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 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
SAS System
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAS 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.63% 2.86% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £175 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £610 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

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 196 210 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.13% 12.97% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 129 136
Median daily rate £338 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.28% -1.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the East Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Northamptonshire -1 3 £663 +12.76% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
1 10 (38.46%) Analytics
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) SPSS
5 5 (19.23%) Python
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Monte Carlo Method
5 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
5 5 (19.23%) Base SAS
6 4 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (15.38%) R
6 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
6 4 (15.38%) Credit Risk
6 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) VBA
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.54%) Statistics

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 (19.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SPSS
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Base SAS
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) SAS Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 4 (15.38%) SAS Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematical Modeller
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior SAS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Modeller
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SAS Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Credit Risk
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Analytics
2 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Statistics
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Mathematical Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) R
4 3 (11.54%) SAS Macro
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) IFRS
1 3 (11.54%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Teradata