The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 89 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 2.45% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 14.91% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 41 15
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £34.74
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +72.69%
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
224 322 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.62% 16.40% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 162 133
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £500 -
Stockport - 1 - -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SAS.

1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Perl
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) ETL
4 7 (24.14%) Debian
4 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Puppet
4 7 (24.14%) Ubuntu
4 7 (24.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (24.14%) iSCSI
4 7 (24.14%) CentOS
5 6 (20.69%) Open Source
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Apache
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) C
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) SMTP
6 5 (17.24%) DHCP
6 5 (17.24%) HTTP
6 5 (17.24%) DNS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
1 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) iSCSI
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) IMAP
2 5 (17.24%) MRTG
2 5 (17.24%) SMTP
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (24.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) BigQuery
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) SAS EBI
6 1 (3.45%) BODI
6 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) DataStage
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) SAS Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Grid Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) SAS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SAS BI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
2 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) BBC
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) CentOS
1 7 (24.14%) Debian
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Ubuntu
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Analytics
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) ETL
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Visual Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) C
4 5 (17.24%) Korn
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.79%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) VBA
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Dovecot
1 5 (17.24%) iptables
1 5 (17.24%) KVM
1 5 (17.24%) Sendmail
1 5 (17.24%) Squid
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Cacti
2 5 (17.24%) HAProxy
2 5 (17.24%) Nagios
2 5 (17.24%) OpenNebula
3 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.45%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Talend
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.45%) Micro Focus