The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
North West / Lancashire
Rank 34 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 5 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.96% 2.09% 4.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.36% 11.43% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 18
Median daily rate £375 £264 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.18% -42.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £316 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
44 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.25% 18.32% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 51
Median daily rate £350 £390 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -64.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Lancashire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Lancashire region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool 0 3 £375 +42.18%
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
Chorley - 1 £375 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SPSS
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (20.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) Sahi
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle