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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 7 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing SAS 35 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.21% 6.55% 6.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 57.38% 47.83% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £432 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
61 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 36.97% 13.69% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 14
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 £391 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Credit Risk
2 18 (48.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 14 (37.84%) Banking
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
5 10 (27.03%) Mainframe
6 9 (24.32%) Retail
7 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Teradata
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) OLAP
8 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.22%) Retail Banking
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Base SAS
9 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (8.11%) Essbase
10 3 (8.11%) SAS Certification
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
11 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.41%) Analytics
11 2 (5.41%) ETL
11 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
11 2 (5.41%) Oracle
11 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
11 2 (5.41%) Data Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (16.22%) OLAP
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) Base SAS
3 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) Essbase
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) Retail
4 6 (16.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) SAS Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Developer
5 6 (16.22%) SAS Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (8.11%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) SAS Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk Developer
10 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Credit Risk
2 10 (27.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.41%) Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Customer Insight
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Use Case
6 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SAS Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Basel III
1 1 (2.70%) COREP
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.22%) Teradata
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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Rate: £470 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago