The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 26 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +8.75% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 92 326 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.17% 20.35% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 206 150
Median daily rate £450 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -6.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 29 3
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in the North East

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in the North East