The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 192 245 147
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -98
Contract jobs citing SAS 622 419 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.79% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.16% 4.54% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 256 490
Average daily rate
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£410 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £59.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.10% +555.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10096 9221 10271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.48% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 5440 5772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 372 490
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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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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 +45 536 £400 -3.90% 272
London +13 250 £420 -1.29% 119
South East +35 72 £320 -24.70% 20
City of London +11 59 £410 -8.88% 58
South West +3 55 £400 - 19
Yorkshire +33 52 £436 -3.05% 44
West Yorkshire +28 46 £436 -3.16% 35
East of England +13 43 £363 -41.05% 11
Scotland +14 42 £413 +17.85% 23
Bristol +5 38 £400 -6.97% 16
Halifax +7 37 £438 -7.89% 10
Edinburgh +18 33 £413 +17.85% 22
Hampshire +14 28 £294 -21.66% 2
Hertfordshire -4 28 £320 -49.40% 4
West Midlands -2 23 £395 +12.85% 20
East Midlands +20 16 £425 - 7
North West -16 14 £475 +35.71% 27
Cambridgeshire - 14 £375 - 5
Wales -13 13 £493 +48.12% 9
South Wales -13 13 £493 +48.12% 8
East Sussex - 12 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £363 - 3
Birmingham +7 11 £388 +10.71% 11
North East -25 10 £350 -12.50% 5
Middlesex - 10 - -
Southampton -3 9 £320 - 2
Cardiff -5 9 £505 +57.81% 8
Wiltshire -7 9 £400 -3.61% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear -28 7 £350 -12.50% 4

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAS also 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 that cited SAS.

1 502 (44.11%) SQL
2 396 (34.80%) Finance
3 275 (24.17%) Analytics
4 270 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
5 261 (22.93%) Analytical Skills
6 208 (18.28%) Base SAS
7 195 (17.14%) Oracle
8 191 (16.78%) Data Warehouse
9 172 (15.11%) Banking
10 158 (13.88%) Data Analysis
11 143 (12.57%) Marketing
12 140 (12.30%) ETL
13 133 (11.69%) Retail
14 113 (9.93%) Data Modelling
15 109 (9.58%) SQL Server
16 108 (9.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 108 (9.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 101 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 100 (8.79%) SPSS
19 99 (8.70%) Microsoft
20 98 (8.61%) MS Excel
21 93 (8.17%) QlikView
22 92 (8.08%) Data Management
23 85 (7.47%) VBA
24 80 (7.03%) Data Mining
24 80 (7.03%) Teradata
25 72 (6.33%) UNIX
26 71 (6.24%) PL/SQL
27 69 (6.06%) Degree
27 69 (6.06%) Credit Risk

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAS also 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 that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.97%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (0.44%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.26%) Documentum
7 2 (0.18%) CICS
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.088%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.088%) nginx
8 1 (0.088%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.088%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 100 (8.79%) SPSS
2 98 (8.61%) MS Excel
3 51 (4.48%) MS Office
4 28 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 27 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (1.41%) MS Project
7 10 (0.88%) Mathematica
8 8 (0.70%) FastStats
9 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.18%) Stata
12 1 (0.088%) Weka
12 1 (0.088%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
2 18 (1.58%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.44%) BASE24
4 3 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.088%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.088%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.088%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.088%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.088%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.79%) iSCSI
1 9 (0.79%) Internet
2 8 (0.70%) Firewall
2 8 (0.70%) SAN
3 6 (0.53%) NAS
4 5 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.35%) LAN
5 4 (0.35%) DNS
6 3 (0.26%) WAN
6 3 (0.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.18%) VoIP
7 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.088%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.088%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.088%) VPN
8 1 (0.088%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.088%) PBX
8 1 (0.088%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (18.28%) Base SAS
2 191 (16.78%) Data Warehouse
3 109 (9.58%) SQL Server
4 108 (9.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 108 (9.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 93 (8.17%) QlikView
6 80 (7.03%) Data Mining
7 68 (5.98%) Hadoop
8 47 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 46 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 43 (3.78%) Big Data
11 39 (3.43%) OLAP
12 33 (2.90%) Spotfire
13 31 (2.72%) DB2
14 29 (2.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 23 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (0.97%) PVCS
2 9 (0.79%) Maven
3 6 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.35%) ERwin
5 4 (0.35%) Subversion
5 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.26%) Hudson
6 3 (0.26%) Toad
6 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.18%) ProC
7 2 (0.18%) ChangeMan
7 2 (0.18%) JIRA
7 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.088%) Git (software)
General
1 396 (34.80%) Finance
2 172 (15.11%) Banking
3 143 (12.57%) Marketing
4 133 (11.69%) Retail
5 28 (2.46%) Retail Banking
6 27 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 24 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 23 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.88%) Advertising
10 10 (0.88%) Publishing
11 8 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.44%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Electronics
13 4 (0.35%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.26%) French Language
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.26%) Military
14 3 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 468 (41.12%) Analyst
2 328 (28.82%) Developer
3 255 (22.41%) SAS Developer
4 157 (13.80%) SAS Analyst
5 131 (11.51%) Data Analyst
6 113 (9.93%) Consultant
7 85 (7.47%) Business Analyst
8 72 (6.33%) SAS Consultant
9 70 (6.15%) Programmer
10 67 (5.89%) SAS Programmer
11 49 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
12 44 (3.87%) Insight Analyst
13 43 (3.78%) Architect
14 32 (2.81%) Project Manager
15 30 (2.64%) Developer Analyst
16 28 (2.46%) SQL Developer
16 28 (2.46%) MI Analyst
16 28 (2.46%) Administrator
17 26 (2.28%) SAS Administrator
18 25 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.85%) .NET
2 20 (1.76%) XML
3 14 (1.23%) HTML
4 7 (0.62%) HTML5
4 7 (0.62%) Middleware
5 6 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.35%) Web Services
7 2 (0.18%) EDI
7 2 (0.18%) MDX
7 2 (0.18%) ISPF
7 2 (0.18%) REST
7 2 (0.18%) jQuery
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.088%) WCF
8 1 (0.088%) WF
8 1 (0.088%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.088%) Kafka
8 1 (0.088%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.088%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.088%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 261 (22.93%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 66 (5.80%) Statistics
4 64 (5.62%) Data Integration
5 57 (5.01%) Visualisation
5 57 (5.01%) Mathematics
6 46 (4.04%) Mainframe
7 20 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.76%) Data Extraction
8 18 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.32%) User Experience
9 15 (1.32%) Economics
10 7 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.62%) Clustering
11 6 (0.53%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (0.44%) FMCG
12 5 (0.44%) Tandem
12 5 (0.44%) IVR
12 5 (0.44%) APACS
12 5 (0.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.33%) UNIX
2 60 (5.27%) Linux
3 39 (3.43%) Windows
4 5 (0.44%) AIX
4 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.18%) zOS
6 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.088%) HPUX
7 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (24.17%) Analytics
2 270 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
3 158 (13.88%) Data Analysis
4 140 (12.30%) ETL
5 113 (9.93%) Data Modelling
6 101 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 92 (8.08%) Data Management
8 67 (5.89%) Business Analysis
8 67 (5.89%) Project Management
9 62 (5.45%) Migration
10 61 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (4.57%) Statistical Modelling
12 43 (3.78%) Customer Insight
13 42 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (3.08%) Data Analytics
15 30 (2.64%) Statistical Analysis
16 28 (2.46%) Propensity Modelling
16 28 (2.46%) Visual Analytics
17 27 (2.37%) Data Architecture
18 26 (2.28%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 502 (44.11%) SQL
2 85 (7.47%) VBA
3 71 (6.24%) PL/SQL
4 59 (5.18%) SAS Macro
5 46 (4.04%) R
6 38 (3.34%) Java
7 19 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 17 (1.49%) Python
9 12 (1.05%) C#
10 11 (0.97%) C
10 11 (0.97%) VB
11 8 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.53%) C++
14 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.26%) Ruby
15 3 (0.26%) Jython
15 3 (0.26%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.26%) ABAP
16 2 (0.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 69 (6.06%) Degree
2 27 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.93%) SAS Certification
4 10 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.79%) ISEB
6 5 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (0.44%) CCA
6 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.44%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.35%) CISA
7 4 (0.35%) PhD
7 4 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (0.35%) CISSP
7 4 (0.35%) CRISC
7 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.26%) MCSE
8 3 (0.26%) CISM
9 2 (0.18%) HNC
9 2 (0.18%) HND
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.20%) CDISC
3 15 (1.32%) QA
4 5 (0.44%) SLA
5 4 (0.35%) Basel III
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) FATCA
7 2 (0.18%) FINREP
7 2 (0.18%) P3O
8 1 (0.088%) EMIR
8 1 (0.088%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.088%) COREP
8 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.088%) MiFID
8 1 (0.088%) WCAG
8 1 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.088%) GCP
8 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.088%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.44%) VMware Server
3 5 (0.44%) RACF
4 3 (0.26%) Cronacle
5 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.088%) HDFS
6 1 (0.088%) qmail
6 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.088%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (1.23%) Nagios
2 12 (1.05%) Ganglia
2 12 (1.05%) Hyperic
3 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.088%) Oozie
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.088%) Ambari
6 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.088%) WSUS
6 1 (0.088%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.088%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.088%) Control-M
Vendors
1 195 (17.14%) Oracle
2 99 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 80 (7.03%) Teradata
4 61 (5.36%) Business Objects
5 55 (4.83%) Tableau
6 50 (4.39%) SAP
7 39 (3.43%) Informatica
8 36 (3.16%) Cognos
9 25 (2.20%) Ab Initio
10 20 (1.76%) Omniture
11 19 (1.67%) JDA
12 18 (1.58%) Google
13 17 (1.49%) VMware
14 13 (1.14%) Cisco
14 13 (1.14%) DataFlux
15 11 (0.97%) Palantir
15 11 (0.97%) TSYS
15 11 (0.97%) IBM
15 11 (0.97%) Adobe
16 9 (0.79%) Casewise
London
Venturi
Rate: good day rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago