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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 112 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 36 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.099% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 0.51% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 0
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +412.50%
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
810 587 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.07% 19.41% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 342 277
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £455 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.49 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% +13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Manchester +3 17 £450 +28.57% 4
Cheshire - 4 £500 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £558 -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (100.00%) SAS
2 34 (70.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 23 (47.92%) Finance
4 21 (43.75%) UNIX
5 18 (37.50%) IBM
5 18 (37.50%) Mainframe
5 18 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 18 (37.50%) Data Extraction
6 15 (31.25%) System Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Data Analysis
7 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
8 10 (20.83%) Migration
9 9 (18.75%) Banking
10 8 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (16.67%) ETL
11 7 (14.58%) REXX
11 7 (14.58%) Data Security
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle
11 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
11 7 (14.58%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
12 5 (10.42%) Validation
12 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (70.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.42%) OLAP
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.17%) SQLBase
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.08%) ERwin
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) SAS Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Designer
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.17%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (4.17%) SAS BI Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Marketing Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Database Marketing Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Database Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 18 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 18 (37.50%) Data Extraction
2 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) System Testing
2 13 (27.08%) Data Analysis
2 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 10 (20.83%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) ETL
5 7 (14.58%) Data Security
5 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.58%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.08%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) REXX
2 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.33%) VBA
4 2 (4.17%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
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