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 27 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.

SAS System
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21  
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 0.90% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.98% 6.06% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 16
Median daily rate £375 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £378 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £508 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 201 264 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.37% 14.77% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +89.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 27 June 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) Ext JS
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
4 6 (27.27%) REST
4 6 (27.27%) CSS3
4 6 (27.27%) Big Data
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) Ajax
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (22.73%) Prolog
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) VBA
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Data Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
7 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management

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 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (9.09%) Base SAS
3 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Mocha
2 1 (4.55%) ProC
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SAS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) Ext JS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) Ajax
2 6 (27.27%) CSS3
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
2 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Prolog
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
6 2 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) PROC SQL
7 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle