The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 60 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.27% 2.03% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 10.81% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
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£300 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
SAS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
140 148 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.81% 18.78% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 50
Average daily rate £376 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.57 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Google
3 6 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) DB2
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) MySQL
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) SAS Macro
6 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
6 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Metadata Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) SAS Macro
3 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
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