Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 132 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 -74 +57
Contract jobs citing SAS 16 30 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.85% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.44% 5.89% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 86
Manchester median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -1.73%
10th Percentile £308 £373 £350
90th Percentile £599 £449 £513
North West median daily rate £515 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +28.75% -11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.11% -
North West median hourly rate - £9.19 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -79.58% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 465 509 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.84% 14.38% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 320 380
Manchester median daily rate £415 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £208 £223 £256
90th Percentile £613 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +1.94% -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 34
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +13.56% -1.67%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.03
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +4.48%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Manchester

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Manchester

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Manchester

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Manchester

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +5 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Stockport +4 1 £275 -
SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAS.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (31.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Cognos
4 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
5 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (12.50%) R
5 2 (12.50%) IFRS
5 2 (12.50%) IFRS 9
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (31.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
3 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (6.25%) SAS EBI
4 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) SAS Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SAS Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS BI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Analytics
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.25%) Data Lineage
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) R
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) IFRS
1 2 (12.50%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau