The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 130 48
Rank change year-on-year +80 -82  
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.23% 0.12% 3.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 0.53% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 28
Median daily rate £558 £350 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.28% -27.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £670 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +1.94% -3.23%  
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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 119 380 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.95% 23.44% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 566 299
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £438 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 88 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the North East

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 SAS in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the North East

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the North East

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the North East

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +77 4 £488 +39.28%
Durham - 3 £566 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Tableau
2 4 (57.14%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) SAP HANA
4 2 (28.57%) HBase
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling

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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) SAP HANA
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) HBase
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Lumira
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
5 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) MI Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Scorecard
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Tableau
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) IBM