The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 587 504 519
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +15
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 53 136 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 1.03% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 101 72
Median daily rate £413 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.25

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
11750 13156 12083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.85% 23.46% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7964 8609 7577
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 189 200
Median hourly rate £31.14 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Base SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -87 44 £420 -6.66% 15
London -41 18 £450 - 7
Yorkshire -16 10 £400 -5.88% 1
Wales - 7 - -
South Wales - 7 - -
City of London +41 6 £450 +12.50% 3
South West +2 6 £425 +4.93%
West Yorkshire -14 6 £419 +3.07% 1
Newport - 6 - -
East of England - 5 £550 -
South Yorkshire +2 4 £375 -16.66%
Sheffield -11 4 £375 -16.66%
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Bristol +3 2 £425 +11.84%
Swindon 0 2 £450 +5.88%
North West -9 2 £469 +4.16% 2
Wiltshire -9 2 £450 +5.88%
Edinburgh -11 2 £225 -52.63% 1
Leeds -15 2 £406 -14.47% 1
Croydon -20 2 £420 -6.66%
Scotland -21 2 £225 -55.00% 2
Gloucester - 2 £225 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £400 -13.51% 2
Milton Keynes +3 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Cheshire +1 1 £400 -27.27%
East Midlands +1 1 £450 -5.26%
Northamptonshire 0 1 £450 -5.26%
Northampton -3 1 £450 -5.26%
Chester -6 1 £400 -27.27%

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 136 (100.00%) SAS
2 61 (44.85%) Finance
3 56 (41.18%) SQL
4 49 (36.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 40 (29.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 30 (22.06%) Banking
7 28 (20.59%) ETL
8 23 (16.91%) Windows
9 22 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (14.71%) Data Integration
10 20 (14.71%) SAS Macro
11 18 (13.24%) Data Modelling
12 17 (12.50%) Unix
13 16 (11.76%) Oracle
13 16 (11.76%) Validation
13 16 (11.76%) Data Analysis
14 15 (11.03%) SDLC
15 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
16 12 (8.82%) MS Office
16 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (8.82%) Credit Risk
17 11 (8.09%) SAS Certification
17 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
18 10 (7.35%) Analytics
18 10 (7.35%) Linux
19 9 (6.62%) Marketing
19 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (5.88%) Data Management
20 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
20 8 (5.88%) Data Transformation

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 136 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 40 (29.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.15%) Data Mining
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.68%) DB2
5 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.68%) SAS EBI
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.21%) Big Data
7 3 (2.21%) GIS
7 3 (2.21%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (1.47%) OLAP
9 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) ERwin
2 4 (2.94%) JIRA
3 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.47%) ProC
General
1 61 (44.85%) Finance
2 30 (22.06%) Banking
3 9 (6.62%) Marketing
4 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (47.79%) Developer
2 63 (46.32%) SAS Developer
3 26 (19.12%) Analyst
4 18 (13.24%) SAS Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) Programmer
6 12 (8.82%) Consultant
6 12 (8.82%) SAS Programmer
7 10 (7.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Administrator
8 8 (5.88%) SAS Administrator
9 7 (5.15%) ETL Developer
9 7 (5.15%) SAS ETL Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Tester
10 6 (4.41%) Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Analytics Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Data Consultant
11 5 (3.68%) SAS Architect
11 5 (3.68%) Visual Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (0.74%) AOM
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Data Integration
2 12 (8.82%) Credit Risk
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Life Science
5 5 (3.68%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.47%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.47%) New Media
8 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Unix
3 10 (7.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ETL
2 18 (13.24%) Data Modelling
3 16 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 16 (11.76%) Validation
4 15 (11.03%) SDLC
5 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (7.35%) Analytics
7 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.88%) Data Management
8 8 (5.88%) Data Transformation
9 7 (5.15%) CRM
9 7 (5.15%) Visual Analytics
10 6 (4.41%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.68%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.68%) DevOps
11 5 (3.68%) Metadata Management
11 5 (3.68%) Migration
11 5 (3.68%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.68%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.18%) SQL
2 20 (14.71%) SAS Macro
3 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (1.47%) PROC SQL
5 2 (1.47%) VBA
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) R
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) SAS Certification
1 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) CDISC
3 2 (1.47%) GCP
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Control-M
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle
2 7 (5.15%) SAP
2 7 (5.15%) Teradata
3 6 (4.41%) Informatica
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.94%) HP
6 3 (2.21%) i2
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) Omniture
8 1 (0.74%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.74%) Netezza