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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 105 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 3.91% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
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£488 £400 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -15.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £320 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
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
354 281 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.34% 13.48% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 168 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £22.69 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Coventry 0 2 £563 +60.71%
Birmingham -2 2 £430 +10.96% 5
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 20 (58.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 15 (44.12%) Base SAS
3 13 (38.24%) Marketing
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (26.47%) Analytics
6 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (20.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.65%) Business Objects
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
9 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) ETL
9 5 (14.71%) Data Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 4 (11.76%) Data Management
10 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.76%) SAS Macro
10 4 (11.76%) Time Management
10 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
11 3 (8.82%) Economics
11 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (8.82%) Informatica
11 3 (8.82%) SAP
11 3 (8.82%) VB
11 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.82%) MS Access
11 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 15 (44.12%) Base SAS
3 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (8.82%) MS Access
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 13 (38.24%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) MI Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Campaign Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) ETL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Data Integration
3 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
4 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.82%) Economics
5 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Analytics
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Database Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SAS Macro
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Business Objects
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Informatica
3 2 (5.88%) Teradata
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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