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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 117 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.85% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 4.66% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £397
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
437 494 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 18.25% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 228 375
Average daily rate £325 £313 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 50
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £23.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -13 5 £606 +34.72% 10
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 4
Cheshire - 1 - - 19
Lancashire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) Banking
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.08%) Teradata
5 9 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (20.51%) Retail
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) Data Management
8 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
8 6 (15.38%) Credit Risk
8 6 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 6 (15.38%) Reference Data
8 6 (15.38%) Base SAS
9 5 (12.82%) HP
9 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.26%) ETL
10 4 (10.26%) UNIX
10 4 (10.26%) HPUX
10 4 (10.26%) HP Superdome
10 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
11 3 (7.69%) Analytics
11 3 (7.69%) Statistics
11 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Windows
11 3 (7.69%) OLAP
11 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
12 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.13%) SPSS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SPSS
2 1 (2.56%) Weka
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (15.38%) Base SAS
3 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.69%) OLAP
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) QlikView
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Retail
4 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Data Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Programmer
4 6 (15.38%) SAS Programmer
4 6 (15.38%) SAS Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Designer
7 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) MI Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) SAS BI Programmer
8 2 (5.13%) MI Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Insight Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) GWT
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Credit Risk
1 6 (15.38%) Reference Data
2 4 (10.26%) HP Superdome
2 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
3 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.56%) Online Games
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
1 4 (10.26%) HPUX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) MVS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) Data Management
2 6 (15.38%) Data Governance
3 4 (10.26%) ETL
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) UML
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.56%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.56%) R
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) SELCOPY
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) JCL
4 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.56%) REXX
4 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Teradata
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Facebook
5 1 (2.56%) IronPort
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) Siebel
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) Open Text
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago