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 3 months to 22 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 / Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing SAS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - - 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16%  
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 Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18 31 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.82% 16.40% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £400 £475 £532
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) SAS EBI

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SAS EBI
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft