The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 34 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.34% 0.66% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.77% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.36% 17.22% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
Cheshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
4 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Teradata
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Teradata
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle