The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 117 116 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing SAS 16 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.35% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 2.41% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 17
Median daily rate £375 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £725 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £34.74
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +72.69%
SAS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
439 373 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.05% 14.55% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 211 271
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 40
Median hourly rate £15.43 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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 SAS across the West Midlands region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 6 £506 +6.57% 2
Coventry -13 3 £525 -27.58% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £313 -
Shropshire -4 1 £500 +53.84%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 SAS.

1 22 (41.51%) Hadoop
2 21 (39.62%) Relational Database
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (28.30%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) Pentaho
6 14 (26.42%) R
7 13 (24.53%) VMware
7 13 (24.53%) SPSS
8 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (22.64%) REST
8 12 (22.64%) Cloudera
8 12 (22.64%) Platfora
9 11 (20.75%) Cloudera CDH
9 11 (20.75%) Analytics
9 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
9 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 10 (18.87%) Data Architecture
10 10 (18.87%) Data Integration
10 10 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (18.87%) Data Structures
11 8 (15.09%) Informatica
12 7 (13.21%) Linux
12 7 (13.21%) ETL
13 6 (11.32%) Statistics
13 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
13 6 (11.32%) Teradata
13 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (11.32%) Banking

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 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) SPSS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.77%) DMVPN
2 2 (3.77%) FabricPath
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) MPLS
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) Hadoop
2 21 (39.62%) Relational Database
3 17 (32.08%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (26.42%) Pentaho
5 11 (20.75%) Cloudera CDH
5 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.55%) Big Data
6 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
6 4 (7.55%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (7.55%) QlikView
6 4 (7.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (5.66%) Base SAS
7 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.66%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (5.66%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (3.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Hadoop Architect
4 11 (20.75%) Data Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Architect
6 7 (13.21%) Administrator
6 7 (13.21%) SAS Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (9.43%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Data Architect
8 4 (7.55%) ETL Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Credit Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Data Quality Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) SAS Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) Data Integration
2 10 (18.87%) Data Structures
3 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
3 6 (11.32%) Statistics
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (20.75%) Analytics
3 10 (18.87%) Data Architecture
3 10 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) ETL
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Open Source
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Regression Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Visual Analytics
9 2 (3.77%) Conflict Management
9 2 (3.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) R
3 4 (7.55%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.77%) SAS Macro
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
1 3 (5.66%) SAS Certification
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) Basel III
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.77%) HDFS
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Cloudera
2 12 (22.64%) Platfora
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Informatica
5 6 (11.32%) Teradata
6 5 (9.43%) DataFlux
7 4 (7.55%) Trillium
8 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) Juniper
9 2 (3.77%) Apple
10 1 (1.89%) F5
10 1 (1.89%) Peregrine
10 1 (1.89%) Remedy
10 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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