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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 102 102 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing SAS 19 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.34% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 1.93% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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
471 363 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.23% 17.44% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 205 211
Average daily rate £350 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.33 £24.15 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 29 August 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 +7 10 £395 +12.85% 5
Solihull - 1 £375 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (21.57%) Change Control
4 10 (19.61%) VBA
5 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (13.73%) Base SAS
7 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle
7 7 (13.73%) Business Objects
7 7 (13.73%) Change Management
8 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 6 (11.76%) Analytics
8 6 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.80%) Marketing
9 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
9 5 (9.80%) AIX
9 5 (9.80%) JBoss
9 5 (9.80%) ETL
9 5 (9.80%) Retail
10 4 (7.84%) Data Management
10 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
10 4 (7.84%) Linux
10 4 (7.84%) OLAP
10 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) Waterfall

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (13.73%) Base SAS
4 6 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (7.84%) OLAP
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) QlikView
7 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) SAS Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) MI Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) SAS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) ETL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Commercial Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) WCF
1 1 (1.96%) WF
1 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.92%) AS400
3 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) AIX
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Change Control
2 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) ETL
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.88%) Release Management
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Data Security
9 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) VBA
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) PMP
1 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
1 7 (13.73%) Business Objects
2 5 (9.80%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Informatica
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Teradata
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.96%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago