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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 119 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +17
Contract jobs citing SAS 36 88 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 2.12% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.82% 14.01% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 72 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +23.07%
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
528 628 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.39% 15.16% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 356 278
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 34
Median hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -34 11 £350 -17.64% 6
Lancashire -17 7 £375 -33.03%
Cheshire +17 4 £488 +0.51% 2
Merseyside 0 2 - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 34 (41.46%) SQL
2 28 (34.15%) Finance
3 24 (29.27%) Analytics
4 21 (25.61%) Marketing
4 21 (25.61%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (20.73%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (17.07%) Oracle
6 14 (17.07%) Big Data
7 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (14.63%) Python
8 11 (13.41%) SPSS
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.41%) Migration
8 11 (13.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 11 (13.41%) Customer Insight
9 10 (12.20%) Credit Risk
9 10 (12.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (12.20%) ETL
10 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.98%) SAP
10 9 (10.98%) Retail
10 9 (10.98%) iSCSI
10 9 (10.98%) Campaign Analysis
11 8 (9.76%) Data Integration
11 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (9.76%) Web Analytics
11 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.54%) DHCP
12 7 (8.54%) DNS
12 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects

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 5 (6.10%) Apache
1 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) SPSS
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.66%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) iSCSI
2 7 (8.54%) DHCP
2 7 (8.54%) DNS
3 5 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (6.10%) HTTP
3 5 (6.10%) IMAP
3 5 (6.10%) MRTG
3 5 (6.10%) SMTP
4 4 (4.88%) Internet
5 3 (3.66%) LDAP
6 2 (2.44%) DSL
6 2 (2.44%) Firewall
6 2 (2.44%) MPLS
6 2 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.44%) VRRP
7 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (17.07%) Big Data
3 11 (13.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
4 10 (12.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (7.32%) Data Mining
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.88%) Base SAS
9 4 (4.88%) QlikView
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.66%) BigQuery
10 3 (3.66%) MySQL
10 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.66%) SAS EBI
10 3 (3.66%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 2 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.22%) Sahi
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) WATIR
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 21 (25.61%) Marketing
3 9 (10.98%) Retail
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
5 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.66%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Customer Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Insight Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) SAS Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Grid Architect
6 7 (8.54%) SAS Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.88%) QlikView Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Research Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
1 3 (3.66%) REST
2 2 (2.44%) Ajax
2 2 (2.44%) CSS
2 2 (2.44%) CSS3
2 2 (2.44%) Ext JS
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) HTML5
2 2 (2.44%) JSON
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Credit Risk
3 8 (9.76%) Data Integration
4 7 (8.54%) Statistics
5 5 (6.10%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.66%) FMCG
7 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.66%) User Experience
8 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (1.22%) BBC
9 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) CentOS
1 7 (8.54%) Debian
1 7 (8.54%) Linux
1 7 (8.54%) Ubuntu
2 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Analytics
2 21 (25.61%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.41%) Customer Insight
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) ETL
5 9 (10.98%) Campaign Analysis
5 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.76%) Web Analytics
7 7 (8.54%) Defect Management
7 7 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.54%) Open Source
8 6 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (7.32%) Data Analytics
8 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.32%) Market Research
8 6 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (6.10%) CRM
9 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) Python
3 7 (8.54%) Perl
4 6 (7.32%) PHP
5 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.10%) C
5 5 (6.10%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) Korn
5 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.88%) C++
6 4 (4.88%) R
6 4 (4.88%) VBA
7 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) ISEB
2 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) PhD
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) CISA
4 1 (1.22%) CISM
4 1 (1.22%) CISSP
4 1 (1.22%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Dovecot
1 5 (6.10%) iptables
1 5 (6.10%) KVM
1 5 (6.10%) Sendmail
1 5 (6.10%) Squid
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Cacti
2 5 (6.10%) HAProxy
2 5 (6.10%) Nagios
2 5 (6.10%) OpenNebula
3 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.44%) vMotion
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.22%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) SAP
3 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 6 (7.32%) Tableau
6 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.10%) Teradata
7 3 (3.66%) Google
7 3 (3.66%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.44%) Alterian
8 2 (2.44%) Chordiant
8 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 2 (2.44%) Epiphany
8 2 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.44%) Omniture
8 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.44%) Talend
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco
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