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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 78 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -20
Contract jobs citing SAS 91 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 0.32% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.15% 1.98% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 5 18
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£440 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £690 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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
692 505 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 16.36% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 258 239
Average daily rate £414 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.32 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +35 54 £425 -29.89% 25
Lancashire - 23 £465 - 1
Cheshire -9 3 £494 +64.58% 3
Merseyside -8 2 £400 - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 73 (49.66%) Base SAS
2 70 (47.62%) Finance
3 57 (38.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 43 (29.25%) SQL
5 37 (25.17%) UNIX
6 31 (21.09%) ETL
6 31 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (17.69%) Banking
8 23 (15.65%) Data Analysis
8 23 (15.65%) OLAP
9 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
10 21 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
11 20 (13.61%) Analytics
11 20 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (13.61%) Data Modelling
11 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
11 20 (13.61%) Data Security
12 19 (12.93%) Algorithms
12 19 (12.93%) System Testing
13 18 (12.24%) Oracle
14 17 (11.56%) Mainframe
15 16 (10.88%) IBM
15 16 (10.88%) PL/SQL
15 16 (10.88%) Dimensional Modelling
15 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
16 15 (10.20%) Telecoms
17 13 (8.84%) IBM Mainframe
17 13 (8.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 12 (8.16%) Data Extraction

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.36%) MQSeries
1 2 (1.36%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) SPSS
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Unica
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Broadband
2 2 (1.36%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.36%) SSL
2 2 (1.36%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (49.66%) Base SAS
2 57 (38.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 23 (15.65%) OLAP
4 21 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
5 20 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
7 13 (8.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (5.44%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (5.44%) DB2
9 5 (3.40%) QlikView
10 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.04%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.04%) Big Data
11 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.36%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.36%) Lumira
11 2 (1.36%) MS Access
11 2 (1.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) TestDirector
2 5 (3.40%) ERwin
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 70 (47.62%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Banking
3 15 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.16%) Marketing
5 11 (7.48%) Retail
6 5 (3.40%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.36%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (46.26%) Developer
2 59 (40.14%) SAS Developer
3 50 (34.01%) Analyst
4 24 (16.33%) SAS Analyst
5 19 (12.93%) Consultant
6 17 (11.56%) SAS Consultant
7 12 (8.16%) Insight Analyst
8 11 (7.48%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.08%) SAS Programmer
11 6 (4.08%) Programmer
12 5 (3.40%) Customer Analyst
12 5 (3.40%) Customer Insight Analyst
13 4 (2.72%) Architect
14 3 (2.04%) Business Analyst
14 3 (2.04%) Tester
14 3 (2.04%) Developer Analyst
14 3 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) ISPF
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Algorithms
2 17 (11.56%) Mainframe
3 13 (8.84%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (8.16%) Data Extraction
4 12 (8.16%) Data Integration
5 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.40%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.04%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.04%) Clustering
7 3 (2.04%) Statistics
8 2 (1.36%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) DTV
9 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) Economics
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.17%) UNIX
2 9 (6.12%) AIX
3 4 (2.72%) Windows
4 3 (2.04%) zOS
5 2 (1.36%) Linux
6 1 (0.68%) OS/390
6 1 (0.68%) MVS
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.09%) ETL
1 31 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (15.65%) Data Analysis
3 20 (13.61%) Data Security
3 20 (13.61%) Data Modelling
3 20 (13.61%) Analytics
4 19 (12.93%) System Testing
5 16 (10.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 12 (8.16%) Project Management
6 12 (8.16%) Validation
7 11 (7.48%) Migration
7 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.44%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.44%) Customer Insight
9 7 (4.76%) CRM
10 6 (4.08%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.40%) Propensity Modelling
11 5 (3.40%) SDLC
12 4 (2.72%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.25%) SQL
2 16 (10.88%) PL/SQL
3 9 (6.12%) REXX
4 4 (2.72%) SAS Macro
5 3 (2.04%) Assembly Language
5 3 (2.04%) JCL
6 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.36%) CLIST
7 1 (0.68%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.36%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) FINREP
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (1.36%) RACF
2 2 (1.36%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) zSecure
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.24%) Oracle
3 16 (10.88%) IBM
4 6 (4.08%) Teradata
5 5 (3.40%) SAP
6 4 (2.72%) Informatica
7 3 (2.04%) Tableau
8 2 (1.36%) Birst
8 2 (1.36%) CA
8 2 (1.36%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.68%) Cognos
9 1 (0.68%) Endeca
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago