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 August 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Certification
Rank 655 646 610
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 6 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Median daily rate £525 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11213 11246 10601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.57% 19.24% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7003 6789 6009
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 537 456
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.07 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

SAS Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAS Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 6 £525 +31.25%
London +3 4 £525 +26.50%
Yorkshire -5 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 - -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAS Certification.

1 23 (100.00%) SAS
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Base SAS
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
5 6 (26.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) Informatica
6 5 (21.74%) ERwin
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) DB2
7 4 (17.39%) Control-M
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Teradata
7 4 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
7 4 (17.39%) Big Data

SAS Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Base SAS
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (26.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (17.39%) Big Data
5 4 (17.39%) DB2
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.70%) SAS EBI
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) ERwin
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) SAS Administrator
1 6 (26.09%) SAS Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.70%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) ETL Development
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.35%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Informatica
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Teradata
3 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft