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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Consultant
Rank 567 569 576
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 47 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.017% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.018% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 17
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£450 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - £363
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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 14 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 23 September 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 +16 44 £450 -10.00% 7
South East - 11 - -
London +13 7 £500 - 4
Yorkshire - 5 £463 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £473 -
City of London +16 2 - - 3
North West - 2 £675 - 2
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £850 -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Chester - - - - 1

SAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 71 (100.00%) SAS
2 23 (32.39%) SQL
3 19 (26.76%) Finance
4 18 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (22.54%) ETL
5 16 (22.54%) Migration
6 14 (19.72%) Data Management
6 14 (19.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 14 (19.72%) Analytics
7 13 (18.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 13 (18.31%) PL/SQL
8 12 (16.90%) Base SAS
9 10 (14.08%) Spotfire
9 10 (14.08%) Data Mapping
9 10 (14.08%) XML
9 10 (14.08%) Cognos
9 10 (14.08%) CDISC
10 9 (12.68%) MS Office
10 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.27%) Data Integration
11 8 (11.27%) Banking
12 7 (9.86%) SAS Certification
12 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.86%) Windows
12 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
12 7 (9.86%) Publishing
13 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (7.04%) Visual Analytics
15 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (5.63%) OLAP

SAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 71 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) SPSS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 13 (18.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (16.90%) Base SAS
4 10 (14.08%) Spotfire
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.63%) OLAP
6 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) Big Data
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.41%) Clementine
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) EDI
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.41%) Economics
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (22.54%) Migration
2 16 (22.54%) ETL
3 14 (19.72%) Data Management
3 14 (19.72%) Analytics
4 10 (14.08%) Data Mapping
5 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) Visual Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Coaching
8 2 (2.82%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (2.82%) Customer Insight
8 2 (2.82%) Statistical Modelling
9 1 (1.41%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (1.41%) Data Transformation
9 1 (1.41%) Campaign Analysis
9 1 (1.41%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.41%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) SAS Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) CDISC
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Cognos
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Netezza
3 2 (2.82%) DataFlux
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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North West
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 20 days ago