The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Analyst
Rank 527 494 468
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -26
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 56 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 46
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£425 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £229 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SAS Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK.

SAS Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SAS Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK.

SAS Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Analyst
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -24 48 £425 +6.25% 33
London -10 18 £400 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire -2 13 £438 +94.44% 10
City of London +15 9 £388 -8.82% 4
West Yorkshire -5 8 £425 +88.88% 10
South East -7 7 £425 +30.76% 9
Edinburgh -1 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Surrey -4 6 £425 - 4
Scotland -7 6 £400 -15.78% 1
North West -8 5 £350 - 3
Manchester -1 4 £350 - 2
Leeds -15 2 £488 +116.66% 7
South West -20 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 - - 1
Reigate - 1 £438 - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

SAS Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Analyst in their job title 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 with SAS Analyst in their job title.

1 134 (100.00%) SAS
2 62 (46.27%) Finance
3 51 (38.06%) SQL
4 43 (32.09%) Base SAS
5 39 (29.10%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (26.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 32 (23.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 27 (20.15%) Retail
9 26 (19.40%) Banking
10 25 (18.66%) Credit Risk
11 24 (17.91%) Data Analysis
11 24 (17.91%) Marketing
12 23 (17.16%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (14.18%) Analytics
14 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (8.96%) Data Modelling
17 11 (8.21%) ETL
18 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
18 10 (7.46%) MS Office
18 10 (7.46%) Oracle
18 10 (7.46%) Validation
18 10 (7.46%) Mainframe
18 10 (7.46%) SAS Macro
19 9 (6.72%) Data Management
19 9 (6.72%) Retail Banking
19 9 (6.72%) Migration
19 9 (6.72%) UNIX
19 9 (6.72%) Statistical Modelling
20 8 (5.97%) Microsoft

SAS Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Analyst in their job title 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 with SAS Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 134 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
1 10 (7.46%) MS Office
2 5 (3.73%) MS Project
2 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.75%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.09%) Base SAS
2 35 (26.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 32 (23.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 23 (17.16%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.22%) OLAP
6 6 (4.48%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.73%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.99%) Essbase
9 3 (2.24%) QlikView
10 2 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.75%) Big Data
11 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
General
1 62 (46.27%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Retail
3 26 (19.40%) Banking
4 24 (17.91%) Marketing
5 9 (6.72%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Legal
7 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.10%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (18.66%) Credit Risk
3 10 (7.46%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.99%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Statistics
7 2 (1.49%) Economics
7 2 (1.49%) FMCG
7 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) UNIX
2 4 (2.99%) AIX
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) Data Analysis
2 19 (14.18%) Analytics
3 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.96%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.21%) ETL
7 10 (7.46%) Validation
8 9 (6.72%) Data Management
8 9 (6.72%) Migration
8 9 (6.72%) Statistical Modelling
9 7 (5.22%) Project Management
9 7 (5.22%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.48%) Change Control
10 6 (4.48%) Data Mapping
11 5 (3.73%) Data Security
11 5 (3.73%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.73%) Regression Analysis
11 5 (3.73%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (3.73%) Customer Insight
11 5 (3.73%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.06%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) SAS Macro
3 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.49%) VBA
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.22%) Teradata
4 4 (2.99%) Tableau
5 3 (2.24%) Cognos
6 2 (1.49%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.75%) Omniture
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) Unica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + non-negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago