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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Consultant
Rank 568 567 567
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 33 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.015% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.016% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 23
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£413 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £440 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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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 -6 29 £413 -17.50% 5
South East - 14 £320 -
London +14 7 £453 -9.50% 1
East of England - 5 £375 - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 £320 -
City of London +29 1 - -
North West -7 1 £850 -
Manchester -9 1 £850 -
Southampton - 1 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Chester - - - -

SAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) SAS
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
4 15 (25.86%) Base SAS
5 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (22.41%) Finance
7 11 (18.97%) ETL
7 11 (18.97%) Data Management
8 10 (17.24%) Spotfire
8 10 (17.24%) CDISC
8 10 (17.24%) XML
8 10 (17.24%) Cognos
8 10 (17.24%) Data Mapping
9 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (13.79%) Banking
10 8 (13.79%) UNIX
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.07%) Oracle
11 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (10.34%) Analytics
12 6 (10.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.34%) Netezza
13 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
13 4 (6.90%) Migration
14 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (3.45%) Marketing
15 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
15 2 (3.45%) OLAP

SAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) Base SAS
2 10 (17.24%) Spotfire
3 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (10.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (3.45%) OLAP
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.72%) QlikView
9 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.72%) Clementine
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) EDI
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.72%) iSeries
2 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) AS400
2 1 (1.72%) Neural Network
2 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.97%) Data Management
2 11 (18.97%) ETL
3 10 (17.24%) Data Mapping
4 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.34%) Analytics
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.45%) Customer Insight
8 2 (3.45%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (3.45%) Propensity Modelling
9 1 (1.72%) Visual Analytics
9 1 (1.72%) Data Transformation
9 1 (1.72%) Campaign Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (1.72%) CRM
9 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.72%) Information Management
9 1 (1.72%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Cognos
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Netezza
4 2 (3.45%) DataFlux
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
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