The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 85 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 33 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.65% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.97% 3.86% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 13
Average daily rate £450 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £347 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
368 311 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.54% 16.97% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 139 158
Average daily rate £330 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £57.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +9 17 £450 - 1
Birmingham -8 3 £450 +32.35% 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 9 (18.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (14.29%) Change Control
4 7 (14.29%) Change Management
4 7 (14.29%) OLAP
5 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
5 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.24%) Ab Initio
5 6 (12.24%) Teradata
6 5 (10.20%) AIX
6 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.20%) JBoss
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.20%) Credit Risk
6 5 (10.20%) Base SAS
7 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.16%) .NET
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) C#
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Marketing
8 3 (6.12%) Economics
8 3 (6.12%) Subversion

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) SPSS
3 1 (2.04%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (14.29%) OLAP
3 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) SAS Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Administrator
3 11 (22.45%) SAS Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) SAS Insight Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.20%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.12%) Economics
3 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) UNIX
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) AIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.29%) Change Management
2 7 (14.29%) Change Control
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
6 3 (6.12%) Campaign Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (4.08%) Database Marketing
7 2 (4.08%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (4.08%) CHAID
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) C++
2 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.08%) SAS Macro
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Ab Initio
1 6 (12.24%) Teradata
2 5 (10.20%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
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