The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 March 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 54 49
Rank change year-on-year -48 -5  
Contract jobs citing SAS 22 96 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 3.38% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.77% 17.20% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 80 78
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £715 £600
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 £43.50 - £43.75

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 325 558 508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.30% 19.65% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 355 312
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.99 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.78% -8.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £9.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Yorkshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
West Yorkshire -15 21 £450 +5.88% 8
South Yorkshire -32 1 £475 -17.39% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (36.73%) Hadoop
5 16 (32.65%) Big Data
5 16 (32.65%) Analytics
6 15 (30.61%) Unix
7 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (28.57%) Banking
8 12 (24.49%) Data Quality
9 11 (22.45%) Data Modelling
10 10 (20.41%) Linux
10 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (20.41%) Credit Risk
11 9 (18.37%) XML
12 8 (16.33%) Data Management
12 8 (16.33%) Ab Initio
12 8 (16.33%) Apache Hive
13 7 (14.29%) MapReduce
13 7 (14.29%) Apache Spark
13 7 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 7 (14.29%) Python
13 7 (14.29%) VBA
13 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
13 7 (14.29%) Windows
13 7 (14.29%) ETL
13 7 (14.29%) HBase
14 6 (12.24%) QlikView
14 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
14 6 (12.24%) Project Management

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Stata
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) Hadoop
2 16 (32.65%) Big Data
3 8 (16.33%) Apache Hive
4 7 (14.29%) HBase
4 7 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (12.24%) QlikView
6 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
6 5 (10.20%) DataStage
7 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (8.16%) Data Lake
8 3 (6.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (6.12%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Base SAS
9 2 (4.08%) Lumira
9 2 (4.08%) OLAP
9 2 (4.08%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (4.08%) Pentaho
9 2 (4.08%) Spark SQL
10 1 (2.04%) DB2
10 1 (2.04%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Administrator
2 9 (18.37%) Data Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) SAS Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Big Data Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) SAS Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Data Quality Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.08%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Tez
3 1 (2.04%) COM+
3 1 (2.04%) Dojo
3 1 (2.04%) Drools
3 1 (2.04%) SAP MI
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Credit Risk
3 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) NHS
5 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Unix
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Analytics
2 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.45%) Data Modelling
4 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.33%) Data Management
6 7 (14.29%) ETL
6 7 (14.29%) MapReduce
7 6 (12.24%) Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) CRM
8 5 (10.20%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Operations Research
9 4 (8.16%) Statistics
10 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Change Management
10 3 (6.12%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (6.12%) Economics
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.12%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) VBA
3 3 (6.12%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SAS Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) MCAD
4 1 (2.04%) MCSD
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Ab Initio
2 5 (10.20%) Informatica
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) Alterian
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Platfora
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