Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 160 180
Rank change year-on-year +57 +20 -50
Contract jobs citing SAS 20 26 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 3.53% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 8
Median daily rate £437 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.57% +1.94% -
10th Percentile £355 £288 £328
90th Percentile £450 £535 £439
England median daily rate £450 £500 £436
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.61% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.92 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.49% +44.29% -71.00%

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 362 736 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.37% 16.05% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 421 455
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £258 £263
90th Percentile £582 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +31.15% -15.28%
Median hourly rate £23.50 £18.60 £19.28
% change year-on-year +26.34% -3.51% -1.95%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +41 18 £437 +17.25%
Birmingham +17 2 - -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) Unix
3 17 (85.00%) Analytics
4 16 (80.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (80.00%) ETL
4 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (75.00%) Oracle
5 15 (75.00%) Java
5 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (75.00%) Data Analytics
6 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (65.00%) Pentaho
7 13 (65.00%) Azure
7 13 (65.00%) AWS
8 12 (60.00%) Hadoop
8 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (60.00%) Maven
8 12 (60.00%) Bitbucket
8 12 (60.00%) Cloudera
8 12 (60.00%) Process Improvement
8 12 (60.00%) Artifactory
8 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
8 12 (60.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (60.00%) Ansible
8 12 (60.00%) Terraform
9 11 (55.00%) Data Engineering
9 11 (55.00%) Power BI
9 11 (55.00%) DevOps
9 11 (55.00%) Sprint Retrospective

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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) SPSS
3 2 (10.00%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) AWS
1 13 (65.00%) Azure
2 11 (55.00%) Power Platform
3 10 (50.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (65.00%) Pentaho
3 12 (60.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (55.00%) Power BI
5 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (35.00%) SAS EBI
6 6 (30.00%) Big Data
7 2 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
8 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Artifactory
1 12 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) CA Gen
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Analytics
2 16 (80.00%) ETL
2 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (75.00%) Data Analytics
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) Process Improvement
6 11 (55.00%) Data Engineering
6 11 (55.00%) DevOps
6 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 11 (55.00%) Sprint Planning
6 11 (55.00%) Sprint Retrospective
7 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
8 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (10.00%) Data Science
11 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 15 (75.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Ansible
1 12 (60.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Cloudera
3 5 (25.00%) Informatica
4 4 (20.00%) Trillium
5 3 (15.00%) BEA
5 3 (15.00%) Pega
5 3 (15.00%) webMethods