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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 20 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.17% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 1.89% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £312 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
43 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.16% 24.65% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Average daily rate £400 £295 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +63.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £375 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.84 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.30% -55.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.84 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.56 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Teradata
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago