The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 35 38
Contract jobs citing SAS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.74% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 5.41% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 46 37 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 16.37% 13.75% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 23
Median daily rate £305 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £111 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Leicestershire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Leicestershire