The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 17 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.00% 2.65% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% 9.30% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £365 £363 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -39.58%  
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 Chester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18 43 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 18.00% 28.48% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 16
Median daily rate £323 £348 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% -11.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £435 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% -18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £16.25 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £35.00 £29.75
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Chester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for SAS.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
7 1 (9.09%) Case Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) User Experience
7 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) R
7 1 (9.09%) Tableau
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Case Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) R
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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