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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 13 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.90% 10.18% 6.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 54.84% 41.46% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
Median daily rate £400 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £410 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £492 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-71.52% +66.66%
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
31 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.87% 24.55% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 26
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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
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 29 July 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 19 (57.58%) Credit Risk
3 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (30.30%) Retail
5 9 (27.27%) Banking
6 8 (24.24%) ETL
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
7 7 (21.21%) Data Quality
8 6 (18.18%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (15.15%) Data Management
9 5 (15.15%) Statistics
9 5 (15.15%) Unix
10 4 (12.12%) SPSS
10 4 (12.12%) Validation
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
11 3 (9.09%) Economics
11 3 (9.09%) Econometrics
11 3 (9.09%) Teradata
11 3 (9.09%) Degree
11 3 (9.09%) Operations Research
11 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 3 (9.09%) BPR
11 3 (9.09%) Project Management
11 3 (9.09%) Postgraduate
11 3 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (9.09%) QlikView

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 4 (12.12%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (9.09%) QlikView
2 3 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Retail
3 9 (27.27%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) SAS Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) SAS Developer
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) QlikView Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Data Quality Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Data Quality Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Credit Risk
2 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
4 5 (15.15%) Statistics
5 3 (9.09%) Economics
5 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ETL
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Data Management
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) BPR
5 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 3 (9.09%) Econometrics
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
5 3 (9.09%) Markov Chain
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Research
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) ETL Development
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) R
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.09%) COREP
2 3 (9.09%) FINREP
3 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Teradata