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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Certification
Rank 604 595 582
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 20 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.041% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.20% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 3
Average daily rate £469 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+23.43% +5.26%
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
10920 10497 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.21% 20.32% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6750 6072 5158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 491 443
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SAS Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 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 9 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 -32 19 £488 -2.50% 2
London +1 12 £300 -40.00%
South East -3 4 £500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -6 3 £488 +2.63%
Yorkshire -10 3 £488 +2.63%
Leeds - 3 £488 -
City of London +40 2 £400 -23.80%
Surrey -6 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) SAS
2 23 (51.11%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 22 (48.89%) Base SAS
4 18 (40.00%) Analytics
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
5 15 (33.33%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) R
7 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 12 (26.67%) Oracle
7 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 11 (24.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 11 (24.44%) Windows
9 9 (20.00%) Big Data
9 9 (20.00%) SAS EBI
10 8 (17.78%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (17.78%) Python
10 8 (17.78%) HTML
10 8 (17.78%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 8 (17.78%) SPSS
10 8 (17.78%) Mapinfo
10 8 (17.78%) IBM
10 8 (17.78%) GIS
10 8 (17.78%) ArcGIS
10 8 (17.78%) jQuery
11 7 (15.56%) Red Hat

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (17.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (48.89%) Base SAS
3 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (24.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 9 (20.00%) Big Data
5 9 (20.00%) SAS EBI
6 8 (17.78%) GIS
7 7 (15.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 4 (8.89%) OLAP
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
1 30 (66.67%) SAS Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Programmer
2 7 (15.56%) SAS Programmer
3 5 (11.11%) SAS Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Data Integration Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Data Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) SAS Architect
6 2 (4.44%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) CSS
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
1 8 (17.78%) jQuery
2 7 (15.56%) HTML5
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.89%) Replication
5 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Analytics
2 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
4 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.22%) Data Validation
8 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) R
3 8 (17.78%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) Mapinfo
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) Cognos