Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 11 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 75 38
Rank change year-on-year +35 -37 -17
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.79% 0.52% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.21% 3.45% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -40.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £394 £213 £353
90th Percentile £431 £248 £428
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.92 £16.66
% change year-on-year -7.43% +55.63% -58.36%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 76 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.39% 15.08% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 22
Northern Ireland median daily rate £422 £413 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +17.02% -6.00%
10th Percentile £376 £284 £250
90th Percentile £506 £438 £420
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £11.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.30% -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Northern Ireland

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Northern Ireland

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
County Antrim +38 7 £413 +83.33% 3
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAS.

1 7 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Statistical Inference
4 3 (42.86%) IFRS
4 3 (42.86%) Scorecard
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) SPSS
4 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Flask
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Balanced Scorecard
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Base SAS
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SPSS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Base SAS
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
2 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scorecard
2 3 (42.86%) Statistical Inference
2 3 (42.86%) Time Series Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) R
4 1 (14.29%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) IFRS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) RapidMiner