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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 62 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 43 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.63% 0.38% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.44% 2.35% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £405 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.15% -1.11%
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
320 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.57% 16.18% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 102 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.02 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 32 (34.41%) SQL
3 24 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (22.58%) OLAP
5 20 (21.51%) Base SAS
5 20 (21.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 19 (20.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 19 (20.43%) Data Modelling
6 19 (20.43%) Project Management
7 15 (16.13%) Oracle
7 15 (16.13%) Analytics
8 14 (15.05%) ETL
8 14 (15.05%) Banking
8 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.98%) PL/SQL
10 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
10 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.83%) .NET
11 11 (11.83%) XML
11 11 (11.83%) Retail
12 10 (10.75%) VBA
12 10 (10.75%) MS Office
13 9 (9.68%) Windows
13 9 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
14 8 (8.60%) SDLC
14 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (8.60%) ITIL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) SPSS
4 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (22.58%) OLAP
2 20 (21.51%) Base SAS
2 20 (21.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 19 (20.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 9 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
6 8 (8.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (4.30%) Data Mart
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.23%) DataStage
9 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.15%) MOLAP
10 2 (2.15%) ROLAP
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.08%) ERwin
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Banking
3 11 (11.83%) Retail
4 7 (7.53%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Developer
2 32 (34.41%) SAS Developer
3 25 (26.88%) Analyst
4 20 (21.51%) SAS Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.75%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.45%) DBA
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (6.45%) SAS Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) MI Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) SAS Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) SAS Data Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.15%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) .NET
1 11 (11.83%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (2.15%) REST
4 2 (2.15%) SOAP
4 2 (2.15%) XSD
4 2 (2.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Credit Risk
2 6 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (20.43%) Data Modelling
2 19 (20.43%) Project Management
3 15 (16.13%) Analytics
4 14 (15.05%) ETL
4 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.60%) ITIL
5 8 (8.60%) SDLC
6 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Workflow
8 5 (5.38%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (5.38%) ERD
9 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.23%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.23%) Validation
10 3 (3.23%) Data Security
10 3 (3.23%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) PL/SQL
3 10 (10.75%) VBA
4 5 (5.38%) SAS Macro
5 3 (3.23%) VB
5 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
1 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Oracle
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Teradata
4 3 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (1.08%) Tableau
5 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.08%) Endeca
5 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
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