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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Certification
Rank 608 592 545
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -47
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.037% 0.019% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
10729 10413 8488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.22% 19.36% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6059 5947 4531
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 529 455
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 2015.

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 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 Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 -16 3 £450 +20.00%
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
South East - 3 £450 -
County Antrim - 1 £275 -
Belfast - 1 £275 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) SAS
2 14 (56.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 10 (40.00%) Base SAS
4 9 (36.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) OLAP
6 4 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) Replication
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) Windows
8 2 (8.00%) C
8 2 (8.00%) Finance
9 1 (4.00%) Banking
9 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
9 1 (4.00%) Statistics
9 1 (4.00%) SAS Macro
9 1 (4.00%) Big Data
9 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
9 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
9 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (4.00%) Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 9 (36.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (16.00%) OLAP
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) SAS Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SAS Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle