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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 104 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.72% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 3.16% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £370 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £462 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Base SAS
North West

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
405 316 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.05% 22.60% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 215 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 23 (71.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 15 (46.88%) Unix
4 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (28.13%) Project Management
5 9 (28.13%) SAS EBI
6 8 (25.00%) Marketing
6 8 (25.00%) System Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.88%) Banking
7 7 (21.88%) DB2
8 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Unica
9 5 (15.63%) SAS Macro
9 5 (15.63%) Campaign Management
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 2 (6.25%) AIX
11 2 (6.25%) IBM
11 2 (6.25%) ETL
11 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
11 2 (6.25%) Retail
11 2 (6.25%) Validation
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Analytics
11 2 (6.25%) Defect Management

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (28.13%) SAS EBI
4 7 (21.88%) DB2
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Marketing
3 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
1 24 (75.00%) SAS Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Marketing Database Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Insight Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Marketing Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 8 (25.00%) System Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Campaign Management
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Presales
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SAS Macro
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) REXX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) IBM