The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 43 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 1.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 7.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £343 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.73% -  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 64 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.45% 14.35% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 33
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £8.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.11% -57.50%  
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Gloucestershire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Gloucestershire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Gloucestershire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucester -2 2 £343 -14.37%
SAS
South West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (54.55%) ILOG
1 6 (54.55%) CPLEX
1 6 (54.55%) Predictive Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Constraint Programming
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 9000
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) CPLEX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Predictive Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Constraint Programming
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9000
2 2 (18.18%) Basel II
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) ILOG
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 1 (9.09%) HP