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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 92 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.50% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 2.92% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £540 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
238 171 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.64% 17.17% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 96 50
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £28.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -41.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.00 £41.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 3 May 2016.

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
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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 2 £550 +22.22% 1
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Credit Risk
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Linear Regression
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Reference Data

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Direct Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) CHAID
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Linear Regression
2 1 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality