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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 82 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs citing SAS 69 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.85% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.73% 4.95% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 3
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£488 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +136.84%
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
588 424 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 13.32% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 223 187
Average daily rate £364 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 39
Average hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.35 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.24 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +21 35 £444 -2.73% 17
Cheshire -2 7 £500 +25.00% 5
Merseyside -5 7 £540 +54.28%
Lancashire - 6 £558 - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 60 (49.59%) Finance
2 50 (41.32%) Base SAS
3 46 (38.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 32 (26.45%) ETL
5 28 (23.14%) SQL
5 28 (23.14%) UNIX
6 25 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (19.01%) Mainframe
8 22 (18.18%) Migration
9 21 (17.36%) IBM
10 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (15.70%) Data Analysis
10 19 (15.70%) IBM Mainframe
11 18 (14.88%) Data Extraction
11 18 (14.88%) Banking
12 17 (14.05%) Data Security
12 17 (14.05%) System Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Oracle
14 14 (11.57%) Analytics
15 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database
15 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
16 12 (9.92%) OLAP
16 12 (9.92%) Informatica
17 11 (9.09%) Validation
17 11 (9.09%) Data Structures
18 10 (8.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 10 (8.26%) Web Services
18 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
18 10 (8.26%) Business Objects
18 10 (8.26%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.83%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) SPSS
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.31%) PaaS
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) SSH
1 1 (0.83%) SSL
1 1 (0.83%) Broadband
1 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.32%) Base SAS
2 46 (38.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 25 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database
5 12 (9.92%) OLAP
6 10 (8.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 9 (7.44%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.44%) OLAP Cube
7 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.96%) Big Data
10 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.31%) QlikView
11 4 (3.31%) MS Access
11 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.65%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (1.65%) Spotfire
12 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.65%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) ERwin
2 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (49.59%) Finance
2 18 (14.88%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Marketing
5 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (37.19%) Developer
2 39 (32.23%) SAS Developer
3 24 (19.83%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Architect
5 12 (9.92%) Consultant
6 10 (8.26%) SAS Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Designer
8 7 (5.79%) SAS Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.13%) SAS Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Programmer
10 4 (3.31%) SAS Programmer
10 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 3 (2.48%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Mainframe
2 19 (15.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 18 (14.88%) Data Extraction
4 11 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.61%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.79%) Private Cloud
6 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.96%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.65%) Statistics
9 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) PKI
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) DTV
10 1 (0.83%) NHS
10 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) UNIX
2 9 (7.44%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) Solaris
3 8 (6.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) HPUX
4 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) ETL
2 22 (18.18%) Migration
3 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (15.70%) Data Analysis
4 17 (14.05%) Data Security
4 17 (14.05%) System Testing
5 14 (11.57%) Analytics
6 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.09%) Validation
8 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.61%) Data Governance
10 7 (5.79%) Open Source
10 7 (5.79%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (4.13%) CRM
12 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (2.48%) Data Architecture
13 3 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (2.48%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) SQL
2 8 (6.61%) REXX
3 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.13%) VBA
5 3 (2.48%) SAS Macro
6 2 (1.65%) R
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.83%) JCL
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.65%) FINREP
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) RACF
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) IBM
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle
3 12 (9.92%) Informatica
4 10 (8.26%) Business Objects
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.79%) SAP
6 7 (5.79%) Google
7 6 (4.96%) Teradata
8 3 (2.48%) Tableau
9 2 (1.65%) Birst
9 2 (1.65%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.83%) Sybase
10 1 (0.83%) Cognos
10 1 (0.83%) HP
10 1 (0.83%) CA
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £560 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago