The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 58 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.58% 0.59% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.00% 3.96% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £409 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% +4.76%
SAS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
100 101 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.60% 14.99% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 40
Average daily rate £375 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Wiltshire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Wiltshire region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Swindon -4 3 £425 -5.55%
SAS
South West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Base SAS
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) SAS Macro
6 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Statistics
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
8 1 (7.69%) SPSS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Base SAS
2 3 (23.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
1 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Economics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) SAS Macro
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP