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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 13 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.28% 1.64% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 61.90% 12.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
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£450 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
21 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.38% 13.66% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 6
Average daily rate £438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 24 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 19 (47.50%) Banking
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 17 (42.50%) OLAP
5 16 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
6 15 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 12 (30.00%) Credit Risk
8 11 (27.50%) ETL
9 10 (25.00%) UNIX
10 8 (20.00%) AIX
11 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
11 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (12.50%) Migration
12 5 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
14 3 (7.50%) Retail
14 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
14 3 (7.50%) Coaching
14 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
15 2 (5.00%) Oracle
15 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
15 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
15 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
15 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
16 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
16 1 (2.50%) Data Mapping
16 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
16 1 (2.50%) Base SAS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 17 (42.50%) OLAP
3 16 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
4 15 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Essbase
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ERwin
General
1 19 (47.50%) Banking
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
3 9 (22.50%) SAS Developer
4 7 (17.50%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Database Designer
7 1 (2.50%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ETL
2 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago