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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 58 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing SAS 28 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 1.34% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.72% 7.14% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £471 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £369
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
239 210 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.42% 18.73% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 119 123
Average daily rate £350 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £445 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £17.15 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) VBA
4 13 (34.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 12 (31.58%) Base SAS
6 7 (18.42%) Analytics
6 7 (18.42%) Retail
7 6 (15.79%) Banking
7 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (10.53%) Google Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
9 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
9 4 (10.53%) Google
9 4 (10.53%) OLAP
9 4 (10.53%) SPSS
10 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
10 3 (7.89%) Oracle
10 3 (7.89%) ETL
10 3 (7.89%) Marketing
10 3 (7.89%) Degree
10 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) SAS Macro
10 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.26%) Propensity Modelling
11 2 (5.26%) Product Marketing
11 2 (5.26%) Marketing Analytics
11 2 (5.26%) SEO

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (10.53%) SPSS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 12 (31.58%) Base SAS
3 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (10.53%) OLAP
6 1 (2.63%) DataStage
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
1 16 (42.11%) SAS Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) SAS Architect
5 4 (10.53%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Web Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.63%) SEO Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SAS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Economics
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Analytics
2 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
4 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.26%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (5.26%) Product Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
5 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) VBA
3 3 (7.89%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
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