Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 83 33
Rank change year-on-year +37 -50 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.05% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.40% 2.91% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% - -
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.44 £50.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -59.13% +233.28% -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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 103 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.95% 15.65% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 75 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +37.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £359 £258 £253
90th Percentile £538 £438 £447
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.25
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.43
90th Percentile £13.75 - £21.88
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 24 September 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 +42 4 £413 +83.33% 1
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Statistical Inference
2 3 (75.00%) Scorecard
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Flask
2 3 (75.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) RapidMiner
2 3 (75.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) SPSS
2 3 (75.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ProC
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 (75.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Scorecard
2 3 (75.00%) Statistical Inference
2 3 (75.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) PROC SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) RapidMiner