The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 17 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.30% 3.20% 5.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 10.26% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £365 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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 Chester region.

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
13 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.98% 31.20% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 16
Median daily rate £350 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £245 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Chester region with a requirement for SAS.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle