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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 48 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 54 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.88% 0.23% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.77% 1.44% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £606 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +67.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £411 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £801 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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
322 209 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.16% 15.99% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 113 100
Average daily rate £403 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £19.50 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 43 (53.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 41 (51.25%) Base SAS
4 28 (35.00%) UNIX
5 23 (28.75%) ETL
6 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (23.75%) Banking
8 18 (22.50%) Data Analysis
9 17 (21.25%) OLAP
9 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
9 17 (21.25%) OLAP Cube
10 15 (18.75%) System Testing
11 14 (17.50%) SQL
12 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (12.50%) Mainframe
14 9 (11.25%) IBM
14 9 (11.25%) Validation
14 9 (11.25%) IBM Mainframe
15 8 (10.00%) Data Extraction
15 8 (10.00%) Analytics
15 8 (10.00%) Migration
15 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
16 7 (8.75%) Project Management
16 7 (8.75%) TestDirector
16 7 (8.75%) REXX
16 7 (8.75%) AIX
16 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
16 7 (8.75%) Data Integration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Unica
2 1 (1.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (53.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 41 (51.25%) Base SAS
3 17 (21.25%) OLAP
3 17 (21.25%) OLAP Cube
4 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (5.00%) DB2
7 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.50%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.50%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.50%) QlikView
7 2 (2.50%) Lumira
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) TestDirector
General
1 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.75%) Marketing
4 6 (7.50%) Retail
5 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Analyst
2 30 (37.50%) Developer
3 27 (33.75%) SAS Developer
4 21 (26.25%) SAS Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) SAS Consultant
5 13 (16.25%) Consultant
6 10 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Data Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Tester
10 2 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Credit Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Marketing Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Customer Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) SAS Data Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 9 (11.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 7 (8.75%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.75%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.50%) Statistics
7 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) Economics
8 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (8.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ETL
2 18 (22.50%) Data Analysis
3 15 (18.75%) System Testing
4 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.25%) Validation
6 8 (10.00%) Migration
6 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.00%) Analytics
7 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.00%) CRM
10 2 (2.50%) Visual Analytics
10 2 (2.50%) Data Governance
10 2 (2.50%) Customer Insight
10 2 (2.50%) Workflow
10 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.25%) Operations Research
11 1 (1.25%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) REXX
3 2 (2.50%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) FINREP
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) IBM
3 2 (2.50%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.50%) Teradata
3 2 (2.50%) Tableau
3 2 (2.50%) Birst
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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