The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 82 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.081% 0.088%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.95% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
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£450 £850 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +174.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
354 260 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.89% 21.12% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 172 129
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £9.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £33.70 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (100.00%) SAS
2 24 (75.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 21 (65.63%) UNIX
4 17 (53.13%) Data Analysis
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 13 (40.63%) Banking
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) IBM
8 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (34.38%) Mainframe
8 11 (34.38%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (34.38%) System Testing
8 11 (34.38%) Data Extraction
9 10 (31.25%) Migration
10 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.00%) REXX
12 7 (21.88%) Data Integration
13 6 (18.75%) AIX
14 5 (15.63%) OLAP
14 5 (15.63%) ETL
14 5 (15.63%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
16 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
16 3 (9.38%) MS Office
16 3 (9.38%) Grid Computing
17 2 (6.25%) SQL
17 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
17 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
17 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (15.63%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (15.63%) OLAP
3 4 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
1 19 (59.38%) SAS Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Marketing Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Database Marketing Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Database Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) IBM Mainframe
1 11 (34.38%) Data Extraction
1 11 (34.38%) Mainframe
2 7 (21.88%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Data Analysis
2 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 11 (34.38%) System Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Security
7 1 (3.13%) Database Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) REXX
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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