The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 35 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.41% 2.44% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 13.33% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
SAS
Cheshire

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
41 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.94% 18.29% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 8
Average daily rate £400 £388 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £329 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.17 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Google
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Report Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Google