The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 79 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 1.20% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 5.88% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate £406 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £405 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
245 204 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.04% 20.38% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 97 154
Average daily rate £335 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +52.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SAS
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) Finance
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Base SAS
3 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (24.14%) Credit Risk
5 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 5 (17.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
8 3 (10.34%) Spotfire
8 3 (10.34%) SPSS
8 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
8 3 (10.34%) Minitab
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.90%) MS Office
9 2 (6.90%) VBA
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.90%) Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) R
9 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) SPSS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Base SAS
2 5 (17.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (10.34%) Spotfire
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.45%) OLAP
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) SAS Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) MI Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Programmer
4 4 (13.79%) SAS Programmer
4 4 (13.79%) Data Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Credit Risk
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBA
2 2 (6.90%) R
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
1 3 (10.34%) Minitab
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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