The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing SAS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
153 143 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.54% 18.89% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 123
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £227 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.54 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.45% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SAS
North West

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Cheshire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 11
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 3
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Teradata
4 6 (50.00%) Data Management
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Reference Data
4 6 (50.00%) Data Governance
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
7 2 (16.67%) SAS Macro
7 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
7 2 (16.67%) Legal
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (8.33%) ETL
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
8 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) UNIX
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Data Quality

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
1 6 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Macro
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle