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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 81 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £385 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +8.75% -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 123 218 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.22% 23.70% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 165 160
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +17 3 £385 -3.75% 1
Base SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Macro
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ProC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (66.67%) PROC SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) IFRS
3 1 (33.33%) IFRS 9
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification

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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ProC
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Swim Lanes
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PROC SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Macro
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IFRS
1 1 (33.33%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle