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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 66 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing SAS 31 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.01% 0.74% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.23% 4.27% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
276 211 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.86% 17.25% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 118 111
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £17.15 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 23 (45.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 21 (41.18%) Base SAS
4 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) VBA
6 9 (17.65%) Mainframe
6 9 (17.65%) Banking
7 8 (15.69%) Migration
7 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) UNIX
8 7 (13.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (13.73%) System Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Retail
8 7 (13.73%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Data Extraction
9 6 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (11.76%) ETL
9 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.76%) IBM
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.80%) OLAP
11 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
11 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
11 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
11 4 (7.84%) Google
11 4 (7.84%) SAS Macro
11 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
11 4 (7.84%) REXX

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 21 (41.18%) Base SAS
3 7 (13.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) MS Access
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) DataStage
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
1 23 (45.10%) SAS Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) SAS Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) SAS Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Designer
5 4 (7.84%) Web Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) SEO Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 6 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (11.76%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Economics
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Migration
1 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
2 7 (13.73%) System Testing
2 7 (13.73%) Analytics
3 6 (11.76%) ETL
3 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
6 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.92%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (3.92%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) SEO
7 2 (3.92%) Product Marketing
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.96%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (1.96%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.96%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) VBA
3 4 (7.84%) REXX
3 4 (7.84%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) IBM
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Google
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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