The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 59 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 35 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 0.40% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.15% 2.54% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £606 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% +34.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +4.76%
SAS
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
288 197 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.38% 15.77% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 97 104
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £24.10 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 37 (57.81%) Finance
2 36 (56.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 33 (51.56%) Base SAS
4 26 (40.63%) UNIX
5 21 (32.81%) Data Analysis
6 18 (28.13%) Banking
7 17 (26.56%) ETL
8 14 (21.88%) OLAP
8 14 (21.88%) OLAP Cube
9 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.31%) Mainframe
9 13 (20.31%) System Testing
10 12 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (18.75%) IBM
11 11 (17.19%) Data Extraction
11 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
11 11 (17.19%) Migration
11 11 (17.19%) SQL
12 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (12.50%) REXX
14 7 (10.94%) AIX
14 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
15 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
16 5 (7.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 4 (6.25%) Validation
17 4 (6.25%) MS Office
17 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 4 (6.25%) Telecoms

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 33 (51.56%) Base SAS
3 14 (21.88%) OLAP Cube
3 14 (21.88%) OLAP
4 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.13%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.13%) Lumira
6 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.13%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.13%) QlikView
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) MS Access
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 37 (57.81%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) SAS Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) SAS Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) SAS Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Designer
7 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (3.13%) SAS Data Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Insight Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.13%) QlikView Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Tableau Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Programmer
10 1 (1.56%) Database Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Statistician
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Mainframe
2 12 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (17.19%) Data Extraction
4 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) UNIX
2 7 (10.94%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Data Analysis
2 17 (26.56%) ETL
3 13 (20.31%) System Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.19%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.25%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Analytics
9 2 (3.13%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.13%) Visual Analytics
9 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.13%) Workflow
10 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.56%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (1.56%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) REXX
3 1 (1.56%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) FINREP
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.13%) Teradata
3 2 (3.13%) Tableau
3 2 (3.13%) Birst
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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