The first table below looks at the demand for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 72 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 0.55% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £51.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
310 181 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.43% 23.66% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 98 117
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.86% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £13.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Base SAS
West Yorkshire

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Base SAS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 12 (100.00%) SAS
2 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (66.67%) Data Mining
3 8 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 8 (66.67%) Analytics
4 7 (58.33%) System Testing
4 7 (58.33%) OLAP
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) SAS Macro
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) VBA
8 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) Data Management
8 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 8 (66.67%) Data Mining
3 7 (58.33%) OLAP
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) SAS Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SAS BI Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 8 (66.67%) Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Macro
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA