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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 454 470 485
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 154 113 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 1.00% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 79 27
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£475 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £51.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +412.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +412.50%

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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +14 152 £475 +12.42% 67
London -17 45 £450 +5.88% 25
North West +13 36 £500 +42.85% 7
Yorkshire +1 24 £490 +8.88% 8
South East -13 21 £431 +13.48% 10
West Yorkshire 0 19 £488 +8.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 17 £450 +44.00% 3
Manchester +3 17 £450 +28.57% 4
South West +16 12 £438 +16.66% 5
Leeds -6 12 £500 +11.11% 6
Milton Keynes +13 11 £375 +20.00% 3
North East -17 10 £520 +18.18% 3
City of London +8 8 £450 -2.70% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 8 £500 +13.63% 2
Tyne and Wear -18 8 £500 +13.63% 2
Wiltshire +7 5 £438 +43.44% 2
Bristol +1 5 £380 -15.55% 3
Swindon +15 4 £438 +43.44% 2
East Midlands -7 4 £475 +18.75% 5
Lancashire - 4 £558 -
Cheshire - 4 £500 - 1
Hampshire -15 3 £413 +5.76% 1
Warrington - 3 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £475 - 1
Croydon - 3 £330 - 2
Hook -9 2 £413 +8.55%
Scotland - 2 £450 - 8
Edinburgh - 2 £450 - 8
Blackpool - 2 £513 -
Northampton - 2 £456 - 1

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 257 (100.00%) SAS
2 109 (42.41%) Finance
2 109 (42.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 109 (42.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 77 (29.96%) SQL
4 75 (29.18%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (27.63%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (24.51%) ETL
7 44 (17.12%) Banking
8 41 (15.95%) SAS Macro
9 37 (14.40%) UNIX
10 35 (13.62%) Oracle
11 31 (12.06%) Data Analysis
12 27 (10.51%) Data Modelling
12 27 (10.51%) Analytics
13 24 (9.34%) OLAP
14 23 (8.95%) Microsoft
15 22 (8.56%) Retail
15 22 (8.56%) Data Integration
16 20 (7.78%) Data Extraction
16 20 (7.78%) IBM
17 19 (7.39%) Mainframe
17 19 (7.39%) MS Excel
17 19 (7.39%) Credit Risk
18 18 (7.00%) IBM Mainframe
18 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (6.61%) Windows
20 16 (6.23%) Propensity Modelling
20 16 (6.23%) Marketing
21 15 (5.84%) System Testing

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 257 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.11%) MS Office
2 8 (3.11%) SPSS
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (42.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 109 (42.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 71 (27.63%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (9.34%) OLAP
4 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (4.67%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.28%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 10 (3.89%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (3.50%) DB2
10 8 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (3.11%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.17%) SQLBase
12 3 (1.17%) Big Data
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.78%) QlikView
13 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.72%) ERwin
2 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.56%) ProC
3 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 109 (42.41%) Finance
2 44 (17.12%) Banking
3 22 (8.56%) Retail
4 16 (6.23%) Marketing
5 10 (3.89%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.78%) French Language
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (47.86%) Developer
2 111 (43.19%) SAS Developer
3 64 (24.90%) Analyst
4 38 (14.79%) SAS Analyst
5 20 (7.78%) Data Analyst
6 16 (6.23%) Consultant
6 16 (6.23%) Programmer
6 16 (6.23%) SAS Programmer
7 15 (5.84%) SAS Consultant
8 13 (5.06%) Architect
9 12 (4.67%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.28%) SAS Administrator
10 11 (4.28%) Administrator
11 9 (3.50%) Insight Analyst
11 9 (3.50%) SAS Architect
12 8 (3.11%) Designer
13 7 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (2.72%) Analyst Programmer
14 6 (2.33%) SAS Data Analyst
14 6 (2.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) Data Integration
2 20 (7.78%) Data Extraction
3 19 (7.39%) Mainframe
3 19 (7.39%) Credit Risk
4 18 (7.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.28%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.95%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.56%) Replication
9 2 (0.78%) Social Network
9 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.78%) Physics
9 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.78%) GIS
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.40%) UNIX
2 17 (6.61%) Windows
3 5 (1.95%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.18%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (24.51%) ETL
3 31 (12.06%) Data Analysis
4 27 (10.51%) Data Modelling
4 27 (10.51%) Analytics
5 16 (6.23%) Propensity Modelling
6 15 (5.84%) System Testing
6 15 (5.84%) Dimensional Modelling
6 15 (5.84%) Customer Insight
6 15 (5.84%) Validation
6 15 (5.84%) Data Management
7 13 (5.06%) Statistical Modelling
8 12 (4.67%) Migration
9 11 (4.28%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.28%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (3.89%) Data Security
11 9 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.11%) Visual Analytics
13 7 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.96%) SQL
2 41 (15.95%) SAS Macro
3 14 (5.45%) VBA
4 13 (5.06%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.72%) REXX
6 6 (2.33%) Java
7 4 (1.56%) PROC SQL
7 4 (1.56%) C
7 4 (1.56%) C#
7 4 (1.56%) C++
8 2 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (3.89%) SAS Certification
2 9 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.50%) Degree
3 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.39%) Basel II
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 35 (13.62%) Oracle
2 23 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.78%) IBM
4 6 (2.33%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.33%) Teradata
5 5 (1.95%) Ab Initio
5 5 (1.95%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.56%) Tableau
7 3 (1.17%) Cognos
8 2 (0.78%) DataFlux
8 2 (0.78%) i2
8 2 (0.78%) Netezza
9 1 (0.39%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.39%) Omniture
9 1 (0.39%) Capita
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix
9 1 (0.39%) Trillium
9 1 (0.39%) Informatica
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago