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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 523 487 456
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -31
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 103 125 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 87
Average daily rate £413 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 97 £413 -5.98% 46
Yorkshire -19 27 £400 -15.78% 9
London -11 24 £463 +8.82% 23
West Yorkshire 0 23 £406 -10.95% 8
South East +23 20 £550 +37.50% 2
North West -22 16 £375 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 14 £550 +83.33% 1
Leeds +1 14 £425 +3.03% 7
Milton Keynes +11 9 £550 +83.33% 1
Lancashire +3 9 £265 -44.21%
Blackpool -8 8 £264 -44.47%
City of London +35 7 £325 -21.21% 4
South West +1 7 £400 -15.34% 1
Surrey -8 5 £575 +43.75%
Guildford - 4 £575 -
South Yorkshire -6 3 £275 -42.10% 1
Sheffield -10 3 £275 -42.10% 1
Street - 3 £413 -
Somerset - 3 £413 -
Liverpool - 3 £413 -
Merseyside - 3 £413 -
Bristol -2 2 £340 -33.00%
Scotland -5 2 £625 +47.05% 4
Edinburgh -15 2 £625 +47.05% 4
Manchester -24 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Bromley - 2 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
Gloucestershire +11 1 £338 -15.62% 1
Gloucester +8 1 £338 -15.62% 1

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 281 (100.00%) SAS
2 162 (57.65%) Finance
3 101 (35.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 87 (30.96%) SQL
5 69 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (23.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 59 (21.00%) ETL
8 56 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (16.01%) SAS EBI
10 41 (14.59%) Unix
11 38 (13.52%) Analytics
12 37 (13.17%) Banking
13 35 (12.46%) SAS Macro
14 33 (11.74%) Data Integration
15 30 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (10.32%) Credit Risk
16 29 (10.32%) Migration
17 28 (9.96%) Marketing
18 27 (9.61%) Data Modelling
19 26 (9.25%) Oracle
20 25 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (8.90%) Data Analysis
20 25 (8.90%) Data Quality
21 23 (8.19%) Linux
22 19 (6.76%) SAS Certification
23 18 (6.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
23 18 (6.41%) Project Management
24 16 (5.69%) Validation
25 15 (5.34%) OLAP
25 15 (5.34%) MS Office

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 281 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (5.34%) MS Office
2 12 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Unica
2 4 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (35.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 69 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (23.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 45 (16.01%) SAS EBI
5 18 (6.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 15 (5.34%) OLAP
7 10 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (3.56%) Data Mining
8 9 (3.20%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.85%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (2.49%) DB2
11 6 (2.14%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.14%) Impala
12 5 (1.78%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.78%) SQLBase
13 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.71%) Data Mart
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (3.20%) ERwin
2 2 (0.71%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 162 (57.65%) Finance
2 37 (13.17%) Banking
3 28 (9.96%) Marketing
4 10 (3.56%) Retail
4 10 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (56.58%) Developer
2 153 (54.45%) SAS Developer
3 73 (25.98%) Analyst
4 55 (19.57%) SAS Analyst
5 44 (15.66%) Programmer
6 43 (15.30%) SAS Programmer
7 19 (6.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 18 (6.41%) Analyst Developer
9 15 (5.34%) Administrator
9 15 (5.34%) Consultant
9 15 (5.34%) Data Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Data Integration Developer
9 15 (5.34%) ETL Developer
9 15 (5.34%) Integration Developer
9 15 (5.34%) SAS Administrator
10 14 (4.98%) SAS Consultant
11 13 (4.63%) Architect
11 13 (4.63%) Developer Analyst
12 12 (4.27%) SAS Architect
12 12 (4.27%) SAS ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.78%) Web Services
2 2 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.36%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.74%) Data Integration
2 30 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.32%) Credit Risk
4 14 (4.98%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.78%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.42%) Life Science
8 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.07%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.07%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.07%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.07%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) New Media
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) Informatics
10 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.59%) Unix
2 23 (8.19%) Linux
3 14 (4.98%) Windows
4 11 (3.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.00%) ETL
2 56 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (13.52%) Analytics
4 29 (10.32%) Migration
5 27 (9.61%) Data Modelling
6 25 (8.90%) Data Analysis
6 25 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (6.41%) Project Management
8 16 (5.69%) Validation
9 13 (4.63%) Data Management
10 11 (3.91%) Change Control
10 11 (3.91%) Risk Management
10 11 (3.91%) SDLC
10 11 (3.91%) System Testing
10 11 (3.91%) Visual Analytics
11 8 (2.85%) Data Mapping
12 7 (2.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 7 (2.49%) Customer Segmentation
12 7 (2.49%) Inmon Methodology
12 7 (2.49%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.96%) SQL
2 35 (12.46%) SAS Macro
3 14 (4.98%) VBA
4 11 (3.91%) R
5 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.71%) Lingo
8 1 (0.36%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) Java
8 1 (0.36%) REXX
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (6.76%) SAS Certification
2 14 (4.98%) Degree
3 11 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.36%) HNC
7 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.36%) Basel II
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 10 (3.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (9.25%) Oracle
2 13 (4.63%) Informatica
3 10 (3.56%) Teradata
4 9 (3.20%) CA
4 9 (3.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.14%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.42%) SAP
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe
7 2 (0.71%) IBM
7 2 (0.71%) Omniture
8 1 (0.36%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.36%) i2
8 1 (0.36%) Netezza
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bromley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago