The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Analyst
Rank 501 475 464
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 87 88 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 87
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 July 2014.

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 29 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 July 2014. 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 -64 52 £390 +4.00% 25
London -34 20 £388 +3.33% 11
South East -4 11 £425 - 2
South West -14 10 £341 -5.86% 2
Bristol -14 8 £341 -5.86% 1
City of London +6 7 £375 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire +8 6 £366 -8.43% 3
West Yorkshire +3 6 £366 -8.43% 2
Scotland -20 4 £350 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -14 3 £350 -6.66% 1
North West +4 1 £363 - 5
Surrey -2 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £403 - 1
Manchester - 1 £363 - 3
Northampton - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Chester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2

SAS Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 168 (100.00%) SAS
2 86 (51.19%) SQL
3 80 (47.62%) Finance
4 42 (25.00%) Base SAS
5 37 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (18.45%) Banking
7 25 (14.88%) Retail
7 25 (14.88%) QlikView
8 21 (12.50%) Marketing
8 21 (12.50%) Analytics
9 19 (11.31%) Oracle
10 15 (8.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 13 (7.74%) Data Analysis
11 13 (7.74%) VBA
11 13 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (7.14%) UNIX
12 12 (7.14%) Data Management
13 11 (6.55%) Data Modelling
13 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.36%) Statistical Modelling
14 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
14 9 (5.36%) SAS Macro
14 9 (5.36%) CHAID
14 9 (5.36%) Mainframe
15 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
15 8 (4.76%) Windows
15 8 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
15 8 (4.76%) Propensity Modelling
15 8 (4.76%) Customer Insight
15 8 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 168 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.98%) MS Office
4 3 (1.79%) MS Project
4 3 (1.79%) SPSS
5 1 (0.60%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 25 (14.88%) QlikView
3 15 (8.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.98%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.79%) OLAP
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.60%) Big Data
12 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) ERwin
2 1 (0.60%) ProC
General
1 80 (47.62%) Finance
2 31 (18.45%) Banking
3 25 (14.88%) Retail
4 21 (12.50%) Marketing
5 5 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Front Office
7 2 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.98%) Statistics
3 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.19%) iPad
5 2 (1.19%) FMCG
5 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.60%) Economics
6 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.14%) UNIX
2 8 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) AIX
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (12.50%) Analytics
3 13 (7.74%) Data Analysis
4 12 (7.14%) Data Management
5 11 (6.55%) Data Modelling
5 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.36%) Statistical Modelling
6 9 (5.36%) CHAID
7 8 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (4.76%) Propensity Modelling
7 8 (4.76%) Customer Insight
8 7 (4.17%) Campaign Analysis
8 7 (4.17%) Data Security
9 6 (3.57%) ETL
10 5 (2.98%) Direct Marketing
10 5 (2.98%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.38%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.38%) System Testing
11 4 (2.38%) Clinical Data Management
12 3 (1.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.19%) SQL
2 13 (7.74%) VBA
3 9 (5.36%) SAS Macro
4 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.19%) VB
5 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.60%) R
6 1 (0.60%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) CDISC
2 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) Basel III
3 1 (0.60%) COREP
3 1 (0.60%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (11.31%) Oracle
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.98%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.79%) Tableau
5 2 (1.19%) Informatica
5 2 (1.19%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.19%) Netezza
6 1 (0.60%) TSYS
6 1 (0.60%) Alterian
6 1 (0.60%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.60%) Teradata
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) HP
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