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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 8 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 31 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.61% 4.40% 9.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 56.36% 34.78% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 19
Average daily rate
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£435 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £431 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
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 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 31.25% 12.64% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 21
Average daily rate £425 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £228 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) Credit Risk
3 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 14 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Retail
6 9 (25.71%) Mainframe
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Teradata
8 6 (17.14%) OLAP
8 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (17.14%) Retail Banking
9 5 (14.29%) Base SAS
9 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (8.57%) SAS Macro
10 3 (8.57%) SAS Certification
10 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
11 2 (5.71%) Oracle
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
11 2 (5.71%) Essbase
11 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
11 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
11 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
11 2 (5.71%) Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (17.14%) OLAP
2 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) Base SAS
4 3 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Essbase
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Retail
4 6 (17.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) SAS Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) SAS Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) SAS Programmer
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Credit Risk
2 9 (25.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.71%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Use Case
6 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SAS Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Basel III
1 1 (2.86%) COREP
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Teradata
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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