The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 139 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% 0.042% 0.085%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.25
Base SAS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 565 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.26% 23.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 380 307
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.25 £18.07 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -21.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.03 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Base SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Base SAS across the West Midlands region.

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Base SAS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) SQL