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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 444 430 440
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 128 129 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 1.20% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 86 64
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£439 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -12 122 £440 - 75
London -14 49 £425 -5.55% 28
Yorkshire +8 20 £475 +15.15% 3
North West +13 19 £458 +30.71% 4
South East -7 14 £400 +88.23% 26
South West -14 14 £450 +5.88% 10
City of London +9 10 £413 +3.12% 17
Manchester +4 10 £450 +28.57% 2
West Yorkshire +3 10 £475 +26.66% 3
Wiltshire - 9 £450 - 5
Swindon - 9 £450 - 3
Berkshire - 8 £331 - 2
Surrey -2 5 £400 +88.23% 8
Edinburgh -3 4 £425 -5.55% 4
Scotland -6 4 £425 -5.55% 4
Bristol -9 3 £495 +41.42% 5
Bingley 0 2 £550 +46.66%
Reigate - 2 £438 - 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 5
Bournemouth - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 3
Halifax - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Kent - - - - 9
Oxfordshire - - - - 1

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 271 (100.00%) SAS
2 152 (56.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 102 (37.64%) Finance
3 102 (37.64%) SQL
4 98 (36.16%) Business Intelligence
4 98 (36.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 84 (31.00%) ETL
6 81 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
7 64 (23.62%) Oracle
8 50 (18.45%) Data Modelling
9 48 (17.71%) SAS Macro
10 33 (12.18%) Analytics
11 32 (11.81%) Dimensional Modelling
11 32 (11.81%) Banking
12 31 (11.44%) Retail
13 29 (10.70%) UNIX
14 27 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (9.59%) Oracle Database
16 24 (8.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (8.86%) PL/SQL
16 24 (8.86%) Informatica
17 23 (8.49%) OLAP
18 22 (8.12%) DB2
19 21 (7.75%) Marketing
19 21 (7.75%) Data Integration
20 20 (7.38%) Algorithms
21 19 (7.01%) Data Security
22 18 (6.64%) Data Management
23 17 (6.27%) Statistical Modelling

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 271 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.32%) MS Office
2 7 (2.58%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.21%) SPSS
4 4 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.37%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.95%) FTP
1 8 (2.95%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (56.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 98 (36.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 81 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (9.59%) Oracle Database
5 24 (8.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (8.49%) OLAP
7 22 (8.12%) DB2
8 14 (5.17%) SQL Server
8 14 (5.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 11 (4.06%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.69%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (2.58%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.11%) Big Data
12 3 (1.11%) QlikView
12 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.74%) SQLBase
14 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.37%) ProC
General
1 102 (37.64%) Finance
2 32 (11.81%) Banking
3 31 (11.44%) Retail
4 21 (7.75%) Marketing
5 9 (3.32%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (49.08%) Developer
2 128 (47.23%) SAS Developer
3 62 (22.88%) Analyst
4 43 (15.87%) SAS Analyst
5 20 (7.38%) SAS Programmer
5 20 (7.38%) Programmer
6 15 (5.54%) Consultant
7 14 (5.17%) SAS Consultant
8 13 (4.80%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.32%) SAS Data Analyst
10 8 (2.95%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (1.85%) Data Integration Developer
11 5 (1.85%) Administrator
11 5 (1.85%) Data Manager
11 5 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (1.85%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (1.85%) SAS Administrator
11 5 (1.85%) SAS Analyst Programmer
12 4 (1.48%) Technical Leader
12 4 (1.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.17%) ODBC
2 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.75%) Data Integration
3 20 (7.38%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.43%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.95%) Statistics
6 4 (1.48%) Social Network
6 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.11%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) Physics
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.37%) DTV
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.70%) UNIX
2 10 (3.69%) Windows
3 8 (2.95%) Solaris
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (36.16%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (31.00%) ETL
3 50 (18.45%) Data Modelling
4 33 (12.18%) Analytics
5 32 (11.81%) Dimensional Modelling
6 27 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (7.01%) Data Security
8 18 (6.64%) Data Management
9 17 (6.27%) Statistical Modelling
9 17 (6.27%) Change Control
10 15 (5.54%) Regression Analysis
10 15 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (5.54%) Time Series Analysis
11 14 (5.17%) Release Management
12 13 (4.80%) Validation
13 12 (4.43%) Migration
13 12 (4.43%) Customer Insight
14 11 (4.06%) Financial Modelling
14 11 (4.06%) Propensity Modelling
14 11 (4.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (37.64%) SQL
2 48 (17.71%) SAS Macro
3 24 (8.86%) PL/SQL
4 14 (5.17%) VBA
5 9 (3.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.37%) PROC SQL
6 1 (0.37%) R
6 1 (0.37%) VB
6 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.17%) SAS Certification
3 8 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.11%) Basel II
3 1 (0.37%) FINREP
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 64 (23.62%) Oracle
2 24 (8.86%) Informatica
3 15 (5.54%) Ab Initio
4 9 (3.32%) Cognos
5 6 (2.21%) Teradata
5 6 (2.21%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.48%) Tableau
7 3 (1.11%) SAP
8 2 (0.74%) Omniture
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.37%) Trillium
9 1 (0.37%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.37%) Unica
9 1 (0.37%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) GoldenSource
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