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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 29 30 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Contract jobs citing SAS 33 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.59% 3.52% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.57% 18.95% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £501 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £569 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.13% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.89%
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
140 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.47% 18.59% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 50
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% +9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Swindon +6 33 £450 -10.44% 3
SAS
South West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 39 (92.86%) Finance
2 36 (85.71%) Base SAS
3 35 (83.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 22 (52.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 20 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (47.62%) ETL
6 14 (33.33%) Change Control
7 13 (30.95%) Time Series Analysis
7 13 (30.95%) Regression Analysis
7 13 (30.95%) Validation
8 11 (26.19%) Statistical Modelling
8 11 (26.19%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (21.43%) Data Management
10 8 (19.05%) Change Management
11 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
11 3 (7.14%) SQL
11 3 (7.14%) Banking
11 3 (7.14%) Retail
11 3 (7.14%) Migration
11 3 (7.14%) Mathematica
11 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
11 3 (7.14%) R
11 3 (7.14%) User Experience
11 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
11 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
12 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
12 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
12 2 (4.76%) Mentoring

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (7.14%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) Base SAS
2 35 (83.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 22 (52.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (4.76%) MS Access
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 39 (92.86%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) SAS Developer
3 10 (23.81%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Data Modeller
9 1 (2.38%) Data Scientist
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.38%) SAS Programmer
9 1 (2.38%) Data Modeller
9 1 (2.38%) Programmer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ETL
1 20 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (33.33%) Change Control
3 13 (30.95%) Validation
3 13 (30.95%) Time Series Analysis
3 13 (30.95%) Regression Analysis
4 11 (26.19%) Statistical Modelling
4 11 (26.19%) Financial Modelling
5 9 (21.43%) Data Management
6 8 (19.05%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.38%) Analytics
9 1 (2.38%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 1 (2.38%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
1 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
1 3 (7.14%) R
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Basel II
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Business Objects