Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 July 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.87% 2.21% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 9.46% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £385 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -28.70% +54.29%
North West median daily rate £389 £400 £500
% change year-on-year -2.81% -20.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £10.68 -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 148 148 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 23.02% 23.34% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 53
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £208
90th Percentile £551 £525 £540
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -3.23% +1.97% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £15.55 £14.74 £14.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +6.33%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Merseyside

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Merseyside

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Merseyside

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Liverpool -5 7 £350 -10.83% 1
SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (50.00%) Teradata
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
4 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Route 53
4 3 (25.00%) Rsyslog
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) GitLab

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (25.00%) Route 53
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) SoftLayer
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DSL
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) GitLab
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modeller
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Modeller
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CentOS
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) R
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Rsyslog
2 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) VMware