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 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 94 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 -38  
Contract jobs citing SAS 18 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.66% 1.13% 3.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.04% 7.80% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 43
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £470 £509
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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 138 218 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.75% 14.51% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 157 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +52.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SAS.

1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) VBA
4 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (32.35%) Analytics
5 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
6 9 (26.47%) Data Quality
6 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
6 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
6 9 (26.47%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Data Management
7 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (23.53%) MS Access
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) SAP
8 7 (20.59%) Statistics
8 7 (20.59%) Big Data
9 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.71%) Project Management
10 5 (14.71%) CRM
10 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
11 4 (11.76%) Tableau
11 4 (11.76%) QlikView
11 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
11 4 (11.76%) Operations Research
11 4 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
11 4 (11.76%) Cognos

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:

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Stata
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
2 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (23.53%) MS Access
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data
4 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (11.76%) QlikView
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (8.82%) DTS
5 3 (8.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Base SAS
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.88%) Lumira
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Toad
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Business Information Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk Modeller
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Information Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Ajax
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) CSS3
1 2 (5.88%) Ext JS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
1 2 (5.88%) JSON
1 2 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MI
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Unix
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Analytics
1 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
2 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
3 8 (23.53%) Data Management
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Statistics
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Data Ingestion
7 4 (11.76%) Operations Research
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.82%) Economics
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) VBA
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Prolog
4 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SAS Certification
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) IFRS
2 2 (5.88%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Cognos
2 4 (11.76%) Tableau
3 3 (8.82%) DataFlux
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio