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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Certification
Rank 603 589 582
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 14 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.002% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.011% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Average daily rate
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£475 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £338
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
11189 9095 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.56% 17.26% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6198 5113 5307
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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 404 606
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 12 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 1 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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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 -5 14 £475 -
South East - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
City of London - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
London - - - -
Marlow - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (100.00%) SAS
2 16 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (50.00%) Base SAS
4 10 (45.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) Data Integration
6 7 (31.82%) MS Office
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Publishing
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) ETL
7 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (27.27%) OLAP
7 6 (27.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (18.18%) SAS Macro
8 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
8 4 (18.18%) Analytics
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
9 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 10 (45.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (27.27%) OLAP
3 6 (27.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (31.82%) Publishing
2 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) SAS Developer
3 7 (31.82%) SAS Consultant
3 7 (31.82%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SAS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Integration
2 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SAS Macro
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase