Period
to 14 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 133 155
Rank change year-on-year -60 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 13 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 6.04% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 36
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £306
90th Percentile £546 £601 £566
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £59.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +174.95% -61.28%

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 855 729 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.63% 15.17% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 468 615
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £238
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +23.25% -8.36%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £38.88 £43.18 £24.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -23 3 £444 +18.33% 6
Wolverhampton - 2 £330 -
Sutton Coldfield +7 1 £545 -0.91%
Coventry -6 1 - -
Shropshire -55 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £510 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 (53.85%) Analytics
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Data Science
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Statistics
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
5 3 (23.08%) Retail Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
6 2 (15.38%) R
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) SAS EBI
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Quality 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SAS EBI
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Retail Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analytics Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Modeller
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Data Science
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
4 3 (23.08%) Statistics
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) R
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Macro
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy