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 3 months to 25 April 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 68 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29  
Contract jobs citing SAS 25 48 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.85% 2.36% 4.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.82% 13.83% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 75
Median daily rate £440 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 195 347 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.41% 17.08% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 225 246
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -35.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £20.67 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 19 £435 -1.97% 10
Halifax -6 5 £443 +3.50%
Bradford +1 2 £685 +24.54% 1
SAS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (26.83%) Data Quality
4 11 (26.83%) Analytics
5 10 (24.39%) Credit Risk
5 10 (24.39%) Banking
5 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (21.95%) Data Management
7 8 (19.51%) VBA
7 8 (19.51%) Big Data
8 7 (17.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
9 6 (14.63%) Unix
9 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 5 (12.20%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
10 5 (12.20%) QlikView
10 5 (12.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (12.20%) CRM
10 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
11 4 (9.76%) Retail
11 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.76%) Stata
11 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
11 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects

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:

Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Stata
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Big Data
2 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
2 7 (17.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
4 5 (12.20%) QlikView
4 5 (12.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (9.76%) Base SAS
5 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.88%) Lumira
6 2 (4.88%) MS Access
6 2 (4.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (2.44%) DB2
7 1 (2.44%) OLAP
7 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) SAS Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) SAS Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Data Quality Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) SAS Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Business Information Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) SAP BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MI
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Credit Risk
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.32%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (26.83%) Analytics
3 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (21.95%) Data Management
5 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) CRM
6 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
6 5 (12.20%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Operations Research
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Statistics
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (7.32%) Economics
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) SAS Certification
3 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) IFRS
2 2 (4.88%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Cognos
2 2 (4.88%) DataFlux
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.44%) Platfora
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cititec
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago