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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 91 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 28 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.87% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.67% 4.97% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 17
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£395 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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
494 362 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.43% 17.56% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 206 196
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 29
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Birmingham +6 14 £375 -16.66% 1
Solihull - 4 £398 -
Coventry -10 2 £400 +32.01% 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 17 (40.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 14 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) Marketing
5 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (19.05%) Analytics
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (16.67%) Business Objects
8 6 (14.29%) Retail
8 6 (14.29%) Data Management
8 6 (14.29%) VBA
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle
9 5 (11.90%) SQL
9 5 (11.90%) ETL
9 5 (11.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
10 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
10 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.52%) Change Control
10 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
10 4 (9.52%) MS Access
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.14%) Migration
11 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 14 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (9.52%) MS Access
6 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.76%) QlikView
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
1 10 (23.81%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) ETL Developer
5 4 (9.52%) MI Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Campaign Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) WinForms
1 1 (2.38%) WCF
1 1 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.76%) AS400
5 2 (4.76%) Economics
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.38%) PMI
6 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) Data Management
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Security
8 2 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) VBA
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) VB
3 3 (7.14%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) PMP
1 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Basel III
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.38%) Infragistics
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