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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 158 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 2 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.96% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 4.02% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 3
Median daily rate £494 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £408
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
Base SAS
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
800 946 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.87% 23.80% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 571 387
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £46.09 £136.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Base SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Lancashire +1 1 £450 -19.28%
Manchester -20 1 £538 +19.44%
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 North West region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 18 (100.00%) SAS
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) CA
3 7 (38.89%) Informatica
3 7 (38.89%) ERwin
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) SAS Macro
7 3 (16.67%) Graphic Design
7 3 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
9 1 (5.56%) Validation
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) Unica
9 1 (5.56%) CDISC
9 1 (5.56%) System Testing

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (100.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) ERwin
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Author
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Author
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SAS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Modeller
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Campaign Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Marketing Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
1 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Campaign Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) CDISC
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) CA
1 7 (38.89%) Informatica
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM