The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 37 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.67% 1.00% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
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North West

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
66 17 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.67% 8.46% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 8 51
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
4 12 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (55.00%) Base SAS
6 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (40.00%) Data Security
8 5 (25.00%) Informatica
9 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
9 3 (15.00%) SAP
9 3 (15.00%) SaaS
10 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
11 1 (5.00%) Summit
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (5.00%) Migration
11 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
11 1 (5.00%) Axway
11 1 (5.00%) Windows
11 1 (5.00%) AIX
11 1 (5.00%) HPUX
11 1 (5.00%) Solaris
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (5.00%) ETL
11 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) Summit
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (55.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) SAS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) HPUX
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (40.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Informatica
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Axway
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) HP