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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 10 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.73% 16.56% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 70.00% 83.87% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 2
Average daily rate £428 £463 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
20 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.61% 19.75% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 11
Average daily rate £428 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Credit Risk
3 12 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (25.00%) Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) OLAP
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) FINREP
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Data Management
7 3 (12.50%) BPR
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) COREP
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
8 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (8.33%) Data Migration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (20.83%) OLAP
3 4 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) SAS EBI
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SAS Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Credit Risk
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
1 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) Coaching
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) BPR
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) SAS Macro
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) FINREP
2 2 (8.33%) COREP
3 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Teradata
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