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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 16 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.99% 9.09% 18.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 47.83% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 24
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +23.07%
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
8 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.94% 19.01% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 29
Median daily rate £420 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £327 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

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 6 December 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 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
3 5 (38.46%) Credit Risk
3 5 (38.46%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Statistics
6 2 (15.38%) Teradata
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) SPSS
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
7 1 (7.69%) Markov Chain
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping

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 (15.38%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SAS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk Modeller
3 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Analytics Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Insight Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SPSS Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Credit Risk
2 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Economics
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Econometrics
4 1 (7.69%) Markov Chain
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Teradata
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