The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 June 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 97
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.066% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.32% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +8.75% -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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 313 312 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.77% 20.57% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 203 252
Median daily rate £393 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.82% -64.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 4 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Samba

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft