The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Consultant
Rank 577 584 571
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 43 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.049% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.053% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 6
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£425 £451 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% -9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £345 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £572 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS Consultant within the UK.

SAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS Consultant within the UK.

SAS Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Consultant
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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 -3 43 £425 -6.07% 11
North West -14 13 £450 -47.05% 2
London +3 12 £358 -20.99% 4
Manchester +2 11 £450 -47.05% 1
Yorkshire -14 10 £475 +5.55% 3
West Yorkshire -15 10 £475 +5.55% 3
South East -13 7 £375 +17.18% 2
Halifax - 4 £475 - 2
Staines +5 3 £375 -
Surrey -1 3 £375 -
Leeds - 3 £388 - 1
Slough - 2 £388 -
Berkshire - 2 £388 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

SAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Consultant in their job title 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 with SAS Consultant in their job title.

1 77 (100.00%) SAS
2 37 (48.05%) Finance
2 37 (48.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 29 (37.66%) ETL
4 22 (28.57%) OLAP
5 21 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
6 16 (20.78%) Base SAS
6 16 (20.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 15 (19.48%) UNIX
8 14 (18.18%) Analytics
9 13 (16.88%) Data Integration
9 13 (16.88%) Banking
10 11 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
11 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
13 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (10.39%) Visualisation
14 7 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 6 (7.79%) DataFlux
16 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (5.19%) Marketing
16 4 (5.19%) AIX
16 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
16 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
16 4 (5.19%) Dashboard Development
17 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
17 3 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
17 3 (3.90%) Customer Insight
17 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
17 3 (3.90%) SAP

SAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Consultant in their job title 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 with SAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 22 (28.57%) OLAP
3 21 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
4 16 (20.78%) Base SAS
4 16 (20.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.60%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (48.05%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Integration
2 8 (10.39%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.60%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) AIX
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) HPUX
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) ETL
2 14 (18.18%) Analytics
3 11 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
4 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.19%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (3.90%) Data Management
6 3 (3.90%) Customer Insight
6 3 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
6 3 (3.90%) Validation
6 3 (3.90%) Migration
7 2 (2.60%) CRM
7 2 (2.60%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Propensity Modelling
8 1 (1.30%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (1.30%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Basel II
2 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) DataFlux
2 3 (3.90%) SAP
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Informatica
4 1 (1.30%) Teradata
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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