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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 23 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.19% 0.85% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 12.50% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £413 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.11% 6.84% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 19
Average daily rate £425 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
3 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
3 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
1 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Teradata
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago