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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Base SAS (SAS Base)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 138 196 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.19% 20.31% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 151
Median daily rate £388 £340 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -22.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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