The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 48 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS 96 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.59% 1.18% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.52% 6.44% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 24 6
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£450 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +71.42%
SAS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
548 450 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.48% 18.29% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 259 165
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £25.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +35 73 £450 +15.38% 32
South Yorkshire - 13 £338 - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 84 (43.08%) Finance
2 69 (35.38%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 54 (27.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 53 (27.18%) SQL
6 51 (26.15%) Base SAS
7 49 (25.13%) ETL
8 40 (20.51%) OLAP
9 38 (19.49%) Banking
10 36 (18.46%) OLAP Cube
11 33 (16.92%) Data Modelling
12 27 (13.85%) Oracle
13 26 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (11.79%) Credit Risk
15 22 (11.28%) Dimensional Modelling
16 20 (10.26%) Oracle Database
16 20 (10.26%) PL/SQL
17 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (8.72%) Data Analysis
19 15 (7.69%) Retail
20 13 (6.67%) UNIX
21 11 (5.64%) Customer Insight
22 10 (5.13%) Data Integration
22 10 (5.13%) Degree
22 10 (5.13%) Migration
23 9 (4.62%) Data Management
23 9 (4.62%) AIX
23 9 (4.62%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.03%) CICS
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) SPSS
3 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) Stata
4 1 (0.51%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 54 (27.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 51 (26.15%) Base SAS
4 40 (20.51%) OLAP
5 36 (18.46%) OLAP Cube
6 26 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (10.26%) Oracle Database
8 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (4.62%) SQL Server
10 6 (3.08%) DB2
11 4 (2.05%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.05%) DataStage
12 3 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (1.03%) Data Mart
13 2 (1.03%) Essbase
13 2 (1.03%) MS Access
13 2 (1.03%) MOLAP
13 2 (1.03%) ROLAP
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) ERwin
1 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 84 (43.08%) Finance
2 38 (19.49%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (33.33%) Developer
2 49 (25.13%) SAS Developer
3 40 (20.51%) Analyst
4 33 (16.92%) Consultant
5 30 (15.38%) SAS Consultant
6 26 (13.33%) SAS Analyst
7 11 (5.64%) Programmer
7 11 (5.64%) SAS Programmer
8 9 (4.62%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.62%) MI Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Architect
9 8 (4.10%) Data Modeller
10 7 (3.59%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.08%) Administrator
11 6 (3.08%) SAS Administrator
11 6 (3.08%) SAS Project Manager
12 5 (2.56%) SAS Data Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) SAS Architect
12 5 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.54%) XML
2 2 (1.03%) XSD
2 2 (1.03%) SOAP
2 2 (1.03%) JSON
2 2 (1.03%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) MDX
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) ODBC
3 1 (0.51%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Credit Risk
2 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Statistics
8 2 (1.03%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) UNIX
2 9 (4.62%) AIX
3 4 (2.05%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.38%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (25.13%) ETL
3 33 (16.92%) Data Modelling
4 26 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.28%) Dimensional Modelling
6 17 (8.72%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.64%) Customer Insight
8 10 (5.13%) Migration
9 9 (4.62%) Project Management
9 9 (4.62%) Data Management
9 9 (4.62%) Data Mapping
10 7 (3.59%) Analytics
10 7 (3.59%) Data Security
11 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.08%) Business Analysis
12 5 (2.56%) Logical Data Model
13 4 (2.05%) Data Architecture
13 4 (2.05%) Change Control
13 4 (2.05%) CRM
13 4 (2.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.18%) SQL
2 20 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.08%) VBA
4 5 (2.56%) SAS Macro
5 2 (1.03%) JCL
5 2 (1.03%) COBOL
6 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (5.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Basel II
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (13.85%) Oracle
2 8 (4.10%) Informatica
2 8 (4.10%) Teradata
3 7 (3.59%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.05%) Cognos
6 3 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.51%) Capita
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