The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 134 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAS Programmer
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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
2909 2717 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.48% 91.85% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1347 1558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 212
Average hourly rate £16.80 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SAS Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAS Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAS Programmer
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 Programmer across the North West region.

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Programmer
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 Programmer across the North West region.

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Programmer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) HP Superdome
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP