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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 21 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 5.76% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.81% 38.10% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate £363 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
37 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.36% 15.11% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
Average daily rate £275 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £288 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.65 £38.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -51.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £14.81 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Basel II
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel II
Chester
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