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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 135 80 112
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +32
Contract jobs citing SAS 32 66 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.81% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.51% 11.58% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 18
Median daily rate £405 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £367 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £562 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
710 570 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.14% 15.66% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 321 219
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 27
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -27 19 £425 -4.22% 14
Merseyside -6 6 £385 -28.70% 2
Cheshire -7 4 £400 -15.78%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 25 (32.47%) Credit Risk
3 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (20.78%) ETL
5 15 (19.48%) Oracle
5 15 (19.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 15 (19.48%) Base SAS
6 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 14 (18.18%) Banking
7 13 (16.88%) Analytics
8 12 (15.58%) Python
9 11 (14.29%) Retail
10 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.99%) Marketing
10 10 (12.99%) Data Quality
11 9 (11.69%) Puppet
11 9 (11.69%) Validation
11 9 (11.69%) Data Management
11 9 (11.69%) VBA
12 8 (10.39%) Data Governance
13 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
13 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (9.09%) Linux
13 7 (9.09%) CA
13 7 (9.09%) Informatica
13 7 (9.09%) ERwin
14 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
14 6 (7.79%) Windows
14 6 (7.79%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.79%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) SPSS
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (3.90%) GitHub
2 3 (3.90%) Route 53
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DHCP
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
1 4 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
1 4 (5.19%) IMAP
1 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
1 4 (5.19%) MRTG
1 4 (5.19%) SMTP
2 3 (3.90%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Base SAS
1 15 (19.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (7.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Hive
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.90%) DataStax
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (2.60%) OLAP
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.60%) QlikView
5 2 (2.60%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (2.60%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) ERwin
1 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.90%) GitLab
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 11 (14.29%) Retail
4 10 (12.99%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Developer
3 12 (15.58%) SAS Developer
4 8 (10.39%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Author
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Author
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Risk Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) SAS Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
1 4 (5.19%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Credit Risk
2 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Statistics
4 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.90%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.60%) New Media
5 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) CentOS
4 4 (5.19%) Debian
4 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.90%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ETL
2 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 13 (16.88%) Analytics
4 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.69%) Data Management
5 9 (11.69%) Validation
6 8 (10.39%) Data Governance
7 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.19%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.19%) Open Source
9 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.90%) CRM
10 3 (3.90%) MapReduce
10 3 (3.90%) Propensity Modelling
11 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.60%) Migration
11 2 (2.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) Python
3 9 (11.69%) VBA
4 6 (7.79%) Java
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) Ruby
5 5 (6.49%) Scala
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) C
6 4 (5.19%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) Korn
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
6 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.90%) R
8 2 (2.60%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ACCA
2 1 (1.30%) CIMA
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) Basel II
2 1 (1.30%) CDISC
2 1 (1.30%) IAS 39
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Squid
2 4 (5.19%) Dovecot
2 4 (5.19%) iptables
2 4 (5.19%) KVM
2 4 (5.19%) Sendmail
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Puppet
2 4 (5.19%) Cacti
2 4 (5.19%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.19%) Nagios
2 4 (5.19%) OpenNebula
3 3 (3.90%) Nessus
3 3 (3.90%) Oozie
3 3 (3.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) CA
2 7 (9.09%) Informatica
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.49%) Hortonworks
4 5 (6.49%) Teradata
5 4 (5.19%) Endeca
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
6 3 (3.90%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.90%) Qualys
7 2 (2.60%) Google
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) Aprimo
8 1 (1.30%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.30%) Trillium
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