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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 21 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.05% 1.27% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 16.67% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £494 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +64.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.76 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.10% +100.00%
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
17 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.64% 7.59% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £19.67 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (37.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) CHAID
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SAS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) CHAID
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
2 1 (12.50%) Linear Regression
2 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality