Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 79 37
Rank change year-on-year +41 -42 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.08% 0.55% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.59% 3.61% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Belfast median daily rate £413 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -40.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £394 £213 £353
90th Percentile £431 £248 £428
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £225 £375
% change year-on-year +83.33% -40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 73 83 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 21.66% 15.34% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 21
Belfast median daily rate £422 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +16.20% -5.33%
10th Percentile £376 £258 £250
90th Percentile £506 £438 £420
County Antrim median daily rate £422 £413 £355
% change year-on-year +2.30% +16.20% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Belfast median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.15% -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year - -5.15% -

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 11 December 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Statistical Inference
4 3 (42.86%) IFRS
4 3 (42.86%) Scorecard
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) SPSS
4 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Flask
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Balanced Scorecard
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Base SAS
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction

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 3 (42.86%) SPSS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Base SAS
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
2 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scorecard
2 3 (42.86%) Statistical Inference
2 3 (42.86%) Time Series Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) R
4 1 (14.29%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) IFRS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) RapidMiner