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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 18 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.67% 6.85% 26.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 20.41% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
20 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.35% 33.56% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 58
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £237 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Credit Risk
3 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Data Structures
6 6 (25.00%) Retail
6 6 (25.00%) Data Management
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (16.67%) Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) Time Management
9 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Statistics
9 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.33%) Validation
10 2 (8.33%) Change Management
10 2 (8.33%) Windows
10 2 (8.33%) SPSS
10 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.33%) Teradata
10 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) SAS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Modeller
5 2 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Quality Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Credit Risk
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (29.17%) Data Structures
4 3 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (4.17%) Economics
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ETL
2 6 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Lineage
6 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) COREP
3 1 (4.17%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Teradata