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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 447 447 471
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 146 155 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 1.27% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 108 51
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£475 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £384
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +10.74%
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
12078 12215 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 21.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7646 6449
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 206
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -11 145 £475 +5.55% 86
London -38 42 £450 - 26
North West +16 38 £500 +42.85% 12
Yorkshire -5 27 £495 +10.00% 7
Manchester +9 19 £450 +10.76% 2
West Yorkshire -7 18 £483 +7.22% 7
South West +12 14 £450 +9.09% 7
South East -26 12 £413 +8.55% 24
North East -4 10 £520 +18.18% 5
Leeds -15 10 £500 +11.11% 6
City of London +18 9 £450 - 6
Bristol +3 9 £450 +2.85% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 8 £488 +10.79% 4
Tyne and Wear -5 8 £488 +10.79% 4
Buckinghamshire - 8 £375 - 4
Milton Keynes - 7 £413 - 3
Swindon +12 3 £450 +47.54% 1
Wiltshire +11 3 £450 +47.54% 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Kent - 2 - - 7
Northamptonshire - 2 £456 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £456 - 3
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Scotland +1 1 - - 3
Edinburgh -5 1 - - 3
Northampton - 1 £438 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Greenwich - - - - 1
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 299 (100.00%) SAS
2 128 (42.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 119 (39.80%) Finance
4 114 (38.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 113 (37.79%) SQL
6 102 (34.11%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (22.74%) ETL
9 66 (22.07%) Oracle
10 51 (17.06%) Data Modelling
11 41 (13.71%) Banking
12 38 (12.71%) UNIX
12 38 (12.71%) Oracle Database
13 37 (12.37%) Dimensional Modelling
13 37 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 37 (12.37%) PL/SQL
14 34 (11.37%) Analytics
15 33 (11.04%) Data Analysis
16 32 (10.70%) SAS Macro
17 31 (10.37%) Algorithms
18 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.70%) Data Security
20 26 (8.70%) Retail
21 24 (8.03%) Marketing
21 24 (8.03%) Data Integration
22 21 (7.02%) OLAP
22 21 (7.02%) Data Extraction
23 20 (6.69%) Mainframe
24 19 (6.35%) IBM
24 19 (6.35%) Microsoft

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 299 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) SPSS
3 4 (1.34%) MS Office
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.33%) Unica
2 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (42.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 114 (38.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 73 (24.41%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (12.71%) Oracle Database
5 37 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (7.02%) OLAP
7 17 (5.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 15 (5.02%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (4.35%) DB2
10 11 (3.68%) SQL Server
11 9 (3.01%) Data Mining
11 9 (3.01%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.67%) Big Data
13 3 (1.00%) QlikView
13 3 (1.00%) SQLBase
14 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) ERwin
2 4 (1.34%) ProC
2 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 119 (39.80%) Finance
2 41 (13.71%) Banking
3 26 (8.70%) Retail
4 24 (8.03%) Marketing
5 12 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Advertising
9 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 154 (51.51%) Developer
2 144 (48.16%) SAS Developer
3 71 (23.75%) Analyst
4 46 (15.38%) SAS Analyst
5 23 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 21 (7.02%) SAS Programmer
6 21 (7.02%) Programmer
7 15 (5.02%) Lead Developer
8 13 (4.35%) Consultant
8 13 (4.35%) SAS Consultant
9 11 (3.68%) Administrator
9 11 (3.68%) SAS Administrator
10 10 (3.34%) SAS Data Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (3.01%) Architect
12 8 (2.68%) Designer
12 8 (2.68%) Insight Analyst
13 7 (2.34%) SAS BI Developer
13 7 (2.34%) SAS Architect
13 7 (2.34%) SAS Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) Web Services
2 2 (0.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.37%) Algorithms
2 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.03%) Data Integration
4 21 (7.02%) Data Extraction
5 20 (6.69%) Mainframe
6 18 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
7 17 (5.69%) Credit Risk
8 7 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.00%) Social Network
10 3 (1.00%) Replication
11 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.67%) Physics
11 2 (0.67%) GIS
11 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.33%) FMCG
12 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.33%) DTV
12 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.71%) UNIX
2 16 (5.35%) Windows
3 7 (2.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.11%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (22.74%) ETL
3 51 (17.06%) Data Modelling
4 37 (12.37%) Dimensional Modelling
5 34 (11.37%) Analytics
6 33 (11.04%) Data Analysis
7 29 (9.70%) Data Security
8 18 (6.02%) Validation
9 17 (5.69%) Migration
9 17 (5.69%) Propensity Modelling
9 17 (5.69%) Customer Insight
9 17 (5.69%) Statistical Modelling
10 15 (5.02%) System Testing
10 15 (5.02%) Data Management
11 14 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.68%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.68%) Regression Analysis
12 11 (3.68%) Time Series Analysis
13 10 (3.34%) Change Control
13 10 (3.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 113 (37.79%) SQL
2 37 (12.37%) PL/SQL
3 32 (10.70%) SAS Macro
4 17 (5.69%) VBA
5 7 (2.34%) REXX
6 4 (1.34%) Java
6 4 (1.34%) PROC SQL
7 3 (1.00%) C
8 2 (0.67%) C#
8 2 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (3.34%) SAS Certification
2 9 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.68%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.67%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) Basel II
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.33%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 66 (22.07%) Oracle
2 19 (6.35%) IBM
2 19 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.68%) Informatica
4 7 (2.34%) Business Objects
4 7 (2.34%) Teradata
5 6 (2.01%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.34%) Tableau
7 2 (0.67%) Netezza
7 2 (0.67%) DataFlux
7 2 (0.67%) Omniture
7 2 (0.67%) i2
7 2 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.33%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) Trillium
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.33%) Capita
Newcastle upon Tyne
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago