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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 8 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 22 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.64% 3.28% 9.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 78.57% 26.09% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 12
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£450 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £401 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.95 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -35.89%
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
28 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.73% 12.57% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 19
Average daily rate £438 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £160 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 21 November 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 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 28 (52.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 25 (47.17%) Banking
4 22 (41.51%) Credit Risk
5 17 (32.08%) SQL
6 13 (24.53%) Retail
6 13 (24.53%) Mainframe
7 11 (20.75%) OLAP
7 11 (20.75%) OLAP Cube
8 10 (18.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
8 10 (18.87%) Retail Banking
9 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (13.21%) ETL
10 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.21%) Teradata
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle
11 6 (11.32%) Data Structures
12 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
13 4 (7.55%) Base SAS
13 4 (7.55%) Ab Initio
13 4 (7.55%) Essbase
13 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
14 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (5.66%) Migration
14 3 (5.66%) SAS Certification
14 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 11 (20.75%) OLAP Cube
2 11 (20.75%) OLAP
3 10 (18.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.55%) Base SAS
6 4 (7.55%) Essbase
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ERwin
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Banking
3 13 (24.53%) Retail
4 10 (18.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) SAS Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) SAS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SAS Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) DBA
6 5 (9.43%) Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) SAS Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) SAS Data Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Credit Risk
2 13 (24.53%) Mainframe
3 6 (11.32%) Data Structures
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
2 7 (13.21%) ETL
2 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.66%) Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.77%) Analytics
4 2 (3.77%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (3.77%) Data Architecture
4 2 (3.77%) Customer Insight
4 2 (3.77%) Data Management
4 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Use Case
5 1 (1.89%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SAS Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) Basel III
1 1 (1.89%) COREP
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.21%) Teradata
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Ab Initio
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