The table below looks at the statistics 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 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 82 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -19
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 2.01% 4.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.39% 9.50% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.74 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+38.97% -35.89%
SAS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
205 200 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.45% 21.14% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 125 146
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £13.40 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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 November 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 November 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) OLAP
3 4 (26.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (26.67%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (20.00%) Dot Hill
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) SPSS
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) R
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stata
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematica

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (13.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) Stata
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematica
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) OLAP
1 4 (26.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (26.67%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAS BI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) CHAID
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) R
2 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Dot Hill
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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