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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Consultant
Rank 552 556 538
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 34 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.039% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.042% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 11
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£425 £488 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £555 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 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 22 December 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 -19 30 £425 -12.82% 2
London +10 7 £360 -34.54%
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
East of England - 2 £255 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £255 -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chester - - - -

SAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 81 (100.00%) SAS
2 24 (29.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (27.16%) Finance
4 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 20 (24.69%) ETL
5 17 (20.99%) Migration
6 16 (19.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.52%) Data Management
7 15 (18.52%) Analytics
8 13 (16.05%) OLAP
9 11 (13.58%) Banking
9 11 (13.58%) Base SAS
9 11 (13.58%) OLAP Cube
10 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 9 (11.11%) XML
10 9 (11.11%) Windows
10 9 (11.11%) Cognos
10 9 (11.11%) Spotfire
10 9 (11.11%) CDISC
10 9 (11.11%) Data Mapping
11 8 (9.88%) MS Office
11 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.88%) Data Integration
12 7 (8.64%) SAS Certification
12 7 (8.64%) Publishing
12 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.41%) Visual Analytics
14 5 (6.17%) UNIX

SAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 81 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) SPSS
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 16 (19.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 13 (16.05%) OLAP
4 11 (13.58%) OLAP Cube
4 11 (13.58%) Base SAS
5 9 (11.11%) Spotfire
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (3.70%) DB2
8 2 (2.47%) SQLBase
8 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.23%) Big Data
9 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.23%) Clementine
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Publishing
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Economics
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Social Network
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) ETL
2 17 (20.99%) Migration
3 15 (18.52%) Data Management
3 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (18.52%) Analytics
4 9 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.47%) Predictive Modelling
9 2 (2.47%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (2.47%) Customer Insight
9 2 (2.47%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.47%) Coaching
10 1 (1.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.23%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.23%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) SAS Certification
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) CDISC
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Nagios
1 1 (1.23%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.23%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Cognos
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.23%) Tableau
5 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.23%) Teradata
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