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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 107 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing SAS 36 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.10% 4.55% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
590 418 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.98% 17.01% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 230 243
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 33
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.95 £30.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Shropshire -6 14 £525 +16.66%
Birmingham -9 6 £425 -15.00% 3
Warwickshire -6 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £320 -41.81%
Coventry -15 2 £400 +23.07%
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (44.62%) Hadoop
2 20 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 19 (29.23%) Oracle
4 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) Pentaho
5 16 (24.62%) VMware
5 16 (24.62%) Cloudera
6 15 (23.08%) REST
7 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.00%) Data Architecture
8 13 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 13 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 13 (20.00%) Finance
8 13 (20.00%) Informatica
8 13 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 13 (20.00%) Platfora
8 13 (20.00%) Cloudera CDH
9 12 (18.46%) Analytics
9 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (18.46%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (16.92%) Credit Risk
10 11 (16.92%) R
10 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.38%) SPSS
12 9 (13.85%) Unix
12 9 (13.85%) Migration
13 8 (12.31%) Java
13 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
13 8 (12.31%) ETL

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 7 (10.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) SPSS
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
1 2 (3.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.54%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.54%) FabricPath
2 1 (1.54%) MPLS
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) Hadoop
2 20 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 18 (27.69%) Pentaho
4 13 (20.00%) Cloudera CDH
4 13 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.77%) Apache Hive
5 7 (10.77%) Big Data
5 7 (10.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (10.77%) Sqoop
6 6 (9.23%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 5 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
8 4 (6.15%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.08%) Roambi
10 2 (3.08%) SAP BI
10 2 (3.08%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Architect
2 20 (30.77%) Hadoop Architect
3 19 (29.23%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Data Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Credit Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Data Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Risk Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Administrator
7 7 (10.77%) Big Data Architect
7 7 (10.77%) SAS Administrator
8 6 (9.23%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (9.23%) SAS Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) ETL Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Developer
10 3 (4.62%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 13 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.92%) Credit Risk
3 6 (9.23%) Statistics
4 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.62%) Economics
5 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Unix
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 12 (18.46%) Analytics
3 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.46%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (13.85%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.31%) ETL
6 7 (10.77%) Data Management
7 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.23%) Visual Analytics
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) Credit Risk Management
8 4 (6.15%) Data Analytics
8 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
9 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) CRM
9 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) R
3 8 (12.31%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.23%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.54%) Korn
6 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) CCNA
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) Basel III
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Apache Flume
1 7 (10.77%) HDFS
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) Cloudera
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) Informatica
3 13 (20.00%) Platfora
4 5 (7.69%) DataFlux
5 4 (6.15%) Trillium
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.08%) Apple
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) Cognos
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (3.08%) Juniper
7 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) Tableau
7 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Teradata
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