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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / North West
Rank 114 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.38% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 8.63% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 46
Median daily rate £375 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £505 £500
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
437 626 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.61% 15.98% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 352 260
Median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 43 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £27.05 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.69% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +24 6 £408 -9.44% 1
Manchester -12 6 £350 -17.15% 6
Lancashire -3 5 £375 +42.18% 1
Merseyside -4 1 £600 +45.45%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 (36.23%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) Analytics
4 18 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (20.29%) Big Data
6 13 (18.84%) Marketing
6 13 (18.84%) Python
7 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.49%) Oracle
8 10 (14.49%) Migration
9 9 (13.04%) Retail
9 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (13.04%) ETL
9 9 (13.04%) SPSS
9 9 (13.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
10 8 (11.59%) Tableau
10 8 (11.59%) Puppet
10 8 (11.59%) Data Integration
10 8 (11.59%) CentOS
10 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.59%) Perl
10 8 (11.59%) Linux
10 8 (11.59%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (10.14%) Defect Management
11 7 (10.14%) Unix
11 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.14%) SAP
11 7 (10.14%) ISEB

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 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) SPSS
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.45%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.45%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.45%) Route 53
3 1 (1.45%) SmartFocus
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) iSCSI
2 6 (8.70%) SMTP
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (7.25%) HTTP
3 5 (7.25%) IMAP
3 5 (7.25%) MRTG
4 3 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Big Data
1 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (13.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.90%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.90%) SAS EBI
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.45%) BODI
9 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.45%) GitLab
3 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.45%) Sahi
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.45%) WATIR
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Marketing
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Grid Architect
4 7 (10.14%) SAS Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Customer Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Insight Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) SAS Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Research Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (2.90%) Ajax
3 2 (2.90%) CSS
3 2 (2.90%) CSS3
3 2 (2.90%) Ext JS
3 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) HTML5
3 2 (2.90%) JSON
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.70%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.25%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Statistics
6 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.35%) FMCG
6 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) BBC
8 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.45%) PKI
8 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) CentOS
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Debian
2 7 (10.14%) Ubuntu
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Analytics
2 18 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.49%) Migration
4 9 (13.04%) ETL
5 8 (11.59%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (10.14%) Campaign Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) Data Analytics
6 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Defect Management
7 6 (8.70%) Customer Insight
7 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.70%) Market Research
7 6 (8.70%) Open Source
7 6 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Web Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Data Management
9 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) Python
3 8 (11.59%) Perl
4 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.25%) C
4 5 (7.25%) Java
4 5 (7.25%) Korn
4 5 (7.25%) PHP
4 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.80%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) R
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) VBA
7 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) ISEB
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) PhD
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) CISA
6 1 (1.45%) CISM
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Dovecot
1 5 (7.25%) iptables
1 5 (7.25%) KVM
1 5 (7.25%) Sendmail
1 5 (7.25%) Squid
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) Cacti
2 5 (7.25%) HAProxy
2 5 (7.25%) Nagios
2 5 (7.25%) OpenNebula
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.45%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.45%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Tableau
3 7 (10.14%) SAP
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
6 3 (4.35%) Micro Focus
6 3 (4.35%) Teradata
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) Talend
8 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.45%) Alterian
8 1 (1.45%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Epiphany
8 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.45%) Omniture
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