The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 122 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.93% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.81% 5.27% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 31
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£475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
499 512 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.79% 17.58% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 236 376
Average daily rate £335 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 56 63
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £34.60 £39.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 SAS across the North West region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 SAS across the North West region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 SAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Cheshire +8 6 £300 -28.57% 9
Manchester -14 3 £500 +33.33% 14
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing 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 SAS.

1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Retail
5 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.88%) Base SAS
5 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Credit Risk
6 5 (15.63%) ETL
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.38%) Statistics
7 3 (9.38%) IT Governance
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 3 (9.38%) DB2
7 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
8 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) SPSS
8 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.25%) OLAP
8 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 2 (6.25%) Java

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing 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 SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Weka
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Base SAS
3 3 (9.38%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) OLAP
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
4 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) SAS Developer
4 5 (15.63%) SAS Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) MI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SAS BI Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) SAS BI Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Insight Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Excel Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.38%) Statistics
3 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Online Games
5 1 (3.13%) HP Superdome
5 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) Analytics
2 5 (15.63%) ETL
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SAS Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) HP
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