Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 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 Certification
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 198 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +240
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.017% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £400 £438 £525
% change year-on-year -8.57% -16.67% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SAS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,127 1,022 1,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.96% 17.83% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 583 776
North West median daily rate £409 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £246 £213 £232
90th Percentile £589 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 80 60
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.13 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.93% +45.24% -13.99%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.87 £12.16
90th Percentile £56.05 £53.20 £54.08
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% +5.26%

SAS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS Certification in the North West

SAS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Certification in the North West

SAS Certification
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 SAS Certification within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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 -3 2 - - 1
SAS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAS Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (100.00%) Pricing Data
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

SAS Certification
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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (100.00%) Pricing Data
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft