Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 203 169
Rank change year-on-year +20 -34 -4
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.049% 0.061%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £445 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% -11.00% +26.98%
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
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 873 1234 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.04% 20.02% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 744 663
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £219
90th Percentile £536 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.98 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.50 £23.70 £33.55
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 West Midlands

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

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 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
Birmingham +7 1 £400 -25.93%
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) PROC SQL

Base SAS
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle