The table below looks at the statistics for SAS Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Certification over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Certification
Rank 594 572 575
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 19 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
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£430 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £403 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £410 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +21.48%
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 Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11667 8979 9939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.99% 17.12% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6589 5120 5187
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 385 577
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.53 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

SAS Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SAS Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAS Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Certification
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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 -13 19 £430 +4.87% 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £430 -
North East - 5 £430 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £430 -
South East -17 3 £400 -2.43% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Bingley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
London - - - -
Marlow - - - -
City of London - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAS Certification 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 SAS Certification.

1 27 (100.00%) SAS
2 21 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (59.26%) Base SAS
4 15 (55.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 12 (44.44%) ETL
6 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (40.74%) MS Office
6 11 (40.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) Publishing
8 7 (25.93%) Migration
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Data Integration
9 6 (22.22%) OLAP
10 5 (18.52%) ODBC
10 5 (18.52%) UNIX
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Informatica
11 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
11 4 (14.81%) Telnet
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) Solaris
11 4 (14.81%) FTP
11 4 (14.81%) Statistics
11 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) SAS Macro

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAS Certification 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 SAS Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) FTP
1 4 (14.81%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Base SAS
2 15 (55.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (40.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (22.22%) OLAP
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (25.93%) Publishing
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) SAS Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) SAS Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior SAS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAS BI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Statistics
2 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
3 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
1 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
1 4 (14.81%) SAS Macro
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Informatica
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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