The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SAS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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 Certification
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.092% 0.068% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £435 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £369 £450
% change year-on-year +17.96% -18.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAS Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 156 245 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.42% 16.62% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 163 150
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £291 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SAS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing SAS Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Certification in Leeds

SAS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Certification 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SAS Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (25.00%) IFRS
4 1 (25.00%) IFRS 9
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

SAS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS
1 1 (25.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft