Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 50 51
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.63% 1.21% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.22% 5.88% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Merseyside median daily rate £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £450 £323 £398
90th Percentile £608 £550 £453
North West median daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 74 119 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.23% 20.55% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 76
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £282 £308 £156
90th Percentile £578 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% +10.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £9.88 £17.63 £14.85
90th Percentile £21.85 £18.88 £96.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.86 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.69% -23.79% +15.80%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 11 £538 +19.44% 1
Bootle - 1 £525 -
SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) DataFlux
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Retail

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
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Domain Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Web Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) DataFlux
2 1 (8.33%) Google