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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 8 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 30 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.98% 3.21% 7.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 88.24% 26.32% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £384 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.13% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.89%
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
34 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.78% 12.18% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 16
Average daily rate £438 £330 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £147 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (51.47%) Finance
1 35 (51.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 33 (48.53%) Banking
3 30 (44.12%) Credit Risk
4 17 (25.00%) OLAP
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
5 16 (23.53%) OLAP Cube
5 16 (23.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 13 (19.12%) Retail
6 13 (19.12%) Mainframe
7 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.71%) Retail Banking
10 8 (11.76%) ETL
10 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (11.76%) UNIX
11 7 (10.29%) Teradata
11 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.29%) Data Structures
12 6 (8.82%) Oracle
13 5 (7.35%) Migration
13 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.35%) AIX
13 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.88%) Base SAS
14 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
14 4 (5.88%) Ab Initio
14 4 (5.88%) Essbase
15 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 17 (25.00%) OLAP
3 16 (23.53%) OLAP Cube
3 16 (23.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.88%) Base SAS
6 4 (5.88%) Essbase
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) ERwin
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 33 (48.53%) Banking
3 13 (19.12%) Retail
4 10 (14.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) SAS Developer
6 6 (8.82%) SAS Programmer
6 6 (8.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Programmer
6 6 (8.82%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) DBA
8 4 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Credit Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Credit Risk
2 13 (19.12%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.29%) Data Structures
4 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) UNIX
2 5 (7.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.76%) ETL
4 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.41%) Coaching
6 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.94%) Analytics
7 2 (2.94%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (2.94%) Customer Insight
7 2 (2.94%) Data Management
7 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.47%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) SAS Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) Basel III
1 1 (1.47%) COREP
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.29%) Teradata
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Ab Initio
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