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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 71 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 22 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 0.73% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 4.74% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
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£431 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +1.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
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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
264 190 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.30% 15.38% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 101
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 6 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 27 (47.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 24 (42.11%) Base SAS
4 18 (31.58%) UNIX
5 15 (26.32%) Mainframe
5 15 (26.32%) Data Analysis
6 13 (22.81%) ETL
7 11 (19.30%) IBM
7 11 (19.30%) Migration
7 11 (19.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (19.30%) System Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Data Extraction
8 10 (17.54%) Banking
8 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
8 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 9 (15.79%) OLAP
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.79%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (12.28%) REXX
12 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
13 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
14 3 (5.26%) Validation
14 3 (5.26%) Marketing
14 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
14 3 (5.26%) Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) SPSS
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 24 (42.11%) Base SAS
3 9 (15.79%) OLAP Cube
3 9 (15.79%) OLAP
4 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.51%) QlikView
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) MS Access
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) SAS Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Designer
5 5 (8.77%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SAS Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) QlikView Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Programmer
9 1 (1.75%) Database Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Mainframe
2 11 (19.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (17.54%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 13 (22.81%) ETL
3 11 (19.30%) Migration
3 11 (19.30%) System Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Analytics
7 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.51%) Data Governance
8 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
9 1 (1.75%) Data Security
9 1 (1.75%) RAD
9 1 (1.75%) RUP
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) REXX
3 1 (1.75%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) FINREP
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) IBM
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.51%) Teradata
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
3 2 (3.51%) Birst
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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