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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Consultant
Rank 609 569 576
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +7
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 17 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.074% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 12
Average daily rate £513 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £356 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £535 £463
% change year-on-year
-1.86% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 -

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 15 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 11 £500 +11.11% 16
Scotland - 6 £575 - 6
Edinburgh - 6 £575 - 6
London +5 5 £500 +17.64% 12
Lancashire -1 3 £425 -
North West -10 3 £425 -5.55% 2
City of London - 3 £500 - 4
South East +10 2 £525 +28.04% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Burnley - 2 £438 -
Leeds -27 1 £575 +7.47% 1
West Yorkshire -27 1 £575 +7.47% 1
Yorkshire -31 1 £575 +7.47% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £525 -
Blackpool - 1 £400 -

SAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) SAS
2 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 19 (44.19%) Banking
4 18 (41.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 16 (37.21%) Analytics
6 13 (30.23%) Base SAS
7 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (25.58%) Visual Analytics
9 9 (20.93%) SAS EBI
9 9 (20.93%) Credit Risk
10 7 (16.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) ETL
11 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.95%) Teradata
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle
11 6 (13.95%) Unix
11 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
12 5 (11.63%) Project Management
13 4 (9.30%) Statistics
13 4 (9.30%) Linux
13 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
13 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
14 3 (6.98%) Impala
14 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
14 3 (6.98%) R
14 3 (6.98%) Migration

SAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 13 (30.23%) Base SAS
3 9 (20.93%) SAS EBI
4 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.98%) Big Data
6 3 (6.98%) Impala
6 3 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.65%) OLAP
7 2 (4.65%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Credit Risk
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.30%) Statistics
5 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.58%) Visual Analytics
4 7 (16.28%) ETL
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Change Control
10 1 (2.33%) Data Governance
10 1 (2.33%) Marketing Management
10 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.33%) Predictive Modelling
10 1 (2.33%) Risk Analytics
10 1 (2.33%) Statistical Modelling
10 1 (2.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) R
2 3 (6.98%) SAS Macro
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SAS Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
1 6 (13.95%) Teradata
2 2 (4.65%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.65%) Informatica
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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