The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 93 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 3.62% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.59% 16.27% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 65 43
Median daily rate £409 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.76% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £351 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
SAS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
303 498 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.17% 22.28% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 312 206
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.88 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds -25 16 £388 -13.88% 8
Halifax +2 5 £425 -
Bingley 0 1 - - 1
SAS
Yorkshire

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) ETL
3 18 (27.69%) Credit Risk
4 16 (24.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (21.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 13 (20.00%) Analytics
7 11 (16.92%) Banking
8 10 (15.38%) XML
8 10 (15.38%) Data Quality
9 9 (13.85%) ETL Development
9 9 (13.85%) Base SAS
9 9 (13.85%) Unix
10 8 (12.31%) Retail
10 8 (12.31%) Migration
10 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.31%) Windows
11 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.77%) Data Management
11 7 (10.77%) Data Structures
12 6 (9.23%) Business Transformation
12 6 (9.23%) Degree
12 6 (9.23%) Statistics
12 6 (9.23%) Linux
12 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.69%) OLAP
13 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
13 5 (7.69%) HP
13 5 (7.69%) Dell

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SPSS
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) DHCP
1 5 (7.69%) DNS
1 5 (7.69%) DSL
1 5 (7.69%) Firewall
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
1 5 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 5 (7.69%) MPLS
1 5 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
1 5 (7.69%) VRRP
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 14 (21.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (13.85%) Base SAS
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.69%) OLAP
5 5 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (6.15%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data
8 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.54%) DB2
8 1 (1.54%) DTS
8 1 (1.54%) MS Access
8 1 (1.54%) QlikView
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 8 (12.31%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) SAS Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (13.85%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) SAS Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics Manager
8 3 (4.62%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Credit Risk
2 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Data Structures
4 6 (9.23%) Statistics
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.62%) Data Extraction
7 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.08%) Economics
9 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.54%) Physics
9 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Unix
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ETL
2 13 (20.00%) Analytics
3 9 (13.85%) ETL Development
4 8 (12.31%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.77%) Data Management
6 6 (9.23%) Business Transformation
7 5 (7.69%) Software Licensing
8 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Time Management
8 4 (6.15%) Visual Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.62%) Change Management
9 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Data Mapping
9 3 (4.62%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Validation
10 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) VBA
3 3 (4.62%) R
4 2 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) SAS Macro
4 2 (3.08%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) MCAD
3 1 (1.54%) MCSD
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.54%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.62%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) COREP
3 1 (1.54%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) vMotion
2 1 (1.54%) Control-M
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Dell
2 5 (7.69%) HP
2 5 (7.69%) NETGEAR
2 5 (7.69%) SonicWALL
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Teradata
4 2 (3.08%) Netezza
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Alterian
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) Trillium