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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 119 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing SAS 44 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.30% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.42% 9.44% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 7
Median daily rate £385 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £555 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £384
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.68 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £18.68 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -16.97%
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
593 519 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 13.74% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 307 215
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.00 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Merseyside +5 13 £385 -3.75%
Manchester -28 13 £475 +5.55% 7
Cheshire +2 6 £400 -20.98% 1
Lancashire -12 2 - - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (38.36%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) Credit Risk
3 23 (31.51%) Finance
4 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (23.29%) Analytics
6 16 (21.92%) Marketing
7 13 (17.81%) Data Quality
8 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (16.44%) Oracle
9 11 (15.07%) Retail
10 10 (13.70%) Data Management
10 10 (13.70%) Banking
10 10 (13.70%) Python
11 9 (12.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (12.33%) Puppet
12 8 (10.96%) Data Governance
12 8 (10.96%) Windows
12 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.96%) Validation
12 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.59%) Teradata
13 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
13 7 (9.59%) Linux
13 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
13 7 (9.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
14 6 (8.22%) iSCSI
14 6 (8.22%) Base SAS

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 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SPSS
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Unica
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.85%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.11%) GitHub
2 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.11%) Route 53
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) DHCP
1 6 (8.22%) DNS
1 6 (8.22%) iSCSI
2 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) IMAP
2 4 (5.48%) MRTG
2 4 (5.48%) SMTP
3 3 (4.11%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.74%) DSL
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (2.74%) MPLS
4 2 (2.74%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.74%) VRRP
5 1 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (8.22%) Base SAS
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (8.22%) QlikView
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.85%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.48%) Big Data
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.11%) BigQuery
6 3 (4.11%) DataStax
6 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.11%) SAS EBI
6 3 (4.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.11%) GitLab
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Marketing
3 11 (15.07%) Retail
4 10 (13.70%) Banking
5 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) SAS Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Insight Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Credit Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Customer Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Data Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) QlikView Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Risk Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.37%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Credit Risk
2 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Statistics
4 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.11%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (2.74%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Unix
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) CentOS
4 4 (5.48%) Debian
4 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.11%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Analytics
2 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.70%) Data Management
4 8 (10.96%) Data Governance
4 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.96%) Validation
5 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.22%) Customer Insight
6 6 (8.22%) ETL
7 5 (6.85%) CRM
7 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.85%) Open Source
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.48%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.48%) Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Web Analytics
9 3 (4.11%) Direct Marketing
9 3 (4.11%) MapReduce
9 3 (4.11%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) Python
3 6 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) PHP
4 5 (6.85%) Ruby
4 5 (6.85%) Scala
5 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.48%) C
5 4 (5.48%) C++
5 4 (5.48%) Korn
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ECDL
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) CDISC
2 1 (1.37%) IAS 39
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Squid
2 4 (5.48%) Dovecot
2 4 (5.48%) iptables
2 4 (5.48%) KVM
2 4 (5.48%) Sendmail
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) Cacti
2 4 (5.48%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.48%) Nagios
2 4 (5.48%) OpenNebula
3 3 (4.11%) Nessus
3 3 (4.11%) Oozie
3 3 (4.11%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.74%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Teradata
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.85%) Google
4 5 (6.85%) Hortonworks
5 4 (5.48%) Endeca
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.11%) Qualys
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) NETGEAR
7 2 (2.74%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.37%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.37%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.37%) Trillium
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago