The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 39 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.73% 0.93% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+74.15% -1.11%
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
55 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.32% 11.57% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £169 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Liverpool -9 3 £400 +14.28%
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 3 (33.33%) zOS
1 3 (33.33%) JCL
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Teradata
1 3 (33.33%) ISPF
1 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (22.22%) CLIST
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) REXX
2 2 (22.22%) RACF
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) CICS
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) OLAP
2 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) IBM

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 2 (22.22%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) OLAP
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Adabas
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) Essbase
3 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Adabas DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) RACF Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) ISPF
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) zOS
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) OS/390
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) People Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 3 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) CLIST
2 2 (22.22%) REXX
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) NATURAL
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (22.22%) RACF
2 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Teradata
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) SAP