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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 85 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23  
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 1.17% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 7.78% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 7
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £360 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £483 £500
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 216 270 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.31% 15.04% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 134 132
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.62% +185.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £20.57 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £190.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £438 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Big Data
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) CSS3
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Retail

SAS
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
1 4 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) OLAP
4 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (5.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Mocha
2 1 (5.00%) ProC
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TestRail
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Grid Architect
4 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SAS Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) PROC SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Prolog
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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