Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 6 months to 21 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 186 216
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30 -49
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 17 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 1.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
South West median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% -1.49%
10th Percentile £413 £213 £369
90th Percentile £534 £475 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1095 1219 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.39% 21.36% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 846 1132
South West median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £535 £525 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 39
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +15.25%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +12.24%

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Base SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in the South West

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in the South West

Base SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Base SAS in the South West

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol +1 12 £463 +8.82%
Gloucestershire +17 3 £450 +100.00%
Wiltshire -7 2 £500 +11.11%
Base SAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 South West region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 17 (100.00%) SAS
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (47.06%) SAS Macro
6 7 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (35.29%) PROC SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Change Management
7 6 (35.29%) ProC
8 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) ETL
10 2 (11.76%) SAP
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (11.76%) Information Management
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
10 2 (11.76%) IFRS
10 2 (11.76%) IFRS 9
10 2 (11.76%) SAS EBI
11 1 (5.88%) Actionable Insight
11 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (11.76%) SAS EBI
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) ProC
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
1 12 (70.59%) SAS Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Commercial Finance Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Finance Manager
3 1 (5.88%) MI Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 1 (5.88%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SAS Macro
3 6 (35.29%) PROC SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) IFRS
1 2 (11.76%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Netezza
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle