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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / North West
Rank 115 113 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing SAS 24 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 1.19% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 7.18% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 33
Median daily rate £365 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
416 627 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.85% 16.60% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 361 301
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 36
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +27 6 £365 -2.66% 4
Lancashire +9 6 £369 +35.32%
Manchester -5 6 £350 -17.64% 12
Merseyside -4 3 £600 +45.45%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) Analytics
4 13 (20.97%) Big Data
4 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (19.35%) Retail
6 11 (17.74%) Migration
7 10 (16.13%) Oracle
8 9 (14.52%) Python
8 9 (14.52%) ETL
8 9 (14.52%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (14.52%) Marketing
9 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
10 7 (11.29%) Actionable Insight
10 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.29%) Data Integration
10 7 (11.29%) Tableau
10 7 (11.29%) Data Analytics
10 7 (11.29%) ISEB
10 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) SPSS
11 6 (9.68%) Data Management
11 6 (9.68%) Data Mining
11 6 (9.68%) SAP
11 6 (9.68%) Linux
11 6 (9.68%) SQL Server

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 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SPSS
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.61%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.61%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.84%) Route 53
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SMTP
2 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) SSL
4 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.23%) HTTP
4 2 (3.23%) IMAP
4 2 (3.23%) MRTG
5 1 (1.61%) DSL
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.61%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Big Data
1 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.52%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (11.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (9.68%) Data Mining
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.23%) DB2
7 2 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.61%) DataStage
8 1 (1.61%) OLAP
8 1 (1.61%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) GitLab
2 3 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) ERwin
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.61%) Sahi
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.61%) WATIR
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Retail
3 9 (14.52%) Marketing
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Architect
3 12 (19.35%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Grid Architect
4 7 (11.29%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) SAS Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Customer Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Insight Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) SAS Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Research Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) REST
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) Ajax
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) CSS3
3 2 (3.23%) Ext JS
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) HTML5
3 2 (3.23%) JSON
3 2 (3.23%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) FMCG
4 3 (4.84%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) CentOS
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Debian
3 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Analytics
2 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (17.74%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) ETL
5 7 (11.29%) Actionable Insight
5 7 (11.29%) Data Analytics
5 7 (11.29%) Data Integration
5 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
6 6 (9.68%) Campaign Analysis
6 6 (9.68%) Data Management
7 5 (8.06%) Customer Insight
7 5 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.06%) Market Research
7 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (6.45%) CRM
8 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.45%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) Python
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) Perl
4 4 (6.45%) R
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Korn
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) PhD
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Dovecot
2 2 (3.23%) iptables
2 2 (3.23%) KVM
2 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
2 2 (3.23%) Squid
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Rsyslog
3 2 (3.23%) Cacti
3 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) OpenNebula
4 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Tableau
3 6 (9.68%) SAP
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) Teradata
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) DataFlux
6 2 (3.23%) Informatica
6 2 (3.23%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.61%) Alterian
7 1 (1.61%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) Epiphany
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.61%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
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