Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 January 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 121 64
Rank change year-on-year +34 -57 -12
Contract jobs citing SAS 66 36 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.17% 1.12% 3.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.69% 6.50% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 122
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -4.23%
10th Percentile £298 £303 £338
90th Percentile £615 £481 £610
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £60.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 520 554 828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.12% 17.19% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 305 539
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +9.46%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £255
90th Percentile £571 £546 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £405
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% -4.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.58 £12.54
90th Percentile £22.44 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.23% +43.33% +1.90%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in West Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in West Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in West Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in West Yorkshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Leeds +41 48 £400 -5.88% 3
Halifax +9 18 £406 -4.41%
SAS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 37 (56.06%) Finance
3 18 (27.27%) Banking
4 16 (24.24%) Data Management
4 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
7 13 (19.70%) ETL
8 12 (18.18%) Power BI
8 12 (18.18%) Analytics
9 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (15.15%) Data Quality
11 9 (13.64%) Base SAS
11 9 (13.64%) Retail Banking
12 8 (12.12%) Retail
12 8 (12.12%) Linux
13 7 (10.61%) Oracle
13 7 (10.61%) Marketing
13 7 (10.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 7 (10.61%) Data Extraction
13 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
13 7 (10.61%) Data Governance
14 6 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
14 6 (9.09%) Degree

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (6.06%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SMS
1 2 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) Power BI
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.64%) Base SAS
6 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
6 7 (10.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (7.58%) MS Access
7 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (7.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (6.06%) Big Data
8 4 (6.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
9 3 (4.55%) HBase
9 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ERwin
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) ProC
2 1 (1.52%) VersaTest
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Banking
3 9 (13.64%) Retail Banking
4 8 (12.12%) Retail
5 7 (10.61%) Marketing
6 3 (4.55%) Retail Finance
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Data Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) SAS Developer
5 6 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Data Manager
6 5 (7.58%) SAS Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Fraud Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.55%) Senior SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) Ajax
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
1 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) CSS3
2 1 (1.52%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML5
2 1 (1.52%) JSON
2 1 (1.52%) MDX
2 1 (1.52%) REST
2 1 (1.52%) WCF
2 1 (1.52%) WPF
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Data Management
2 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (19.70%) ETL
4 12 (18.18%) Analytics
5 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.61%) Data Extraction
6 7 (10.61%) Data Governance
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
9 4 (6.06%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Fraud Detection
9 4 (6.06%) SDLC
9 4 (6.06%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Scala
2 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) Python
3 2 (3.03%) SAS Macro
3 2 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.52%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) PROC SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Prolog
4 1 (1.52%) R
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.58%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) IFRS
3 2 (3.03%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.06%) Tableau
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
5 2 (3.03%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) Netezza
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) IBM