Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 84 104
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +6
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.076% 0.31% 0.064%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 1.46% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Cheshire median daily rate £418 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.79% -4.06% -23.08%
10th Percentile £409 £368 £375
90th Percentile £426 £401 £425
North West median daily rate £425 £385 £450
% change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 261 274 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.85% 21.08% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 210 286
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £276 £280 £253
90th Percentile £525 £625 £567
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +81.70% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £36.50 £28.50 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
% change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.97%

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in Cheshire

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in Cheshire

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £418 -
Base SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration