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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 1.61% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 9.77% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 15
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
215 307 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.76% 16.43% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 152 131
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 24 16
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 24 January 2017, 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 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Debian
3 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
3 7 (26.92%) iSCSI
3 7 (26.92%) CentOS
3 7 (26.92%) Puppet
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) C
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Apache
5 5 (19.23%) SMTP
5 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 5 (19.23%) HTTP
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 5 (19.23%) Nagios
5 5 (19.23%) Squid
5 5 (19.23%) Korn
5 5 (19.23%) IMAP
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) iSCSI
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) IMAP
2 5 (19.23%) MRTG
2 5 (19.23%) SMTP
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) BODI
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) DataStage
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (3.85%) SAS EBI
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Grid Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) SAS Architect
5 3 (11.54%) SAS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SAS BI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Tableau Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Ajax
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) CSS3
2 2 (7.69%) Ext JS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) BBC
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) CentOS
1 7 (26.92%) Debian
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Analytics
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 5 (19.23%) C
3 5 (19.23%) Korn
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VBA
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Dovecot
1 5 (19.23%) iptables
1 5 (19.23%) KVM
1 5 (19.23%) Sendmail
1 5 (19.23%) Squid
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Cacti
2 5 (19.23%) HAProxy
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) OpenNebula
3 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.85%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
2 2 (7.69%) Talend
2 2 (7.69%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus