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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 15 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.61% 0.52% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 3.70% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £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
16 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.22% 13.99% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Average daily rate £376 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £413 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +250.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Google
3 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Base SAS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) SAS Macro
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Macro
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Google