The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 26 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.

SAS System
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 5.63% 13.61% 15.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.67% 60.61% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 20
Median daily rate £443 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.62% -13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Halifax with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15 33 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 21.13% 22.45% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 25
Median daily rate £375 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SAS.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Quality Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
3 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata