Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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.

SAS System
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 35 40
Rank change year-on-year +21 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.98% 2.33% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.69% 20.59% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Chester median daily rate £385 £400 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -18.99% +64.58%
10th Percentile £321 £375 £425
90th Percentile £499 £503 £569
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% -17.53% +61.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 52 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.41% 11.30% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 14
Chester median daily rate £365 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £286
90th Percentile £475 £459 £532
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -12.00% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Chester median hourly rate £12.00 - £25.00
10th Percentile £11.00 - £15.92
90th Percentile £13.60 - £35.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.18 £19.00
% change year-on-year +111.57% -25.37% +5.56%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Chester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk
5 4 (23.53%) Base SAS
6 3 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) DataStage
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server

SAS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) Base SAS
3 3 (17.65%) DataStage
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ProC
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) SAS Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Modeller
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Lineage
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Swim Lanes
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) PROC SQL
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Macro
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy