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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 145 88 113
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +25
Contract jobs citing SAS 24 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.81% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 10.67% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 23
Average daily rate £425 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £583 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
737 675 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.32% 16.98% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 366 254
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 29
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.20 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 19 £425 -2.85% 14
Cheshire -8 2 £550 +15.78% 1
Merseyside -2 1 £425 -21.29%
Lancashire -11 1 £450 -20.35%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 30 (37.97%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (26.58%) Credit Risk
5 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (22.78%) ETL
5 18 (22.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 17 (21.52%) Base SAS
7 14 (17.72%) Banking
8 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.19%) Retail
9 12 (15.19%) Marketing
10 10 (12.66%) Oracle
10 10 (12.66%) Analytics
11 9 (11.39%) Data Governance
11 9 (11.39%) VBA
12 8 (10.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (10.13%) Data Management
12 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
13 7 (8.86%) Validation
13 7 (8.86%) Python
13 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.86%) CA
13 7 (8.86%) Informatica
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.86%) ERwin
14 6 (7.59%) Unix
14 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
14 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.59%) Teradata

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (5.06%) Apache
1 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) SPSS
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) DHCP
1 4 (5.06%) DNS
1 4 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (5.06%) HTTP
1 4 (5.06%) IMAP
1 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
1 4 (5.06%) MRTG
1 4 (5.06%) SMTP
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 17 (21.52%) Base SAS
3 8 (10.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.33%) OLAP
4 5 (6.33%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.53%) Big Data
7 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.53%) QlikView
7 2 (2.53%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) MS Access
8 1 (1.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) ERwin
2 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 12 (15.19%) Marketing
3 12 (15.19%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) SAS Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Author
3 7 (8.86%) Technical Author
4 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Data Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Risk Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Campaign Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) SAS Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Risk Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) SAS Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
1 2 (2.53%) XML
2 1 (1.27%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (26.58%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.80%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.80%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.80%) Statistics
4 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.53%) New Media
4 2 (2.53%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Unix
2 4 (5.06%) CentOS
2 4 (5.06%) Debian
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) ETL
1 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
3 10 (12.66%) Analytics
4 9 (11.39%) Data Governance
5 8 (10.13%) Data Management
6 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.86%) Validation
7 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.06%) Campaign Management
8 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Open Source
8 4 (5.06%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.80%) Project Management
9 3 (3.80%) Propensity Modelling
9 3 (3.80%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) CRM
10 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) VBA
3 7 (8.86%) Python
4 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.06%) C
4 4 (5.06%) C++
4 4 (5.06%) Korn
4 4 (5.06%) Perl
4 4 (5.06%) PHP
4 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) R
6 2 (2.53%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ACCA
2 1 (1.27%) CIMA
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) Basel II
2 1 (1.27%) IAS 39
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Dovecot
1 4 (5.06%) iptables
1 4 (5.06%) KVM
1 4 (5.06%) Sendmail
1 4 (5.06%) Squid
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Cacti
1 4 (5.06%) HAProxy
1 4 (5.06%) Nagios
1 4 (5.06%) OpenNebula
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) CA
2 7 (8.86%) Informatica
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Teradata
4 4 (5.06%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.53%) DataFlux
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Tableau
5 2 (2.53%) Trillium
6 1 (1.27%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £370.00 - £401.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago