Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 108
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.069% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% 0.28% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Cheshire median daily rate £384 £400 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% -23.08% +73.33%
10th Percentile £368 £375 £425
90th Percentile £401 £425 £568
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year - -3.41% -9.28%
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 281 358 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.08% 24.60% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 265 283
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £590 £537
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +106.25%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%

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 20 November 2017. 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
Chester +14 4 £384 -4.06% 1
Base SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (50.00%) PROC SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) ProC
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Swim Lanes
3 2 (50.00%) SAS Macro
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) IFRS
4 1 (25.00%) IFRS 9
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) ETL

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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ProC
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Swim Lanes
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PROC SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Macro
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle