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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 88 44 84
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +40
Contract jobs citing SAS 20 65 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 3.53% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.72% 23.30% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 51 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
259 279 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.28% 15.15% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 174 113
Median daily rate £388 £413 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 13
Median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £29.32 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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
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 26 September 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 -
Salford - 1 £425 - 1
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (36.11%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.22%) Python
7 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
7 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
7 7 (19.44%) CentOS
7 7 (19.44%) ETL
7 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) Unix
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) Perl
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) Debian
7 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (19.44%) Puppet
8 6 (16.67%) Open Source
9 5 (13.89%) Google
9 5 (13.89%) Squid
9 5 (13.89%) Marketing
9 5 (13.89%) IMAP
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
9 5 (13.89%) Cacti
9 5 (13.89%) Sendmail
9 5 (13.89%) 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 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Google Analytics
2 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) IMAP
2 5 (13.89%) MRTG
2 5 (13.89%) SMTP
3 3 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) SAS EBI
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) BigQuery
4 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) BODI
6 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) SAS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Commercial Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) SciPy
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.78%) BBC
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) CentOS
1 7 (19.44%) Debian
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
1 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
1 7 (19.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Analytics
2 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
3 7 (19.44%) ETL
4 6 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (5.56%) Data Management
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.56%) Validation
8 2 (5.56%) Video Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Document Management
9 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.89%) C
4 5 (13.89%) Korn
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) CDISC
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Dovecot
1 5 (13.89%) iptables
1 5 (13.89%) KVM
1 5 (13.89%) Sendmail
1 5 (13.89%) Squid
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Cacti
2 5 (13.89%) HAProxy
2 5 (13.89%) Nagios
2 5 (13.89%) OpenNebula
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.78%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Google
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Teradata
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) Talend
5 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.78%) Aprimo
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus