The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 23 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.

SAS System
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 90 90
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.066% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 1.69% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

SAS is in the application platform 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 application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 222 236 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.62% 15.23% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 150 145
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -10.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the East Midlands

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 SAS in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the East Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the East Midlands

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 SAS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Leicestershire -8 1 £350 +12.00% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Base SAS
4 3 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (21.43%) SAS Macro
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) VBA
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) IFRS
5 2 (14.29%) IFRS 9
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Samba
5 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 2 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) SAS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) SAS Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior SAS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Modeller
5 1 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Analytics
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) ETL
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SAS Macro
1 3 (21.43%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) IFRS
1 2 (14.29%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata
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