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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 101 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.51% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.22% 9.45% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 3
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£400 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
545 381 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.23% 15.94% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 198 133
Average daily rate £375 £336 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +15.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 25
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £22.40 £55.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Birmingham +4 7 £325 -27.77% 7
Coventry -10 7 £363 -19.44% 1
Solihull - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (41.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (31.03%) ETL
3 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (27.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (27.59%) Marketing
4 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 6 (20.69%) Visual Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
7 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) CRM
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Big Data
8 4 (13.79%) Banking
8 4 (13.79%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Informatica
9 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
9 3 (10.34%) Billing
9 3 (10.34%) Teradata
9 3 (10.34%) Base SAS
9 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (27.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (20.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (13.79%) Big Data
6 3 (10.34%) Base SAS
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) DB2
General
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Billing
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) SAS Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Campaign Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Informatics
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Health Informatics
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Economics
5 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ETL
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Analytics
4 6 (20.69%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Campaign Management
6 3 (10.34%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Parallel Processing
7 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) R
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Informatica
2 3 (10.34%) Teradata
2 3 (10.34%) Aprimo
3 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.90%) Netezza
3 2 (6.90%) Cerner
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
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