The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 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
SAS System
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 53 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.25% 0.92% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.20% 4.11% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 129 146 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 20.16% 22.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 104 68
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Wiltshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Wiltshire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Wiltshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Wiltshire 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
Swindon 0 8 £450 -
SAS
South West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (75.00%) Base SAS
3 8 (66.67%) Data Integration
3 8 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
5 5 (41.67%) Data Validation
5 5 (41.67%) Validation
6 4 (33.33%) IFRS
6 4 (33.33%) IFRS 9
7 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) ETL
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Information Management
7 3 (25.00%) SAS EBI
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
9 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Statistics
9 1 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
9 1 (8.33%) RIA
9 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Big Data
9 1 (8.33%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Stata

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Base SAS
2 8 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) SAS EBI
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) SAS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Director
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (66.67%) Data Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Data Validation
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (33.33%) IFRS
2 4 (33.33%) IFRS 9