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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Base SAS (SAS Base)
England / East Midlands
Rank 96 94 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 0.87% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £431 £588 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.59% +28.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £498 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £678 £471
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 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 359 345 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.05% 21.31% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 208 204
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.42% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £20.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Samba
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) CHAID
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Base SAS
Top Related 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) CHAID
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft