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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 583 521 503
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -18
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 67 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.94% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 91 61
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50

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
12047 13248 11847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.31% 23.26% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8023 8611 7313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 187 198
Median hourly rate £29.94 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -77 55 £413 -6.25% 7
London -28 23 £438 -0.56% 3
South West +3 10 £400 -5.88% 1
City of London +51 9 £450 -9.09% 1
Wales - 9 - -
South Wales - 9 - -
Newport - 8 - -
Yorkshire -19 7 £400 - 1
East of England - 5 £550 -
Bristol +2 4 £400 -
North West -9 4 £469 +4.16%
West Yorkshire -11 4 £413 +3.12% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £225 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh +1 3 £225 -52.63%
Scotland -2 3 £225 -55.00%
Gloucester - 3 £225 -
Swindon 0 2 £475 -2.56%
South Yorkshire -1 2 £388 -13.88%
South East -1 2 £375 -21.05%
Wiltshire -4 2 £475 -2.56%
Sheffield -14 2 £388 -13.88%
West Midlands -31 2 £350 -30.00%
Bracknell - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Cheshire +2 1 £400 -26.43%
Northampton -1 1 £450 -2.70%
East Midlands -2 1 £450 -5.26%
Northamptonshire -4 1 £450 -2.70%
Chester -5 1 £400 -26.43%

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 137 (100.00%) SAS
2 63 (45.99%) SQL
3 55 (40.15%) Finance
3 55 (40.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 41 (29.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 35 (25.55%) Banking
6 24 (17.52%) Windows
6 24 (17.52%) ETL
7 23 (16.79%) Unix
8 22 (16.06%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (15.33%) Analytics
9 21 (15.33%) Data Integration
9 21 (15.33%) SAS Macro
10 20 (14.60%) Data Modelling
11 18 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (13.14%) Credit Risk
12 17 (12.41%) SDLC
12 17 (12.41%) Validation
12 17 (12.41%) Marketing
13 16 (11.68%) Data Analysis
14 15 (10.95%) Oracle
14 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (10.22%) Linux
16 13 (9.49%) Data Quality
16 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
17 12 (8.76%) MS Office
18 11 (8.03%) SAS Certification
19 10 (7.30%) Data Management
19 10 (7.30%) Teradata
19 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development

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
1 137 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Network Security
2 1 (0.73%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (40.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 41 (29.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (16.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.84%) Big Data
4 8 (5.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 7 (5.11%) Data Mining
5 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.11%) SAS EBI
5 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.65%) DB2
7 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (2.19%) GIS
8 3 (2.19%) OLAP
9 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.46%) Impala
9 2 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) JIRA
2 5 (3.65%) ERwin
3 3 (2.19%) ProC
3 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (40.15%) Finance
2 35 (25.55%) Banking
3 17 (12.41%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.65%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Developer
2 54 (39.42%) SAS Developer
3 33 (24.09%) Analyst
4 19 (13.87%) SAS Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) Consultant
6 12 (8.76%) Programmer
6 12 (8.76%) SAS Programmer
7 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Administrator
8 7 (5.11%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) SAS Administrator
8 7 (5.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Tester
9 6 (4.38%) Data Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) ETL Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Management Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Data Integration
2 18 (13.14%) Credit Risk
3 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.38%) Life Science
5 4 (2.92%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) RIA
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) New Media
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.73%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.52%) Windows
2 23 (16.79%) Unix
3 14 (10.22%) Linux
4 4 (2.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) ETL
2 21 (15.33%) Analytics
3 20 (14.60%) Data Modelling
4 18 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.41%) SDLC
5 17 (12.41%) Validation
6 16 (11.68%) Data Analysis
7 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.30%) Data Management
8 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.84%) Data Governance
8 8 (5.84%) Data Transformation
8 8 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.84%) Visual Analytics
9 7 (5.11%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.11%) CRM
9 7 (5.11%) DevOps
10 6 (4.38%) Metadata Management
10 6 (4.38%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.99%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) SAS Macro
3 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.65%) Java
5 3 (2.19%) PROC SQL
5 3 (2.19%) VBA
6 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.46%) PHP
6 2 (1.46%) R
7 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) SAS Certification
3 9 (6.57%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.65%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.19%) CDISC
3 2 (1.46%) GCP
4 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Control-M
2 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Teradata
3 6 (4.38%) HP
3 6 (4.38%) SAP
4 5 (3.65%) Informatica
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.19%) i2
5 3 (2.19%) Omniture
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe
6 2 (1.46%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.73%) Alterian
7 1 (0.73%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.73%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.73%) Epiphany
7 1 (0.73%) Netezza
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
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