The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 5 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.06% 6.71% 7.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 67.27% 47.83% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £10.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +129.93%
SAS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
55 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 38.73% 14.02% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 15 12
Average daily rate £425 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £245 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Halifax region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 20 (47.62%) Credit Risk
4 17 (40.48%) Banking
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) Data Analysis
6 11 (26.19%) Mainframe
7 10 (23.81%) Retail
8 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.67%) OLAP
9 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (16.67%) Retail Banking
10 6 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.29%) Teradata
11 4 (9.52%) ETL
11 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (7.14%) SAS Certification
12 3 (7.14%) Oracle
12 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.14%) Essbase
12 3 (7.14%) Ab Initio
12 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.14%) Base SAS
13 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
13 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (4.76%) Data Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (16.67%) OLAP
2 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) Essbase
4 3 (7.14%) Base SAS
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
General
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Retail
4 7 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) SAS Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) SAS Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Data Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) SAS Programmer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) DBA
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Credit Risk
2 11 (26.19%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Data Analysis
2 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.52%) ETL
4 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Data Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) Customer Insight
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SAS Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) COREP
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) Basel III
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.29%) Teradata
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Ab Initio
Halifax
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 22 days ago