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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 88 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 31 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.90% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.38% 5.01% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 7
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£406 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
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
420 419 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.83% 17.88% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 218 144
Average daily rate £354 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 20
Average hourly rate £18.14 £16.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -36.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £27.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +13 8 £325 -27.77%
Birmingham 0 7 £425 -5.55% 11
Solihull 0 4 £375 +3.44% 1
Wolverhampton +3 3 £493 +15.88% 3
Shropshire - 3 £450 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £550 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (40.82%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
3 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (26.53%) ETL
5 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 10 (20.41%) Data Integration
6 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (18.37%) Banking
7 9 (18.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 9 (18.37%) Analytics
8 8 (16.33%) UNIX
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle
9 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.29%) QA
10 6 (12.24%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 6 (12.24%) Marketing
10 6 (12.24%) Informatica
10 6 (12.24%) CRM
10 6 (12.24%) Visual Analytics
10 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
11 5 (10.20%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (10.20%) Project Management
11 5 (10.20%) Retail
11 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
12 4 (8.16%) Degree
12 4 (8.16%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Open Workbench
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (18.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (12.24%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.16%) Big Data
7 3 (6.12%) MS Access
7 3 (6.12%) Base SAS
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.08%) DB2
8 2 (4.08%) OLAP
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.08%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Marketing
4 5 (10.20%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Billing
5 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) SAS Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Excel Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Campaign Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) VBA Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Data Integration
3 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.08%) Health Informatics
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Informatics
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (26.53%) ETL
3 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Analytics
6 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) CRM
7 6 (12.24%) Visual Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
9 3 (6.12%) HOOD
9 3 (6.12%) B2B
9 3 (6.12%) Campaign Management
9 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) Direct Marketing
9 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) VBA
3 3 (6.12%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) R
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.08%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (4.08%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Informatica
3 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio
4 3 (6.12%) Teradata
4 3 (6.12%) Netezza
4 3 (6.12%) Aprimo
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Cerner
6 1 (2.04%) HP
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