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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 34 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.14% 1.71% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £401 £544 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £384
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £18.68 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -16.97%
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
22 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.76% 6.86% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 15
Median daily rate £313 £279 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £540 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £20.78 £30.75 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.42% +83.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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 24 July 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 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (12.50%) Linear Regression
5 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

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 2 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Credit Risk
2 4 (50.00%) 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%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) CHAID
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
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%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
2 1 (12.50%) Linear Regression
2 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
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 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality