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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Certification
Rank 569 549 546
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 22 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 7
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£500 £394 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £380 -
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -
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
11050 9216 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 18.00% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6480 5130 4573
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 401 602
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 2014.

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 13 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 29 December 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 -9 22 £500 +26.98%
London +16 15 £513 +28.12%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £430 -
North East - 6 £430 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £430 -
City of London - 4 £525 -
South East -31 1 £400 +5.26%
Edinburgh - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 36 (100.00%) SAS
2 20 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (38.89%) Statistical Analysis
3 14 (38.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 12 (33.33%) Base SAS
4 12 (33.33%) ETL
5 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (30.56%) MS Office
6 10 (27.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 7 (19.44%) Publishing
8 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) Data Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) Statistics
9 5 (13.89%) OLAP
9 5 (13.89%) ODBC
10 4 (11.11%) UNIX
10 4 (11.11%) Solaris
10 4 (11.11%) Informatica
10 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 4 (11.11%) Telnet
10 4 (11.11%) FTP
10 4 (11.11%) Banking
10 4 (11.11%) Retail
10 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
10 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
10 4 (11.11%) Finance

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 36 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) FTP
1 4 (11.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 12 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (27.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (13.89%) OLAP
6 3 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
General
1 7 (19.44%) Publishing
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) SAS Developer
3 7 (19.44%) SAS Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) SAS Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Database Developer
5 1 (2.78%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Data Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) SAS BI Developer
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Integration
2 5 (13.89%) Statistics
3 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Solaris
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (38.89%) Statistical Analysis
3 12 (33.33%) ETL
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.33%) C
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase