Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 21 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.77% 1.52% 4.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.30% 5.92% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 55
Lancashire median daily rate £610 £363 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.28% -28.92% +2.00%
10th Percentile £605 £322 £420
90th Percentile £755 £400 £740
North West median daily rate £515 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +28.75% -11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £9.19 -
North West median hourly rate - £9.19 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -79.58% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 86 169 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.07% 25.68% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 122 127
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £394 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -8.43% +32.31%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £223
90th Percentile £615 £552 £547
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% -44.27% -8.65%
10th Percentile £22.85 £9.19 £15.50
90th Percentile £33.95 £16.90 £36.11
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £14.93 £17.17
% change year-on-year +40.66% -13.05% +2.51%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Lancashire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Lancashire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Lancashire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Lancashire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +17 6 £610 +62.67%
Preston -10 2 £475 -
SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 8 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Pentaho
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Tableau
2 6 (75.00%) Data Governance
2 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (75.00%) HBase
2 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Metadata Management
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (75.00%) CA
2 6 (75.00%) Informatica
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) ERwin
2 6 (75.00%) Data Security
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
1 6 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (75.00%) Data Lake
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (75.00%) HBase
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) Pentaho
1 6 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Data Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Lead Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Data Governance
2 6 (75.00%) Data Management
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Data Security
2 6 (75.00%) Data Strategy
2 6 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) Metadata Management
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) SFIA
2 6 (75.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) CA
1 6 (75.00%) Informatica
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Tableau