The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Base SAS (SAS Base)
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% - 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.33% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 452 689 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.97% 25.58% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 388 324
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in the West Midlands

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in the West Midlands

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Coventry - 6 - -
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 7 (100.00%) SAS
2 6 (85.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (85.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Teradata
3 4 (57.14%) Credit Risk
3 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mart
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
5 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) SAS EBI
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
5 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
5 2 (28.57%) Impala

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 7 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
1 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 6 (85.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mart
3 2 (28.57%) Impala
3 2 (28.57%) SAS EBI
3 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) SAS Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) SAS Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) SAS Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Architect
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Credit Risk
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Teradata
2 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle