The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 18 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.44% 8.91% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.79% 30.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate £550 £438 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SAS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.45% 29.70% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 23
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Canary Wharf region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Palantir
3 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) Impala

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Impala
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (25.00%) SAS EBI
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (25.00%) Spark SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) D3.js
1 1 (25.00%) GraphX
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Palantir