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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 23 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.71% 0.60% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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
50 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.46% 17.86% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Average daily rate £400 £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +64.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £291 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £390 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 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 £25.67 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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