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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 118 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 31 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.64% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 3.94% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 19
Median daily rate £375 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.22% +12.50%
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
566 406 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.47% 16.16% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 234 223
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.98 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £33.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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
Warwickshire -1 5 £400 -11.11%
Shropshire -27 5 £615 +36.66%
Birmingham -2 4 £425 -10.52% 7
Coventry -7 4 £525 -27.58% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £316 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (43.94%) Hadoop
2 22 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
4 18 (27.27%) Oracle
4 18 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (24.24%) Pentaho
6 15 (22.73%) VMware
7 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (21.21%) REST
7 14 (21.21%) Cloudera
8 13 (19.70%) R
8 13 (19.70%) Platfora
8 13 (19.70%) Cloudera CDH
8 13 (19.70%) Informatica
8 13 (19.70%) Finance
8 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (19.70%) Credit Risk
9 12 (18.18%) Data Architecture
9 12 (18.18%) Data Integration
9 12 (18.18%) SPSS
9 12 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 12 (18.18%) Data Structures
9 12 (18.18%) Analytics
10 11 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (13.64%) Linux
11 9 (13.64%) Migration
11 9 (13.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (12.12%) Unix
12 8 (12.12%) Big Data

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 (10.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) SPSS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.52%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.52%) FabricPath
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) MPLS
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) Hadoop
2 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 18 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (24.24%) Pentaho
5 13 (19.70%) Cloudera CDH
6 12 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 9 (13.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (12.12%) Big Data
9 7 (10.61%) Apache Hive
9 7 (10.61%) Sqoop
10 5 (7.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
11 4 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (6.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 2 (3.03%) Base SAS
13 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
13 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Architect
3 19 (28.79%) Hadoop Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Data Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 9 (13.64%) Credit Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Data Architect
5 9 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) SAS Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) Big Data Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (7.58%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) ETL Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Data Quality Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) SAS Risk Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.70%) Credit Risk
3 12 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 12 (18.18%) Data Structures
4 6 (9.09%) Statistics
5 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.03%) Economics
7 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Analytics
3 12 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 11 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (13.64%) Migration
6 7 (10.61%) ETL
6 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk Management
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) Data Management
9 4 (6.06%) Regression Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Visual Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) R
3 7 (10.61%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.09%) SAS Macro
5 3 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) SAS Certification
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) Basel III
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Apache Flume
1 7 (10.61%) HDFS
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Cloudera
4 13 (19.70%) Informatica
4 13 (19.70%) Platfora
5 5 (7.58%) DataFlux
6 4 (6.06%) Trillium
7 3 (4.55%) Teradata
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) Cisco
8 2 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.52%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.52%) Remedy
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds