The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Halifax region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 16 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.92% 2.21% 9.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.26% 22.22% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 20
Average daily rate
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£403 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.34% 9.94% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 23
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 £363 £225 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SAS
West Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Credit Risk
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Base SAS
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) OLAP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Teradata
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
7 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) Basel III
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) COREP
8 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Credit Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SAS Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SAS Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Basel III
1 1 (7.14%) COREP
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Teradata
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £365 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 27 days ago