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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 1.71% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £413 £376 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -24.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £407 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
342 409 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.20% 17.06% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 217 218
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £16.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham 0 3 £394 +16.66% 3
Shropshire +11 1 £500 +20.48%
Warwickshire -3 1 £450 - 1
Coventry - 1 £325 - 2
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) SPSS
5 8 (32.00%) CRM
5 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (28.00%) Teradata
7 6 (24.00%) Analytics
7 6 (24.00%) FastStats
7 6 (24.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (16.00%) Regression Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.00%) QlikView
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (12.00%) Python
10 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
10 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.00%) Statistics
10 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.00%) FabricPath
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) QlikView
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Data Mart
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Informix
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Teradata Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (12.00%) Statistics
5 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Development
7 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) R
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SAS Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Basel II
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Teradata
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) Netezza
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
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