The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.21% 0.76% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.23% 4.96% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £365 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
83 141 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.77% 15.39% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 87 61
Median daily rate £350 £423 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +12.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Chester +4 5 £365 +0.68% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
6 1 (11.11%) Informatica
6 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
6 1 (11.11%) SPSS
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) DRM
6 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Unix

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MDG
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SAS EBI
2 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) DRM
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) SAP