The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 36
Contract jobs citing SAS 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.53% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.25% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.19%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 40 89 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.93% 23.48% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 72 31
Median daily rate £400 £420 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +26.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) IFRS
2 2 (66.67%) IFRS 9
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Modeller
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) IFRS
1 2 (66.67%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata