The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
North West / Cheshire
Rank 43 77 64
Rank change year-on-year +34 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.51% 0.41% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.27% 1.90% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £365 £363 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -32.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £520 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

SAS is in the application platform 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 application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 211 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.42% 21.66% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 115 57
Median daily rate £355 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £261 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Cheshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Cheshire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Cheshire

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 SAS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +10 6 £365 +0.68% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 SAS.

1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
7 1 (7.69%) Informatica
7 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
7 1 (7.69%) SPSS
7 1 (7.69%) DRM

SAS
Top Related 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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
1 7 (53.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDG
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
2 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) DRM
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) R
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
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