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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 5 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 30.83% 5.49% 8.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 77.08% 39.13% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 13
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£444 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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
48 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 40.00% 14.02% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 15
Average daily rate £435 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £225 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £500
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 £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (57.45%) Finance
1 27 (57.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 21 (44.68%) Credit Risk
3 20 (42.55%) Banking
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 12 (25.53%) Retail
5 12 (25.53%) Mainframe
6 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
7 9 (19.15%) Retail Banking
7 9 (19.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 9 (19.15%) OLAP
8 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.89%) Teradata
9 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.77%) ETL
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Oracle
11 4 (8.51%) Ab Initio
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.51%) Base SAS
11 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
12 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (6.38%) Essbase
12 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
12 3 (6.38%) SAS Certification
12 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (4.26%) MS Visio

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 9 (19.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (19.15%) OLAP
3 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) Base SAS
5 3 (6.38%) Essbase
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Retail
4 9 (19.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) SAS Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) SAS Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) DBA
7 4 (8.51%) Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) SAS Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) SAS Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Credit Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Credit Risk
2 12 (25.53%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
2 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.77%) ETL
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Customer Insight
5 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.13%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SAS Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Basel III
1 1 (2.13%) COREP
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Teradata
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Ab Initio
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