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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 480 519 536
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +17
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 150 97 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 55 39
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£440 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -
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
13194 12124 11888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 21.45% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8683 7513 7343
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 186 208
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.91 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +39 145 £440 +10.00% 46
North West +14 48 £440 +46.66% 9
London -8 43 £450 +7.20% 20
Manchester +11 31 £425 -50.00% 4
South East -8 26 £473 +30.34% 7
Yorkshire -10 20 £388 -7.73% 4
West Yorkshire -9 18 £388 -7.73% 1
Lancashire - 13 £445 - 1
Blackpool - 12 £450 - 1
Surrey +4 11 £473 +28.13% 3
City of London +2 6 £500 +17.64% 4
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £463 +72.09% 2
Leeds - 6 £438 -
Reigate +1 5 £473 +26.00% 2
Hampshire -9 5 £375 -10.97%
Bradford - 5 £375 - 1
Croydon - 5 £520 -
Milton Keynes -7 4 £488 - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £500 +31.14% 2
Bromley -3 2 £550 +69.23% 2
Chester -5 2 £494 +64.58% 1
South West -10 2 £475 +18.75%
East Midlands -12 2 £438 - 3
Cheshire -13 2 £494 +64.58% 1
Kent - 2 £500 -
Birmingham +1 1 £550 +44.26% 2
Wiltshire -2 1 £550 +37.50%
Northampton -2 1 £450 -
Southampton -3 1 £375 -10.97%
Northamptonshire -3 1 £450 -

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 309 (100.00%) SAS
2 143 (46.28%) Finance
3 140 (45.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 100 (32.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 87 (28.16%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (25.89%) ETL
7 76 (24.60%) UNIX
8 75 (24.27%) SQL
9 64 (20.71%) SAS Macro
10 63 (20.39%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (15.86%) Banking
12 47 (15.21%) Data Modelling
13 39 (12.62%) Oracle
14 35 (11.33%) Analytics
15 31 (10.03%) OLAP
15 31 (10.03%) Credit Risk
16 29 (9.39%) Windows
17 25 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (8.09%) Data Analysis
17 25 (8.09%) Oracle Database
18 24 (7.77%) Dimensional Modelling
18 24 (7.77%) Data Integration
19 23 (7.44%) Security Cleared
19 23 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (7.44%) Migration
19 23 (7.44%) SAS Certification
20 22 (7.12%) Microsoft
20 22 (7.12%) PL/SQL
20 22 (7.12%) Oracle Database 11g
20 22 (7.12%) Algorithms

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 309 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.56%) MS Office
3 7 (2.27%) SPSS
4 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (45.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 100 (32.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 63 (20.39%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (10.03%) OLAP
5 25 (8.09%) Oracle Database
6 22 (7.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (5.83%) OLAP Cube
8 15 (4.85%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 10 (3.24%) SQL Server
11 9 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.27%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.94%) DB2
13 6 (1.94%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.62%) Impala
15 4 (1.29%) Data Mart
16 3 (0.97%) QlikView
16 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.24%) ERwin
2 5 (1.62%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.65%) ProC
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (46.28%) Finance
2 49 (15.86%) Banking
3 17 (5.50%) Retail
4 15 (4.85%) Marketing
5 11 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
9 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.65%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (59.87%) Developer
2 168 (54.37%) SAS Developer
3 81 (26.21%) Analyst
4 54 (17.48%) SAS Analyst
5 33 (10.68%) Programmer
5 33 (10.68%) SAS Programmer
6 21 (6.80%) Consultant
7 20 (6.47%) SAS Consultant
8 17 (5.50%) Lead Developer
9 16 (5.18%) Data Analyst
10 13 (4.21%) ETL Developer
11 11 (3.56%) Insight Analyst
12 9 (2.91%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (2.91%) Architect
13 8 (2.59%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (2.59%) Developer Analyst
13 8 (2.59%) SAS ETL Developer
14 7 (2.27%) SAS Analyst Programmer
14 7 (2.27%) MI Developer
15 6 (1.94%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.03%) Credit Risk
2 24 (7.77%) Data Integration
3 22 (7.12%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.21%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.88%) Data Extraction
7 10 (3.24%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.27%) Replication
10 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.97%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.32%) Social Media
13 1 (0.32%) New Media
13 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.32%) NHS
13 1 (0.32%) GIS
13 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 76 (24.60%) UNIX
2 29 (9.39%) Windows
3 19 (6.15%) Linux
4 17 (5.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.16%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (25.89%) ETL
3 47 (15.21%) Data Modelling
4 35 (11.33%) Analytics
5 25 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (8.09%) Data Analysis
6 24 (7.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 23 (7.44%) Migration
7 23 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (6.80%) Data Security
8 21 (6.80%) ETL Development
9 20 (6.47%) Data Management
9 20 (6.47%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (5.18%) SDLC
12 14 (4.53%) System Testing
13 13 (4.21%) Validation
14 11 (3.56%) Kimball Methodology
15 10 (3.24%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.27%) SQL
2 64 (20.71%) SAS Macro
3 22 (7.12%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.56%) VBA
5 5 (1.62%) REXX
6 4 (1.29%) R
7 3 (0.97%) Java
8 2 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.65%) C#
8 2 (0.65%) C++
8 2 (0.65%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (7.44%) SAS Certification
1 23 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.32%) Basel II
3 1 (0.32%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.59%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
2 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 39 (12.62%) Oracle
2 22 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.83%) Greenplum
4 14 (4.53%) Teradata
5 12 (3.88%) IBM
6 8 (2.59%) Tableau
7 5 (1.62%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.29%) Cognos
9 3 (0.97%) Netezza
10 2 (0.65%) Informatica
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix
11 1 (0.32%) CA
11 1 (0.32%) i2
11 1 (0.32%) DataFlux
11 1 (0.32%) Capita
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £315 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackpool
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £345 - £360 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 12 days ago
Reigate
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago