Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 14 November 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 195 135
Rank change year-on-year +28 -60 +21
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.25% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 1.53% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 22
West Midlands median daily rate £423 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £368 £311 £313
90th Percentile £488 £546 £601
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £59.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.22% -45.45% +174.95%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 550 852 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.01% 16.57% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 481 468
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £213
90th Percentile £570 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -4.00% +23.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.00 £38.88 £43.18
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.75% +7.32% +2.50%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the West Midlands

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 SAS in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the West Midlands

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 SAS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. 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
Shropshire +49 5 £375 - 2
Birmingham +6 3 £450 +1.41% 3
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Data Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Fujitsu
3 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Azure
4 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Data Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Sprint Retrospective
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Fujitsu
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle