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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 38 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.49% 3.72% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 23.53% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 1
Average daily rate £273 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.63% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SAS
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
90 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.39% 15.81% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 11
Average daily rate £308 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -13 8 £264 -45.89%
Burnley - 2 £438 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (47.22%) Base SAS
2 15 (41.67%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) ETL
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) Informatica
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) ERwin
6 8 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (19.44%) CA
7 7 (19.44%) VBA
8 6 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) Data Management
10 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
10 3 (8.33%) SAS Macro
10 3 (8.33%) System Testing
10 3 (8.33%) People Management
10 3 (8.33%) SAS EBI
11 2 (5.56%) SDLC
11 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
11 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
11 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 2 (5.56%) Data Security
11 2 (5.56%) Migration
11 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) Base SAS
2 8 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (8.33%) SAS EBI
5 2 (5.56%) OLAP
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
6 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) ERwin
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) SAS Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Author
3 7 (19.44%) Lead Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Author
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SAS Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SAP XI
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Analytics
2 11 (30.56%) ETL
3 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Data Management
4 3 (8.33%) People Management
4 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Data Security
5 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
6 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) VBA
3 3 (8.33%) SAS Macro
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Informatica
3 7 (19.44%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) SAP