The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 151 135 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.92% 17.60% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -32.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in Birmingham

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Base SAS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) ProC
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (100.00%) PROC SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (50.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle