Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the 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 6 months to 23 November 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 > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 190 165
Rank change year-on-year -6 -25 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 53 85 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.64% 0.87% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.78% 5.27% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 50
Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +7.81%
10th Percentile £285 £261 £313
90th Percentile £599 £543 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £59.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +116.63% -62.49% +81.94%

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1108 1614 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.47% 16.52% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 978 740
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £543 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 46 71
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.24% -13.94%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.68 £10.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £24.00 £31.44
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +22 43 £400 -5.88% 3
East Midlands -27 10 £325 -5.45%
SAS
England

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

1 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 13 (24.53%) Analytics
4 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.87%) Migration
5 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.98%) Finance
6 9 (16.98%) Unix
6 9 (16.98%) ETL
6 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.09%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (15.09%) Tableau
7 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
7 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
7 8 (15.09%) Hadoop
7 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
8 7 (13.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.21%) Big Data
9 6 (11.32%) SAP
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.43%) Linux
10 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.43%) SMS
10 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
10 5 (9.43%) R
10 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (7.55%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.77%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SPSS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SMS
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Hadoop
2 7 (13.21%) Big Data
2 7 (13.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.55%) Power BI
4 4 (7.55%) QlikView
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.66%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (3.77%) CloverETL
6 2 (3.77%) Data Mart
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (3.77%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.77%) PowerCenter
6 2 (3.77%) Sagent Data Flow
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.77%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Data Scientist
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) MI Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) SAS Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.77%) SAS Subject Matter Expert
8 2 (3.77%) Subject Matter Expert
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (24.53%) Analytics
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) ETL
6 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
6 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
7 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Machine Learning
9 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
10 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
10 3 (5.66%) Data Management
10 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.66%) Predictive Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.66%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) R
3 4 (7.55%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.77%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) SAS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) IFRS
2 1 (1.89%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (7.55%) Control-M
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Tableau
3 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) Cognos
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) ESRI
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 2 (3.77%) OpenText
5 2 (3.77%) Syncsort
5 2 (3.77%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) VMware