The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Consultant role 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 SAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Consultant
Rank 149 140 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.066% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £535 £463
% change year-on-year
-1.86% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 -
SAS Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3575 3050 2610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.03% 94.25% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2152 1706 1324
Average daily rate £380 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 182 195
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.28 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £40.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAS Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Consultant
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 SAS Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire +3 3 £425 -
SAS Consultant
England

SAS Consultant
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAS Consultant in their job title 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 with SAS Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (54.55%) Base SAS
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) SAS Macro
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) OLAP
6 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
7 1 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAS Consultant in their job title 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 with SAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (54.55%) Base SAS
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared