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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 519 515 503
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 93 71 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 0.60% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 64
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£400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
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
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
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 £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 89 £400 +2.56% 56
London +24 44 £420 +10.39% 22
South East +12 14 £269 -30.64% 1
City of London +28 13 £425 -5.55% 17
West Midlands - 9 £388 - 4
East of England - 8 £218 -
North West -4 5 £300 -25.00% 6
West Yorkshire +9 4 £448 +37.69% 6
Yorkshire +2 4 £448 -0.55% 9
South West -47 4 £400 - 7
Wiltshire - 4 £400 -
Swindon - 4 £400 -
Birmingham - 4 £381 - 2
Scotland -13 3 £413 +10.00% 2
Edinburgh -3 2 £381 +1.66% 2
Manchester -10 2 £850 +142.85% 3
Cheshire - 2 £300 - 2
Chester - 2 £300 - 2
Berkshire +7 1 £210 -45.80% 1
East Midlands +3 1 - - 5
Northamptonshire +2 1 - - 2
Northampton - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 209 (100.00%) SAS
2 84 (40.19%) SQL
3 81 (38.76%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (32.06%) Finance
5 63 (30.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 53 (25.36%) SAS Macro
7 50 (23.92%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (23.92%) ETL
8 49 (23.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 41 (19.62%) Data Modelling
10 40 (19.14%) Oracle
11 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (16.27%) Analytics
13 29 (13.88%) Data Integration
14 28 (13.40%) Banking
15 25 (11.96%) UNIX
16 24 (11.48%) Dimensional Modelling
17 22 (10.53%) Oracle Database
17 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (10.53%) Data Management
18 21 (10.05%) Marketing
18 21 (10.05%) PL/SQL
19 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
20 18 (8.61%) Oracle Database 11g
21 16 (7.66%) OLAP
21 16 (7.66%) Retail
21 16 (7.66%) Data Security
22 15 (7.18%) Data Mining
22 15 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
23 13 (6.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 209 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) SPSS
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) MS Office
5 1 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) BASE24
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 50 (23.92%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (23.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 22 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 18 (8.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (7.66%) OLAP
8 15 (7.18%) Data Mining
9 13 (6.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 7 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.87%) QlikView
12 5 (2.39%) Data Mart
12 5 (2.39%) Big Data
13 4 (1.91%) DB2
14 3 (1.44%) SAP BI
15 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.96%) Spotfire
16 1 (0.48%) MS Access
16 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.44%) ERwin
3 1 (0.48%) ProC
General
1 67 (32.06%) Finance
2 28 (13.40%) Banking
3 21 (10.05%) Marketing
4 16 (7.66%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 103 (49.28%) Developer
2 94 (44.98%) SAS Developer
3 63 (30.14%) Analyst
4 44 (21.05%) SAS Analyst
5 26 (12.44%) SAS Programmer
5 26 (12.44%) Programmer
6 14 (6.70%) Consultant
7 13 (6.22%) SAS Consultant
8 11 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) Administrator
9 7 (3.35%) SAS Administrator
9 7 (3.35%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 6 (2.87%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (2.39%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.39%) Tester
11 5 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.39%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (2.39%) Data Manager
11 5 (2.39%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) HTML
1 2 (0.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) EDI
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.88%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.83%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.39%) EMV
5 5 (2.39%) APACS
5 5 (2.39%) Tandem
6 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.44%) Statistics
6 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.96%) AS400
8 1 (0.48%) DTV
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.96%) UNIX
2 10 (4.78%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.76%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (23.92%) ETL
3 41 (19.62%) Data Modelling
4 34 (16.27%) Analytics
5 24 (11.48%) Dimensional Modelling
6 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.53%) Data Management
7 16 (7.66%) Data Security
8 15 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (6.22%) Customer Insight
10 9 (4.31%) Migration
10 9 (4.31%) Test Strategy
11 8 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.83%) CHAID
12 7 (3.35%) Project Management
12 7 (3.35%) Statistical Modelling
13 6 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (2.39%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.39%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (40.19%) SQL
2 53 (25.36%) SAS Macro
3 21 (10.05%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.35%) VBA
5 6 (2.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.91%) R
6 4 (1.91%) Java
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) JCL
7 1 (0.48%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.26%) SAS Certification
2 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.91%) Degree
4 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) CDISC
2 1 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.48%) GCP
2 1 (0.48%) FINREP
2 1 (0.48%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Basel III
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (19.14%) Oracle
2 8 (3.83%) Ab Initio
2 8 (3.83%) Cognos
2 8 (3.83%) Business Objects
2 8 (3.83%) Informatica
3 6 (2.87%) SAP
4 5 (2.39%) Tableau
5 4 (1.91%) Teradata
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.96%) Netezza
7 2 (0.96%) Alterian
8 1 (0.48%) Sybase
8 1 (0.48%) Remedy
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago