Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

SAS System
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 90 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 20 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 0.79% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.91% 3.67% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 3
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -7.89% +22.19%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £453
90th Percentile £475 £542 £558
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £59.00 - -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 253 327 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.86% 21.50% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 192 132
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £419 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +22.26% -2.14%
10th Percentile £257 £227 £213
90th Percentile £500 £562 £474
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -16.13% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £40.00 £19.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Birmingham

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Birmingham

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 SAS.

1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 8 (40.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (35.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) SMS
5 4 (20.00%) Control-M
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) SAP
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) VBA
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) R
7 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.00%) Big Data
7 2 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
8 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (5.00%) SAS EBI
8 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (5.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Visual Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Visualisation

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (5.00%) SAS EBI
4 1 (5.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) SAS Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.00%) MI Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Report Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Insight Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Statistical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Analytics Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Analytics
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) R
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau