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 3 months to 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 127 110
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17  
Contract jobs citing SAS 30 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 5.72% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 34
Median daily rate £425 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £500 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 420 612 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.48% 16.31% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 373 327
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -24.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.49 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £36.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +9 10 £375 -11.76% 3
Cheshire +26 6 £450 +12.50% 3
Merseyside -4 5 £250 -35.06% 3
Lancashire - 5 £425 - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.59%) Big Data
4 15 (24.59%) Analytics
5 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
5 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.03%) Data Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) Retail
8 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (16.39%) IBM
9 9 (14.75%) Oracle
10 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (13.11%) Linux
10 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
10 8 (13.11%) Credit Risk
10 8 (13.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (11.48%) Ext JS
11 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
11 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (11.48%) REST
11 7 (11.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
11 7 (11.48%) ETL
11 7 (11.48%) Python
11 7 (11.48%) CSS
11 7 (11.48%) Unix

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 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.64%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.64%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (8.20%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (8.20%) Route 53
2 5 (8.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.92%) Office 365
4 2 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) SMTP
1 5 (8.20%) SSL
2 3 (4.92%) DHCP
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) DSL
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.92%) MPLS
2 3 (4.92%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (4.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) Big Data
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (11.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (9.84%) Base SAS
6 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.92%) DataStage
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (4.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.28%) DB2
8 2 (3.28%) Power BI
8 2 (3.28%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.64%) OLAP
9 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) GitLab
2 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.92%) ProC
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.64%) ERwin
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Mocha
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.64%) TestRail
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 7 (11.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (11.48%) SAS Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) SAS Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Head of Analytics
7 2 (3.28%) Head of Data Analytics
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) CSS
1 7 (11.48%) Ext JS
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
1 7 (11.48%) REST
2 6 (9.84%) Ajax
2 6 (9.84%) CSS3
2 6 (9.84%) HTML5
2 6 (9.84%) JSON
3 5 (8.20%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) React
5 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.20%) PKI
4 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) CentOS
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Analytics
2 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.03%) Data Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.48%) Data Management
5 7 (11.48%) ETL
5 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
5 7 (11.48%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) Data Integration
6 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.84%) Visualisation
7 5 (8.20%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (8.20%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (8.20%) CRM
7 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.56%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Customer Insight
9 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) Python
4 5 (8.20%) Prolog
4 5 (8.20%) VBA
5 4 (6.56%) R
6 3 (4.92%) PROC SQL
6 3 (4.92%) SAS Macro
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) IFRS
3 2 (3.28%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.64%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
1 5 (8.20%) Rsyslog
2 3 (4.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) IBM
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.20%) Tableau
5 3 (4.92%) Dell
5 3 (4.92%) HP
5 3 (4.92%) NETGEAR
5 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
5 3 (4.92%) Teradata
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.28%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.64%) Capita
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
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Posted: 6 days ago
North West
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Posted: 3 days ago