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 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 30 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.33% 0.78% 2.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 7.41% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
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£538 £330 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.87% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £314 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £346 £260
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
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
68 27 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.89% 10.51% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 42
Average daily rate £321 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £471 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £45.75 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 - £18.40
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 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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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
Accrington - - - -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (65.52%) Oracle
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle Database
3 16 (55.17%) Data Modelling
3 16 (55.17%) Data Security
4 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (44.83%) Informatica
4 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
6 11 (37.93%) Base SAS
7 10 (34.48%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (34.48%) ETL
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) Solaris
8 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
8 9 (31.03%) Migration
8 9 (31.03%) Data Structures
8 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
10 6 (20.69%) Open Source
11 3 (10.34%) SAP HR
11 3 (10.34%) SAP
11 3 (10.34%) SaaS
11 3 (10.34%) PaaS
12 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.90%) HP Superdome

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (3.45%) Oracle 9iAS
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Summit
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle Database
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (37.93%) Base SAS
4 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
5 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.90%) Big Data
7 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) SAS Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAS Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 9 (31.03%) Data Structures
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) HP Superdome
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
1 9 (31.03%) Solaris
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Data Modelling
1 16 (55.17%) Data Security
2 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (34.48%) ETL
3 10 (34.48%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (31.03%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle
2 13 (44.83%) Informatica
3 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Axway
6 1 (3.45%) IBM