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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 35 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 0.41% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 2.63% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £550 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
44 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.80% 15.70% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 15
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -58.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.81 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 5 May 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Credit Risk
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) CHAID
5 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking

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 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) CHAID
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Linear Regression
2 1 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel II
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality