The first table below looks at the demand for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Application Platforms 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 71 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 1.01% 2.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 4.17% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £304 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -8.16%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
170 216 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.18% 24.24% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 109 134
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SAS
West Yorkshire

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (45.45%) Base SAS
2 10 (45.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (36.36%) Predictive Modelling
3 8 (36.36%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Data Mining
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) OLAP
4 7 (31.82%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.64%) VBA
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) SAS Macro
8 2 (9.09%) UNIX
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.55%) MS Office
9 1 (4.55%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) Linux
9 1 (4.55%) Change Management
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) DataStage
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Legal
9 1 (4.55%) Teradata
9 1 (4.55%) Data Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Base SAS
1 10 (45.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 8 (36.36%) Data Mining
3 7 (31.82%) OLAP
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (4.55%) DataStage
6 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) SAS Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (36.36%) SAS BI Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Analyst
5 6 (27.27%) MI Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) MI Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) Predictive Modelling
2 8 (36.36%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VBA
3 2 (9.09%) SAS Macro
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Teradata
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago