Period
to 20 May 2019

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 6 months to 20 May 2019 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
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 127 135
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 -53
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 72 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.49% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 9.68% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 66 39
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -8.05% -0.57%
10th Percentile £363 £259 £221
90th Percentile £511 £525 £515
England median daily rate £500 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 - -
England median hourly rate £20.86 £13.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +51.67% -61.81% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 737 744 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.49% 15.41% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 506 379
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.06%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £268
90th Percentile £569 £549 £538
England median daily rate £475 £460 £430
% change year-on-year +3.26% +6.98% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% -9.56%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.10 £10.75
90th Percentile £31.25 £30.25 £26.35
England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Yorkshire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -17 26 £415 +3.75% 3
South Yorkshire -17 8 £500 +5.26%
North Yorkshire +2 2 £500 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
4 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.92%) ProC
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) PROC SQL
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) SDLC
7 6 (16.22%) NHS
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) ETL
8 5 (13.51%) Netezza
8 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Statistics
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) Data Extraction
8 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (10.81%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (10.81%) Python
9 4 (10.81%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle
10 3 (8.11%) SPSS
10 3 (8.11%) Validation
10 3 (8.11%) Change 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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.11%) SPSS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.41%) Base SAS
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Power BI
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) ProC
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) SAS Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Data Manager
5 4 (10.81%) SAS Data Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Netezza Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Pega Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) ISPF
2 1 (2.70%) NumPy
2 1 (2.70%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Data Extraction
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Statistics
5 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
8 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.41%) Information Management
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PROC SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.41%) JCL
4 2 (5.41%) R
4 2 (5.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) ACF2
1 2 (5.41%) RACF
1 2 (5.41%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Netezza
2 3 (8.11%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Pega
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter