The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 141 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 17 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.033% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 0.15% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
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£450 £850 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +174.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
798 665 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.85% 22.14% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 374 308
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £10.66 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Base SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the North West region.

Base SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Manchester +5 14 £450 -47.05% 8
Cheshire - 2 £544 - 1
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 55 (100.00%) SAS
2 39 (70.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 30 (54.55%) Finance
4 29 (52.73%) UNIX
5 19 (34.55%) IBM
5 19 (34.55%) Mainframe
5 19 (34.55%) Data Analysis
5 19 (34.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 19 (34.55%) Data Extraction
6 18 (32.73%) Banking
7 17 (30.91%) System Testing
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (20.00%) Data Integration
10 10 (18.18%) Migration
11 9 (16.36%) ETL
11 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
11 9 (16.36%) OLAP
11 9 (16.36%) OLAP Cube
12 8 (14.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (14.55%) REXX
13 7 (12.73%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (12.73%) Data Security
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle
13 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
13 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
13 7 (12.73%) Algorithms

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (70.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 9 (16.36%) OLAP Cube
2 9 (16.36%) OLAP
3 8 (14.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.64%) SQLBase
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.82%) ERwin
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) SAS Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Designer
6 4 (7.27%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) SAS BI Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SAS Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
9 1 (1.82%) Database Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) IBM Mainframe
1 19 (34.55%) Data Extraction
1 19 (34.55%) Mainframe
2 11 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.45%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) UNIX
2 6 (10.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Data Analysis
2 17 (30.91%) System Testing
3 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.18%) Migration
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
7 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.73%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (12.73%) Data Security
8 6 (10.91%) Validation
9 3 (5.45%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
11 1 (1.82%) Database Marketing
11 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) REXX
3 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) IBM
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
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