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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 498 503 523
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 124 97 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 0.84% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 30
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£450 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
12636 11592 11138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.21% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8233 7148 6794
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 180 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +6 120 £445 +4.70% 51
London -1 48 £440 +3.52% 21
Yorkshire -11 22 £400 -4.76% 10
West Yorkshire -11 20 £400 -4.76% 6
North West -9 18 £450 -47.05% 6
South East -37 17 £450 +15.38% 8
Manchester +2 15 £450 -47.05% 5
Croydon - 13 £450 -
Leeds - 10 £400 - 4
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £475 +57.02% 4
Hampshire -19 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Bradford - 6 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes +2 5 £463 +48.00% 2
City of London -25 5 £495 +16.47% 8
North East -17 4 £500 +12.35%
East Midlands -3 3 £475 - 2
South West -3 3 £425 +21.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 3 £500 +12.35%
Tyne and Wear -20 3 £500 +12.35%
Kent - 3 £413 -
West Midlands +7 2 £500 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 2 £463 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £488 +14.70%
Northampton +1 2 £463 -
Swindon 0 2 £488 +14.70%
Scotland 0 2 £525 +50.00% 5
Chester - 2 £544 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £544 - 1
Edinburgh 0 1 £500 +42.85% 5
Halifax -1 1 - -

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 269 (100.00%) SAS
2 132 (49.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 119 (44.24%) Finance
4 94 (34.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 78 (29.00%) ETL
6 66 (24.54%) UNIX
7 65 (24.16%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (21.19%) SQL
8 57 (21.19%) SAS Macro
9 54 (20.07%) Banking
10 53 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (13.01%) Data Analysis
12 30 (11.15%) Data Modelling
12 30 (11.15%) OLAP
13 27 (10.04%) Data Integration
14 26 (9.67%) Windows
15 25 (9.29%) Oracle
15 25 (9.29%) Microsoft
15 25 (9.29%) Credit Risk
15 25 (9.29%) Analytics
16 24 (8.92%) Security Cleared
17 23 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (7.81%) Data Management
18 21 (7.81%) SC Cleared
18 21 (7.81%) IBM
18 21 (7.81%) ETL Development
19 20 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
19 20 (7.43%) Mainframe
19 20 (7.43%) Unit Testing

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 269 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.72%) MS Office
3 8 (2.97%) SPSS
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (49.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 94 (34.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 53 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (11.15%) OLAP
5 19 (7.06%) OLAP Cube
6 16 (5.95%) Oracle Database
7 13 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 7 (2.60%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.49%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.12%) QlikView
13 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.12%) SQLBase
14 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.60%) ERwin
2 3 (1.12%) ProC
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.74%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.37%) Maven
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 119 (44.24%) Finance
2 54 (20.07%) Banking
3 16 (5.95%) Retail
4 11 (4.09%) Marketing
5 10 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.74%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (54.28%) Developer
2 129 (47.96%) SAS Developer
3 74 (27.51%) Analyst
4 46 (17.10%) SAS Analyst
5 22 (8.18%) Data Analyst
6 17 (6.32%) SAS Programmer
6 17 (6.32%) Consultant
6 17 (6.32%) Programmer
7 16 (5.95%) Lead Developer
7 16 (5.95%) SAS Consultant
8 13 (4.83%) ETL Developer
9 9 (3.35%) Architect
9 9 (3.35%) Insight Analyst
10 8 (2.97%) SAS ETL Developer
10 8 (2.97%) Designer
11 7 (2.60%) SAS Data Analyst
12 6 (2.23%) SAS BI Developer
12 6 (2.23%) MI Developer
12 6 (2.23%) Senior SAS Developer
12 6 (2.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.04%) Data Integration
2 25 (9.29%) Credit Risk
3 20 (7.43%) Mainframe
4 19 (7.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 19 (7.06%) Data Extraction
5 17 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.09%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.23%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.49%) Replication
10 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.74%) GIS
11 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.37%) Social Media
12 1 (0.37%) New Media
12 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) Clustering
12 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (24.54%) UNIX
2 26 (9.67%) Windows
3 9 (3.35%) AIX
4 8 (2.97%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.00%) ETL
2 65 (24.16%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (13.01%) Data Analysis
4 30 (11.15%) Data Modelling
5 25 (9.29%) Analytics
6 23 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (7.81%) Data Management
7 21 (7.81%) ETL Development
8 20 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (7.43%) Unit Testing
9 19 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (6.32%) System Testing
11 16 (5.95%) Migration
12 15 (5.58%) Validation
12 15 (5.58%) Dimensional Modelling
13 13 (4.83%) Propensity Modelling
14 12 (4.46%) Configuration Management
14 12 (4.46%) SDLC
15 11 (4.09%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.19%) SQL
1 57 (21.19%) SAS Macro
2 13 (4.83%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.72%) VBA
4 8 (2.97%) REXX
5 6 (2.23%) Java
6 4 (1.49%) C
6 4 (1.49%) C#
6 4 (1.49%) C++
7 3 (1.12%) R
7 3 (1.12%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.83%) SAS Certification
4 10 (3.72%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) Basel II
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) CDISC
2 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.37%) Nagios
2 1 (0.37%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.37%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 25 (9.29%) Oracle
1 25 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.81%) IBM
3 18 (6.69%) Greenplum
4 8 (2.97%) Teradata
5 7 (2.60%) Tableau
6 4 (1.49%) Cognos
7 2 (0.74%) i2
7 2 (0.74%) Netezza
8 1 (0.37%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Capita
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix
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