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 30 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 136 132 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 0.67% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
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£300 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
749 597 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.16% 20.29% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 311 424
Average daily rate £338 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 35
Average hourly rate £67.00 £27.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.63% +23.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 -11 3 £613 +75.00% 1
Cheshire - 3 £300 - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Base SAS
England

Base SAS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (33.33%) SAS Macro
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Certification
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SAS Macro
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Certification
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago