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 29 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 54
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.83% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 167 183 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.16% 21.03% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 117 103
Median daily rate £423 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £700 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 North East region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Economics

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Pricing Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL