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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 9 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.23% 2.03% 3.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 85.19% 18.75% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 3
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£463 £470 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £414 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £369
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.77%
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
27 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.88% 10.81% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 12
Average daily rate £438 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 35 (60.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 32 (55.17%) Banking
3 24 (41.38%) Finance
4 21 (36.21%) Credit Risk
5 18 (31.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 17 (29.31%) OLAP
7 16 (27.59%) OLAP Cube
8 14 (24.14%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) Mainframe
10 11 (18.97%) Retail
11 10 (17.24%) UNIX
12 9 (15.52%) Retail Banking
13 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
13 8 (13.79%) ETL
14 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (12.07%) AIX
14 7 (12.07%) Data Structures
15 6 (10.34%) Oracle
16 5 (8.62%) Migration
16 5 (8.62%) Teradata
16 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
16 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
17 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
17 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
17 4 (6.90%) SAS Certification
17 4 (6.90%) Essbase
17 4 (6.90%) Ab Initio
18 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
18 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 18 (31.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 17 (29.31%) OLAP
4 16 (27.59%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.90%) Essbase
7 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.45%) Base SAS
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ERwin
General
1 32 (55.17%) Banking
2 24 (41.38%) Finance
3 11 (18.97%) Retail
4 9 (15.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) SAS Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Developer
4 8 (13.79%) SAS Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) SAS Developer
6 6 (10.34%) SAS Programmer
6 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) DBA
8 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Designer
9 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Credit Risk
2 13 (22.41%) Mainframe
3 7 (12.07%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) UNIX
2 7 (12.07%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
1 8 (13.79%) ETL
2 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.45%) Coaching
6 2 (3.45%) Customer Insight
6 2 (3.45%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Teradata
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Ab Initio
Halifax
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago