Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 145 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 -63 +76
Contract jobs citing SAS 68 83 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 1.20% 2.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% 7.42% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 165
North West median daily rate £515 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £346 £320 £350
90th Percentile £657 £511 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
North West median hourly rate - £9.19 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.58% -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +116.63% -61.28% +76.26%

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 901 1118 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.85% 16.21% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 713 788
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +26.92%
10th Percentile £248 £258 £250
90th Percentile £588 £552 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 66
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -12.64% +2.23%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £23.17 £36.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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 +24 23 £420 +5.00% 2
Manchester +8 17 £500 +17.65% 6
Merseyside +7 13 £388 +3.33%
Lancashire +14 8 £610 +68.28%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 23 (33.82%) SQL
3 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (29.41%) Analytics
4 20 (29.41%) Banking
5 17 (25.00%) Big Data
6 16 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (22.06%) Retail
8 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
9 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (17.65%) Oracle
9 12 (17.65%) Unix
9 12 (17.65%) Data Management
9 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
9 12 (17.65%) Data Integration
10 11 (16.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
11 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
12 9 (13.24%) Data Quality
12 9 (13.24%) Apache Hive
12 9 (13.24%) R
12 9 (13.24%) Data Governance
12 9 (13.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
12 9 (13.24%) Linux
13 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.76%) ETL
13 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon S3
2 6 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (8.82%) Route 53
2 6 (8.82%) Serverless
2 6 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SMTP
1 6 (8.82%) SSL
2 2 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) DSL
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.47%) MPLS
3 1 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) Big Data
2 16 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (16.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
5 9 (13.24%) Apache Hive
5 9 (13.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (10.29%) Base SAS
7 6 (8.82%) Data Lake
7 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.82%) HBase
7 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.82%) Pentaho
7 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 3 (4.41%) DataStage
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) ERwin
1 6 (8.82%) GitLab
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.94%) ProC
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 15 (22.06%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Architect
2 10 (14.71%) Data Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Data Architect
2 10 (14.71%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) SAS Developer
4 8 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) SAS Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Lead Data Architect
7 4 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) SAS Modeller
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.41%) Data Modeller
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) Credit Risk
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.82%) PKI
4 5 (7.35%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Unix
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) CentOS
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Analytics
2 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
3 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 12 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 12 (17.65%) Data Management
4 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
6 9 (13.24%) Data Governance
7 8 (11.76%) ETL
7 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 6 (8.82%) Data Security
8 6 (8.82%) Data Strategy
8 6 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
8 6 (8.82%) Metadata Management
8 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 6 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) R
2 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.88%) Python
3 4 (5.88%) VBA
4 3 (4.41%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) PROC SQL
5 2 (2.94%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.82%) QA
3 3 (4.41%) IFRS
3 3 (4.41%) IFRS 9
3 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
1 6 (8.82%) Rsyslog
2 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Tableau
3 6 (8.82%) CA
3 6 (8.82%) Informatica
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) Cognos
5 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) Teradata
6 3 (4.41%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) Google
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.47%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.47%) VMware