The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 33 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.71% 1.59% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 10.17% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £385 £540 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.70% +54.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
81 59 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.40% 15.65% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 9
Median daily rate £330 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £135 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.34 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Merseyside region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Liverpool -4 8 £393 -27.31%
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAS.

1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Hortonworks
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
3 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Endeca
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (27.27%) Rundeck
5 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) OpenVPN
5 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
5 3 (27.27%) Route 53

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (45.45%) Apache Spark
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (27.27%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (27.27%) GitHub
2 3 (27.27%) Route 53
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) OpenVPN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) IMAP
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) MRTG
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (27.27%) DataStax
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (27.27%) GitLab
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Squid
2 1 (9.09%) Dovecot
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Nessus
2 3 (27.27%) Oozie
2 3 (27.27%) Rundeck
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Hortonworks
3 4 (36.36%) Endeca
4 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
4 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
4 3 (27.27%) Qualys
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (9.09%) VMware