The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 30 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.

SAS System
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.79% 0.32% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.00% 2.27% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £525 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.00%  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 25 44 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 11.21% 14.29% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 26
Median daily rate £300 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in East Sussex

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in East Sussex

SAS
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Brighton +5 3 £525 +25.00%
Hove - 1 £400 -
SAS
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Sussex region with a requirement for SAS.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Big Data
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) R
3 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) MVS
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Base SAS

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Big Data
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (15.38%) Base SAS
4 2 (15.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SAS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SAS Data Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lineage
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) R
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) GoldenSource
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle