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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 99 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.53% 3.62% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
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£425 £425 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £385 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
397 304 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.52% 13.76% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 176 147
Average daily rate £388 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Coventry +4 7 £550 +51.72%
Birmingham +1 5 £400 -8.57% 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (57.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 13 (37.14%) Marketing
3 12 (34.29%) Analytics
4 10 (28.57%) Base SAS
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.71%) Data Integration
5 9 (25.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) UNIX
7 6 (17.14%) ETL
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Visual Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Retail
8 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
9 4 (11.43%) SAP
9 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
9 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) SAS Macro
9 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (28.57%) Base SAS
3 9 (25.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (17.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (8.57%) MS Access
7 1 (2.86%) QlikView
General
1 13 (37.14%) Marketing
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Banking
5 3 (8.57%) Billing
6 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) SAS Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Campaign Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 1 (2.86%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Integration
2 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
4 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.57%) Economics
5 2 (5.71%) Informatics
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Analytics
2 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
4 6 (17.14%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Data Management
7 3 (8.57%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.71%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Campaign Management
8 2 (5.71%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) SAS Macro
3 3 (8.57%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) R
4 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Teradata
3 2 (5.71%) Aprimo
3 2 (5.71%) Cerner
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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