Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 136 144
Rank change year-on-year -40 +8 -60
Contract jobs citing SAS 42 70 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 1.25% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.81% 8.06% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 47
North West median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £320
90th Percentile £788 £755 £509
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North West median hourly rate - - £9.19
England median hourly rate £22.00 £41.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% +174.95% -59.99%

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 874 868 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.87% 15.48% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 547 743
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -3.90%
10th Percentile £190 £229 £253
90th Percentile £608 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 48
North West median hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.46% +77.05% -9.44%
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.13 £11.70
90th Percentile £132.00 £47.50 £33.18
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 27 £463 +2.78% 8
Cheshire -14 12 £350 -16.67% 2
Lancashire -29 2 £775 +27.05%
Merseyside -1 1 - -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 19 (45.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 17 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (38.10%) Hadoop
5 15 (35.71%) Base SAS
5 15 (35.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 15 (35.71%) SQL
6 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (23.81%) Data Management
8 9 (21.43%) Banking
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) DB2
9 8 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 8 (19.05%) Data Governance
9 8 (19.05%) Analytics
10 7 (16.67%) Data Quality
10 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (16.67%) Informatica
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (16.67%) Open Source
10 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
11 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
11 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
11 6 (14.29%) Unix
11 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.29%) ETL
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.29%) SFIA

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 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
2 1 (2.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SMS
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 16 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (38.10%) Hadoop
3 15 (35.71%) Base SAS
3 15 (35.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 9 (21.43%) DB2
5 8 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (11.90%) Apache Hive
7 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.90%) HBase
7 5 (11.90%) Pentaho
7 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (9.52%) Big Data
8 4 (9.52%) Data Lake
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.38%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) ERwin
General
1 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) SAS Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Data Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Migration Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) SAS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) Pricing Data
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.81%) Data Management
4 8 (19.05%) Analytics
4 8 (19.05%) Data Governance
5 7 (16.67%) Open Source
6 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) ETL
6 6 (14.29%) SFIA
6 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) Data Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Data Security
7 5 (11.90%) Data Strategy
7 5 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (11.90%) Metadata Management
7 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.38%) R
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCDP
1 2 (4.76%) CCNP
1 2 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) CISM
1 2 (4.76%) CISSP
1 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.76%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.52%) QA
3 2 (4.76%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) IFRS
3 2 (4.76%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Informatica
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) CA
4 5 (11.90%) Tableau
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Intapp
6 1 (2.38%) Reuters
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Sawtooth Software
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata