The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Architect 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 Architect in their job title 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
SAS Architect
Rank 610 602 574
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Architect 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate £525 £600 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £630 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £600 £518
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.83%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SAS Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAS Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Architect
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Architect 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 +3 16 £525 -12.50% 1
South East +30 14 £525 +22.09%
Surrey +4 13 £538 +25.00%
Guildford +14 8 £575 +33.72%
London - 2 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Bromley - 1 £525 -

SAS Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) SAS
2 20 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 15 (50.00%) SAS EBI
4 12 (40.00%) Base SAS
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Cognos
7 8 (26.67%) ETL
7 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (23.33%) Data Management
8 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (23.33%) People Management
9 6 (20.00%) NAS
9 6 (20.00%) Release Management
9 6 (20.00%) MVS
10 5 (16.67%) Informatica
10 5 (16.67%) Migration
10 5 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
12 2 (6.67%) Analytics
12 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
12 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 2 (6.67%) SAS Certification
12 2 (6.67%) Project Management
12 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

SAS Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (50.00%) SAS EBI
3 12 (40.00%) Base SAS
4 5 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) MVS
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) ETL
2 7 (23.33%) Data Management
2 7 (23.33%) People Management
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (20.00%) Release Management
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) R
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SAS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Cognos
3 5 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata