Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 April 2018 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
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 102 86
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 -18
Contract jobs citing SAS 36 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.44% 1.22% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.18% 7.65% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 55
Leeds median daily rate £400 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £259 £301 £328
90th Percentile £515 £488 £535
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 440 340 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.62% 15.91% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 206 330
Leeds median daily rate £425 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +4.24% +17.86%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £275
90th Percentile £579 £538 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £411
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.34% +13.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 9
Leeds median hourly rate £17.75 £17.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +12.45% +29.17%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.04 £9.80
90th Percentile £31.60 £35.90 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.20 £15.25
% change year-on-year -17.56% +19.31% +27.08%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Leeds

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Leeds

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Leeds

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SAS.

1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (36.11%) ETL
4 12 (33.33%) Data Management
5 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
5 11 (30.56%) Power BI
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Dashboard Development
9 7 (19.44%) Unix
9 7 (19.44%) Banking
10 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Data Extraction
11 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
11 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
11 5 (13.89%) Data Governance
11 5 (13.89%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle
12 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
12 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 3 (8.33%) Marketing
13 3 (8.33%) Base SAS
13 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
13 3 (8.33%) RESTful

SAS
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 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) Power BI
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.33%) Base SAS
5 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.56%) SAS EBI
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.78%) Bigtable
7 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ProC
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Data Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) SAS Developer
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Data Scientist
7 3 (8.33%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Data Quality Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Quality Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.56%) VBA Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) ODBC
1 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (5.56%) Kafka
2 2 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ETL
2 12 (33.33%) Data Management
3 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (19.44%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Extraction
7 5 (13.89%) Data Governance
8 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Data Science
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (8.33%) Validation
10 2 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
10 2 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Scala
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) PROC SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Netezza
3 2 (5.56%) Tableau
3 2 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks