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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 113 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 18 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 1.51% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
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£458 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
685 596 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.77% 21.90% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 338 368
Average daily rate £340 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £92.40 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 9 £450 +28.57% 1
Cheshire - - - - 3
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (100.00%) SAS
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 15 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 15 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 14 (46.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
7 12 (40.00%) Data Security
8 11 (36.67%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (23.33%) Banking
11 6 (20.00%) Informatica
11 6 (20.00%) VBA
11 6 (20.00%) Retail
12 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
12 4 (13.33%) SAS Macro
12 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
12 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
13 2 (6.67%) ETL
13 2 (6.67%) OLAP
13 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
14 1 (3.33%) Propensity Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (100.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (6.67%) OLAP
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
1 22 (73.33%) SAS Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) SAS Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SAS BI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 14 (46.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (40.00%) Data Security
5 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Propensity Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.00%) VBA
4 4 (13.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Informatica