Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 21 July 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 System
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 135 162
Rank change year-on-year -33 +27 -36
Contract jobs citing SAS 49 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 1.26% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 8.33% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 47
North West median daily rate £415 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% -2.81% -20.00%
10th Percentile £308 £318 £320
90th Percentile £563 £645 £500
England median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £10.68
England median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £12.17
% change year-on-year -60.00% +310.85% -37.59%

SAS is in the Application Platforms 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 application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 922 864 1,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.89% 15.13% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 538 749
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.72% +2.12%
10th Percentile £225 £231 £228
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 59
North West median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -21.53% -2.90%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.80 £40.20 £42.35
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +5.26%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the North West

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 SAS in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the North West

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the North West

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 SAS in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the North West

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 SAS within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Manchester -9 31 £425 +13.33% 8
Cheshire -7 16 £400 +3.90% 2
Merseyside +10 2 £500 +42.86% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAS 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.

1 29 (59.18%) Finance
2 25 (51.02%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (40.82%) Hadoop
5 14 (28.57%) Data Management
5 14 (28.57%) Analytics
6 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (26.53%) Base SAS
7 12 (24.49%) Visualisation
7 12 (24.49%) Open Source
7 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle
7 12 (24.49%) Informatica
7 12 (24.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 11 (22.45%) Tableau
8 11 (22.45%) Data Visualisation
8 11 (22.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.41%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (20.41%) SFIA
10 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) Data Quality
11 8 (16.33%) HBase
11 8 (16.33%) Apache Hive
11 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
11 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
11 8 (16.33%) Decision-Making
12 7 (14.29%) Data Strategy

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 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) SPSS
3 1 (2.04%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) PaaS
1 5 (10.20%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (40.82%) Hadoop
3 13 (26.53%) Base SAS
4 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
4 12 (24.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 11 (22.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 10 (20.41%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (16.33%) Apache Hive
7 8 (16.33%) HBase
8 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 7 (14.29%) Pentaho
8 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (12.24%) Big Data
10 5 (10.20%) Data Lake
10 5 (10.20%) DB2
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
13 2 (4.08%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 29 (59.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) SAS Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) SAS Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Alteryx Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Migration Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) SAS Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (28.57%) Analytics
2 14 (28.57%) Data Management
3 12 (24.49%) Open Source
3 12 (24.49%) Visualisation
4 11 (22.45%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (20.41%) SFIA
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
7 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
7 8 (16.33%) Decision-Making
8 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 7 (14.29%) Data Security
8 7 (14.29%) Data Strategy
8 7 (14.29%) Metadata Management
8 7 (14.29%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
9 6 (12.24%) Data Governance
9 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.16%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) R
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) CCDP
1 5 (10.20%) CCNP
1 5 (10.20%) Chartered Engineer
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.20%) CISM
1 5 (10.20%) CISSP
1 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) CCIE
3 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) Data Quality
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 2 (4.08%) GDPR
3 2 (4.08%) IFRS
3 2 (4.08%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
1 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Informatica
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Tableau
3 7 (14.29%) CA
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Alteryx
6 2 (4.08%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.04%) DataFlux
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) MapR
7 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.04%) Sawtooth Software
7 1 (2.04%) Teradata