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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 78 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Contract jobs citing SAS 27 10 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 0.76% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.16% 4.48% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 40
Average daily rate £390 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
331 223 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.45% 16.87% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 121 162
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.98 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.88% +40.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 17 April 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 17 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
Leeds -1 19 £400 - 12
Bingley - 2 £375 -
Bradford - - - - 1
Pudsey - - - -
SAS
Yorkshire

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (44.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) Base SAS
4 15 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (26.00%) Banking
6 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) OLAP
6 9 (18.00%) ETL
6 9 (18.00%) Analytics
7 8 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
8 7 (14.00%) Oracle
8 7 (14.00%) Change Management
8 7 (14.00%) System Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.00%) Business Objects
10 5 (10.00%) CRM
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) SAS Macro
10 5 (10.00%) Marketing
10 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (8.00%) Data Reconciliation
11 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.00%) Customer Insight
11 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.00%) MS Project
12 3 (6.00%) UNIX
12 3 (6.00%) Windows

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (8.00%) MS Project
1 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Base SAS
2 15 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (18.00%) OLAP
4 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
5 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.00%) DataStage
8 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Developer
3 16 (32.00%) SAS Developer
4 13 (26.00%) MI Analyst
5 11 (22.00%) SAS Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) SAS BI Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.00%) SAS Programmer
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Programmer
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Objects Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) UNIX
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) AIX
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
2 9 (18.00%) Analytics
2 9 (18.00%) ETL
3 8 (16.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 7 (14.00%) System Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) CRM
5 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.00%) Customer Insight
6 4 (8.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.00%) Data Management
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.00%) Information Management
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.00%) Business Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) SAS Macro
3 3 (6.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.00%) Teradata
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