The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.68% 11.96% 16.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 64.29% 68.75% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 25
Median daily rate £425 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £375 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
14 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.72% 17.39% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 31
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SAS.

1 7 (63.64%) Data Quality
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) Credit Risk
4 4 (36.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
7 1 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Data Quality Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Credit Risk
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA