 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% 1.14% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 91 43
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11586 11759 11025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 22.75% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7717 7232 6683
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 273 274
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.74 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 December 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 December 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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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
England +18 179 £450 +12.50% 28
London -5 55 £425 +6.25% 10
South West -8 34 £428 +0.58% 1
Swindon - 31 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 31 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +5 26 £475 +5.55% 5
North West +6 22 £475 +35.71% 2
North East - 21 £455 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 20 £450 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £450 - 2
South East -31 19 £325 -13.33% 7
Berkshire +16 14 £313 -21.81% 1
City of London +4 12 £413 +3.12% 6
West Yorkshire -4 10 £450 +20.00% 4
Manchester -9 7 £450 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £400 +6.66%
Birmingham -2 4 £388 -29.54%
Edinburgh -3 4 £425 -15.00% 1
Scotland -7 4 £425 -15.00% 1
Haywards Heath - 3 £350 -
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Leeds -9 1 £365 -5.80% 3
Bristol -11 1 £413 +25.00%
Surrey -12 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £300 -16.66% 1
Cheshire - 1 £300 - 1
Halifax - 1 £438 - 1
Chester - 1 £300 -
Crawley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
2 138 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 110 (39.86%) Finance
4 104 (37.68%) SQL
5 100 (36.23%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (32.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 89 (32.25%) ETL
8 76 (27.54%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (22.46%) Oracle
10 58 (21.01%) Data Modelling
11 52 (18.84%) SAS Macro
12 36 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (13.04%) Analytics
13 33 (11.96%) Banking
13 33 (11.96%) UNIX
14 32 (11.59%) Dimensional Modelling
15 29 (10.51%) Oracle Database
16 28 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (9.78%) Retail
18 25 (9.06%) OLAP
19 24 (8.70%) PL/SQL
19 24 (8.70%) Informatica
19 24 (8.70%) Data Integration
19 24 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
20 21 (7.61%) DB2
21 20 (7.25%) Data Management
21 20 (7.25%) Algorithms
22 19 (6.88%) Marketing
22 19 (6.88%) Data Security
23 17 (6.16%) Change Control

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
Applications
1 8 (2.90%) MS Office
2 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.17%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) BASE24
2 2 (0.72%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.90%) FTP
1 8 (2.90%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 90 (32.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 76 (27.54%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (10.51%) Oracle Database
5 25 (9.06%) OLAP
6 24 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (7.61%) DB2
8 15 (5.43%) SQL Server
9 14 (5.07%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 12 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
11 10 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (3.26%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.81%) Data Mart
13 5 (1.81%) QlikView
14 3 (1.09%) Big Data
15 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.72%) SQLBase
15 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.36%) MS Access
16 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) ProC
General
1 110 (39.86%) Finance
2 33 (11.96%) Banking
3 27 (9.78%) Retail
4 19 (6.88%) Marketing
5 8 (2.90%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 139 (50.36%) Developer
2 132 (47.83%) SAS Developer
3 67 (24.28%) Analyst
4 48 (17.39%) SAS Analyst
5 21 (7.61%) Programmer
5 21 (7.61%) SAS Programmer
6 15 (5.43%) Data Analyst
7 12 (4.35%) Consultant
8 11 (3.99%) SAS Consultant
9 9 (3.26%) SAS Data Analyst
10 6 (2.17%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (1.81%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (1.81%) Administrator
11 5 (1.81%) MI Analyst
11 5 (1.81%) SAS Analyst Programmer
11 5 (1.81%) SAS Administrator
11 5 (1.81%) Data Manager
11 5 (1.81%) Data Integration Developer
12 4 (1.45%) SAS BI Developer
12 4 (1.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.07%) ODBC
2 2 (0.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 20 (7.25%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.71%) Credit Risk
5 10 (3.62%) Statistics
6 6 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.45%) Social Network
8 3 (1.09%) EMV
8 3 (1.09%) APACS
8 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Tandem
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.96%) UNIX
2 8 (2.90%) Solaris
3 7 (2.54%) Windows
4 6 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.23%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (32.25%) ETL
3 58 (21.01%) Data Modelling
4 36 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (13.04%) Analytics
5 32 (11.59%) Dimensional Modelling
6 20 (7.25%) Data Management
7 19 (6.88%) Data Security
8 17 (6.16%) Change Control
9 15 (5.43%) Migration
10 14 (5.07%) Release Management
11 13 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (4.35%) Time Series Analysis
12 12 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
12 12 (4.35%) Regression Analysis
12 12 (4.35%) Validation
13 11 (3.99%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.99%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.99%) Financial Modelling
13 11 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.68%) SQL
2 52 (18.84%) SAS Macro
3 24 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.35%) VBA
5 10 (3.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.45%) R
7 1 (0.36%) JCL
7 1 (0.36%) Java
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) VB
7 1 (0.36%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.35%) SAS Certification
3 8 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) Degree
5 1 (0.36%) PhD
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.09%) Basel II
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.36%) Basel III
3 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 62 (22.46%) Oracle
2 24 (8.70%) Informatica
3 15 (5.43%) Ab Initio
4 9 (3.26%) Cognos
5 7 (2.54%) Teradata
6 6 (2.17%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.81%) Tableau
8 3 (1.09%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.36%) Remedy
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.36%) Trillium
9 1 (0.36%) Omniture
9 1 (0.36%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.36%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.36%) Unica
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
South Yorkshire
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago