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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 67 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.78% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.55% 3.97% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £481 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
275 252 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.87% 17.77% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 134 97
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.80 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £30.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (50.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 29 (49.15%) Finance
3 28 (47.46%) Base SAS
4 18 (30.51%) SQL
5 17 (28.81%) UNIX
6 14 (23.73%) Mainframe
7 12 (20.34%) Data Analysis
8 11 (18.64%) Migration
8 11 (18.64%) IBM
8 11 (18.64%) VBA
8 11 (18.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (18.64%) System Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Data Extraction
9 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.56%) ETL
10 8 (13.56%) Banking
11 7 (11.86%) REXX
11 7 (11.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (8.47%) Analytics
14 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
14 4 (6.78%) Data Governance
14 4 (6.78%) SPSS
14 4 (6.78%) Retail
14 4 (6.78%) Google
14 4 (6.78%) Google Analytics
15 3 (5.08%) Marketing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 28 (47.46%) Base SAS
3 7 (11.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.08%) OLAP
6 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
1 27 (45.76%) SAS Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Designer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) SAS Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Web Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Insight Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Implementation Manager
9 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.69%) Tester
9 1 (1.69%) Marketing Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) SEO Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Database Marketing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Mainframe
2 11 (18.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (16.95%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Economics
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Data Analysis
2 11 (18.64%) System Testing
2 11 (18.64%) Migration
3 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) ETL
5 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Data Governance
7 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.39%) CRM
8 2 (3.39%) Data Security
8 2 (3.39%) SEO
8 2 (3.39%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.69%) Customer Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) VBA
3 7 (11.86%) REXX
4 3 (5.08%) SAS Macro
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) IBM
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
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