Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 23 November 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 224 167
Rank change year-on-year +24 -57 +17
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 6 4 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.059% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.23% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 65
North West median daily rate £475 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% -7.37%
10th Percentile £385 £380 £363
90th Percentile £538 £470 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1287 1719 1897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.57% 25.15% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1139 1201
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £530
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in the North West

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in the North West

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Base SAS in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Base SAS in the North West

Base SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Base SAS in the North West

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +7 3 £383 -4.38% 1
Manchester - 3 £525 - 2
Base SAS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 6 (100.00%) SAS
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (83.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBA
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (33.33%) ProC
5 2 (33.33%) SAS Macro
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) PROC SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
6 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (83.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SAS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Swim Lanes
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PROC SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Macro
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle