The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 9 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.13% - 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 79.31% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
29 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.08% 6.77% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 8
Average daily rate £438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £565 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 30 (62.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 23 (47.92%) Banking
3 21 (43.75%) Finance
4 20 (41.67%) OLAP
5 19 (39.58%) OLAP Cube
6 18 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 15 (31.25%) Credit Risk
7 15 (31.25%) ETL
8 10 (20.83%) UNIX
9 8 (16.67%) AIX
9 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
10 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.42%) Migration
11 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.33%) Retail
12 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
12 4 (8.33%) SQL
12 4 (8.33%) Oracle
13 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
13 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
13 3 (6.25%) Coaching
13 3 (6.25%) Data Architecture
14 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
14 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
14 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
14 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
14 2 (4.17%) Ab Initio
15 1 (2.08%) Clustering

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (2.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 20 (41.67%) OLAP
3 19 (39.58%) OLAP Cube
4 18 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) Essbase
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) ERwin
General
1 23 (47.92%) Banking
2 21 (43.75%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Consultant
1 12 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) SAS Developer
5 7 (14.58%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) DBA
6 5 (10.42%) Programmer
6 5 (10.42%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Credit Risk
2 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) UNIX
2 8 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ETL
2 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.42%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 3 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.08%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SAS Certification
1 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.08%) Teradata
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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