Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 119 82
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37 +14
Contract jobs citing SAS 49 20 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.23% 0.84% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.07% 4.84% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 64
Leeds median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £259 £356 £352
90th Percentile £615 £488 £740
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £60.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 406 413 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.51% 17.43% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 219 392
Leeds median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £243
90th Percentile £581 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% +2.32% -17.03%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.50 £12.89
90th Percentile £26.94 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.84% -4.03% +24.00%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) Finance
3 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.53%) Power BI
6 13 (26.53%) ETL
6 13 (26.53%) Data Management
7 12 (24.49%) Data Analysis
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (22.45%) Banking
8 11 (22.45%) Analytics
9 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.37%) Base SAS
9 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (16.33%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle
11 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.29%) Data Extraction
11 7 (14.29%) Marketing
11 7 (14.29%) Degree
11 7 (14.29%) Data Governance
11 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
11 7 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
12 6 (12.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.20%) MS Access
13 5 (10.20%) Mathematics

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 4 (8.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
1 2 (4.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) Power BI
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (18.37%) Base SAS
4 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 6 (12.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (10.20%) MS Access
7 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (8.16%) Big Data
8 4 (8.16%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
9 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
9 3 (6.12%) HBase
9 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (4.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) ERwin
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) ProC
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) SAS Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) SAS Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) SAS Data Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) SAS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Fraud Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Data Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
8 3 (6.12%) Senior SAS Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) Ajax
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS3
2 1 (2.04%) Ext JS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) MDX
2 1 (2.04%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) WCF
2 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (26.53%) Data Management
2 13 (26.53%) ETL
3 12 (24.49%) Data Analysis
4 11 (22.45%) Analytics
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 7 (14.29%) Data Extraction
6 7 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) CRM
8 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Scala
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) SAS Macro
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) PROC SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Prolog
4 1 (2.04%) R
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.08%) SAS Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.16%) Tableau
4 3 (6.12%) Informatica
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) Netezza
6 1 (2.04%) Cognos
6 1 (2.04%) IBM