The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 23 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.055% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.30% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £370 £538 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.16% +22.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +8.75% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 281 338 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 20.20% 18.58% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 205 226
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in Manchester

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) PROC SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Swim Lanes
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ProC
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Swim Lanes
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) PROC SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle