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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / North East
Rank - 56 49
Contract jobs citing SAS 0 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 2.07% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 10.71% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 6
Median daily rate - £350 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

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 152 168 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.68% 19.29% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 48
Median daily rate £340 £323 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +4.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £514 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the North East

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) Open Source
3 6 (35.29%) SaaS
3 6 (35.29%) PaaS
3 6 (35.29%) IaaS
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management

SAS
Top Related 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 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Jetty
2 2 (11.76%) Mongrel
2 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
1 6 (35.29%) PaaS
1 6 (35.29%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.76%) Google App Engine
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) IPsec
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) Base SAS
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) DB2
5 1 (5.88%) Ingres
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) MVS
6 1 (5.88%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Application Discovery
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica
5 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat