The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 84 99 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs citing SAS 28 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 0.75% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.33% 3.86% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £305 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
382 415 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.26% 19.56% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 206 243
Average daily rate £350 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SAS
England

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +8 20 £413 +31.47% 30
South Yorkshire - 5 £394 - 5
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (50.88%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (47.37%) Finance
3 21 (36.84%) Base SAS
4 15 (26.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (22.81%) Analytics
6 12 (21.05%) Credit Risk
6 12 (21.05%) Banking
6 12 (21.05%) ETL
7 11 (19.30%) OLAP
8 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (17.54%) SQL
8 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
9 9 (15.79%) Data Mining
10 8 (14.04%) Predictive Modelling
10 8 (14.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 7 (12.28%) System Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Data Management
12 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.02%) Retail
13 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
13 4 (7.02%) XML
13 4 (7.02%) UNIX
13 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
13 4 (7.02%) SAS Macro
13 4 (7.02%) Customer Insight
14 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
14 3 (5.26%) MS Office
14 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
14 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
14 3 (5.26%) Trillium

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Base SAS
2 15 (26.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (19.30%) OLAP
4 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (15.79%) Data Mining
6 8 (14.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (3.51%) QlikView
8 1 (1.75%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) DataStage
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Analyst
2 23 (40.35%) Developer
3 21 (36.84%) SAS Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (14.04%) SAS Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) SAS BI Developer
5 7 (12.28%) MI Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Excel Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (5.26%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.81%) Analytics
3 12 (21.05%) ETL
4 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
5 8 (14.04%) Predictive Modelling
6 7 (12.28%) System Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Data Management
7 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Customer Insight
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.51%) CHAID
10 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics
10 2 (3.51%) Propensity Modelling
10 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Business Process Mapping
11 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.75%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (1.75%) Data Architecture
11 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) SAS Macro
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) Basel III
2 1 (1.75%) COREP
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Trillium
2 3 (5.26%) Informatica
2 3 (5.26%) Teradata
2 3 (5.26%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos
3 2 (3.51%) Palantir
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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