The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 107 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% 4.72% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 21
Average daily rate £413 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.66% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
472 445 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.88% 18.48% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 191 316
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 44
Average hourly rate £25.77 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.85% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -1 12 £450 - 7
Manchester -15 9 £413 +17.85% 13
Merseyside - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (55.74%) Finance
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) Teradata
3 16 (26.23%) Banking
3 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (22.95%) Base SAS
5 11 (18.03%) Data Governance
5 11 (18.03%) Credit Risk
6 10 (16.39%) Retail
6 10 (16.39%) Data Management
6 10 (16.39%) Reference Data
7 9 (14.75%) ETL
8 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle
9 6 (9.84%) Validation
9 6 (9.84%) Retail Banking
9 6 (9.84%) Java
9 6 (9.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (8.20%) Data Integration
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.20%) HP
10 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.56%) Minitab
11 4 (6.56%) Spotfire
11 4 (6.56%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) SPSS
11 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
11 4 (6.56%) UNIX
11 4 (6.56%) Windows

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SPSS
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Base SAS
2 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (6.56%) Spotfire
5 3 (4.92%) OLAP
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.64%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
General
1 34 (55.74%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Retail
4 6 (9.84%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Data Manager
3 9 (14.75%) SAS Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Programmer
4 8 (13.11%) SAS Programmer
5 7 (11.48%) Developer
6 6 (9.84%) SAS Developer
6 6 (9.84%) MI Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Designer
7 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Development Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Credit Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Development Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) GWT
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Credit Risk
2 10 (16.39%) Reference Data
3 5 (8.20%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.56%) Data Extraction
4 4 (6.56%) HP Superdome
4 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Economics
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) UNIX
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
1 4 (6.56%) HPUX
2 2 (3.28%) MVS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.03%) Data Governance
3 10 (16.39%) Data Management
4 9 (14.75%) ETL
5 6 (9.84%) Validation
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.56%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) Data Transformation
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.28%) MVC
9 2 (3.28%) Stress Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Time Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL
9 2 (3.28%) UML
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.28%) Risk Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) R
3 3 (4.92%) VBA
4 2 (3.28%) JCL
4 2 (3.28%) SAS Macro
4 2 (3.28%) REXX
4 2 (3.28%) SELCOPY
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) PMP
2 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) RACF
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.64%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Teradata
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) Minitab
5 3 (4.92%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.28%) CA
7 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.64%) Siebel
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) IronPort
7 1 (1.64%) Open Text
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
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