Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAS System
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 - 51
Rank change year-on-year - +51 -23
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.42% - 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Belfast median daily rate £208 - £375
10th Percentile £174 - £353
90th Percentile £223 - £428
County Antrim median daily rate £208 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £175.00 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £175.00 - -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 70 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 22.08% 16.44% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 36
Belfast median daily rate £412 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +14.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £208 £303 £213
90th Percentile £480 £495 £420
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -4.19% +14.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Belfast median hourly rate £96.56 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +739.61% -4.17% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £96.56 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +739.61% -4.17% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Belfast

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SAS.

1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 8 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 8 (57.14%) Base SAS
2 8 (57.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) IFRS
3 6 (42.86%) Power BI
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
3 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) SPSS
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) QlikView
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Statistics
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Base SAS
1 8 (57.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 8 (57.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 8 (57.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 6 (42.86%) Power BI
2 6 (42.86%) QlikView
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) SAS Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Statistics
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) Economics
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) IFRS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 5 (35.71%) Cognos