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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 79 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 27 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 2.17% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.44% 12.65% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 7
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
286 245 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.78% 17.16% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 142 120
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.57 £13.70 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - 2 £425 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 63 (67.74%) Finance
2 38 (40.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 32 (34.41%) Base SAS
4 23 (24.73%) Banking
5 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (22.58%) Unix
6 20 (21.51%) ETL
7 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (17.20%) SQL
8 16 (17.20%) Credit Risk
9 14 (15.05%) Retail
10 13 (13.98%) Marketing
10 13 (13.98%) OLAP
10 13 (13.98%) OLAP Cube
11 12 (12.90%) Project Management
12 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
12 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.75%) Analytics
14 9 (9.68%) SAS EBI
14 9 (9.68%) MS Office
14 9 (9.68%) Unica
14 9 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (9.68%) System Testing
15 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
15 8 (8.60%) Retail Banking
15 8 (8.60%) Campaign Management
15 8 (8.60%) Portfolio Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) Apache
1 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 2 (2.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) DHCP
1 3 (3.23%) DNS
1 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
1 3 (3.23%) IMAP
1 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 3 (3.23%) MRTG
1 3 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 32 (34.41%) Base SAS
3 16 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (13.98%) OLAP
4 13 (13.98%) OLAP Cube
5 9 (9.68%) SAS EBI
6 7 (7.53%) DB2
7 6 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.15%) Big Data
9 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.15%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (2.15%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.23%) TestDirector
General
1 63 (67.74%) Finance
2 23 (24.73%) Banking
3 14 (15.05%) Retail
4 13 (13.98%) Marketing
5 8 (8.60%) Retail Banking
6 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Developer
1 39 (41.94%) SAS Developer
2 35 (37.63%) Analyst
3 23 (24.73%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (7.53%) Credit Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Campaign Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) SAS Risk Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Database Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Marketing Database Developer
6 4 (4.30%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.20%) Credit Risk
3 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.23%) Statistics
5 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.15%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.15%) New Media
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.08%) Economics
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Unix
2 3 (3.23%) CentOS
2 3 (3.23%) Debian
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.15%) AIX
3 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (21.51%) ETL
3 12 (12.90%) Project Management
4 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
5 10 (10.75%) Analytics
6 9 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (9.68%) System Testing
7 8 (8.60%) Campaign Management
7 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (3.23%) Data Governance
8 3 (3.23%) Data Management
8 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.23%) Defect Management
8 3 (3.23%) Open Source
8 3 (3.23%) Release Management
8 3 (3.23%) Validation
9 2 (2.15%) CRM
9 2 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Python
2 5 (5.38%) SAS Macro
3 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.23%) C
3 3 (3.23%) C++
3 3 (3.23%) Korn
3 3 (3.23%) Perl
3 3 (3.23%) PHP
3 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.15%) R
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) ACCA
2 1 (1.08%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.08%) IAS 39
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Dovecot
1 3 (3.23%) iptables
1 3 (3.23%) KVM
1 3 (3.23%) Sendmail
1 3 (3.23%) Squid
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Cacti
1 3 (3.23%) HAProxy
1 3 (3.23%) Nagios
1 3 (3.23%) OpenNebula
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) IBM
3 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) DataFlux
4 2 (2.15%) Tableau
4 2 (2.15%) Teradata
4 2 (2.15%) Trillium
5 1 (1.08%) Cognos
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
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