The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 72 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing SAS 21 14 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.26% 0.91% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.78% 4.53% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 41
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -25.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
270 309 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.14% 20.09% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 150 191
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SAS
Yorkshire

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the West Yorkshire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the West Yorkshire region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Halifax +3 11 £413 - 5
Leeds -2 4 £425 +35.45% 15
Pudsey - - - -
SAS
Yorkshire

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (48.94%) Finance
3 21 (44.68%) Base SAS
4 16 (34.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 12 (25.53%) Credit Risk
5 12 (25.53%) Banking
6 11 (23.40%) OLAP
7 9 (19.15%) SQL
7 9 (19.15%) ETL
7 9 (19.15%) Analytics
7 9 (19.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 8 (17.02%) Predictive Modelling
8 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
8 8 (17.02%) Data Mining
8 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.89%) System Testing
10 4 (8.51%) SAS Macro
10 4 (8.51%) Data Management
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.51%) Customer Insight
11 3 (6.38%) Teradata
11 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.38%) VBA
11 3 (6.38%) UNIX
11 3 (6.38%) Windows
12 2 (4.26%) Retail
12 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
12 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) Base SAS
2 16 (34.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (23.40%) OLAP
4 9 (19.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (17.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) DataStage
6 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Analyst
3 19 (40.43%) SAS Developer
4 9 (19.15%) SAS Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (17.02%) SAS BI Developer
6 7 (14.89%) MI Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Excel Developer
9 2 (4.26%) MI Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (19.15%) ETL
2 9 (19.15%) Analytics
3 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
3 8 (17.02%) Predictive Modelling
4 7 (14.89%) System Testing
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.51%) Data Management
5 4 (8.51%) Customer Insight
6 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.13%) CHAID
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) SAS Macro
3 3 (6.38%) VBA
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) Basel III
1 1 (2.13%) COREP
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Teradata
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