The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 120 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing SAS 75 76 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.07% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.68% 6.56% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 84
Average daily rate
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£420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £563 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £392
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
976 1158 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.04% 16.29% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 792 894
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 39
Average hourly rate £18.60 £24.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SAS
London

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the City of London region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 72 (50.35%) SQL
2 64 (44.76%) Analytics
3 43 (30.07%) Finance
4 31 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (20.98%) Data Analysis
5 30 (20.98%) Base SAS
6 29 (20.28%) Marketing
7 27 (18.88%) ETL
8 26 (18.18%) Banking
9 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
10 23 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (13.29%) Retail
12 18 (12.59%) Oracle
13 17 (11.89%) Statistics
13 17 (11.89%) Hadoop
14 16 (11.19%) Data Integration
14 16 (11.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 16 (11.19%) MS Excel
14 16 (11.19%) Tableau
15 15 (10.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
15 15 (10.49%) Data Mining
15 15 (10.49%) Data Management
15 15 (10.49%) Degree
16 14 (9.79%) VBA
17 13 (9.09%) Java
17 13 (9.09%) SPSS
17 13 (9.09%) QlikView
18 12 (8.39%) Microsoft
18 12 (8.39%) Project Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (4.20%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.09%) SPSS
3 8 (5.59%) MS Office
4 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.70%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.50%) BASE24
3 1 (0.70%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) FTP
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.70%) LDAP
2 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) Base SAS
2 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
3 23 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (11.89%) Hadoop
5 16 (11.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 15 (10.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 15 (10.49%) Data Mining
7 13 (9.09%) QlikView
8 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
9 11 (7.69%) Big Data
10 8 (5.59%) Apache Hive
11 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.50%) DB2
12 5 (3.50%) OLAP
13 4 (2.80%) Spotfire
13 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
14 3 (2.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 3 (2.10%) Data Mart
15 2 (1.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) ProC
3 1 (0.70%) JUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 43 (30.07%) Finance
2 29 (20.28%) Marketing
3 26 (18.18%) Banking
4 19 (13.29%) Retail
5 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (45.45%) Analyst
2 27 (18.88%) Developer
3 25 (17.48%) Data Analyst
4 16 (11.19%) SAS Analyst
5 15 (10.49%) SAS Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Architect
7 9 (6.29%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) Consultant
8 8 (5.59%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.20%) SAS Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Tester
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Customer Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) SAS Insight Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) SAS Project Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) MapReduce
2 2 (1.40%) Web Services
2 2 (1.40%) REST
3 1 (0.70%) Kafka
3 1 (0.70%) SOAP
3 1 (0.70%) XML
3 1 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Statistics
2 16 (11.19%) Data Integration
3 11 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.29%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.59%) Credit Risk
6 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.50%) EMV
7 5 (3.50%) APACS
7 5 (3.50%) Tandem
8 4 (2.80%) Economics
8 4 (2.80%) FMCG
8 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.40%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.70%) Physics
11 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.20%) Linux
2 3 (2.10%) UNIX
3 2 (1.40%) AIX
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
4 1 (0.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.76%) Analytics
2 31 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (20.98%) Data Analysis
4 27 (18.88%) ETL
5 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
5 15 (10.49%) Data Management
6 12 (8.39%) Project Management
7 11 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
7 11 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 10 (6.99%) Customer Insight
9 9 (6.29%) Data Architecture
10 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.59%) Master Data Management
11 7 (4.90%) CHAID
11 7 (4.90%) Migration
11 7 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.20%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.20%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (4.20%) Data Governance
13 5 (3.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.35%) SQL
2 14 (9.79%) VBA
3 13 (9.09%) Java
4 10 (6.99%) R
5 8 (5.59%) Python
6 7 (4.90%) SAS Macro
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.50%) C
9 4 (2.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.40%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) PhD
5 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.10%) FATCA
3 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.70%) NFS
1 1 (0.70%) Samba
1 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) MOM
1 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Oracle
2 16 (11.19%) Tableau
3 12 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.99%) Teradata
5 9 (6.29%) Google
6 8 (5.59%) Ab Initio
7 7 (4.90%) Talend
7 7 (4.90%) Business Objects
7 7 (4.90%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (3.50%) Facebook
8 5 (3.50%) Twitter
9 4 (2.80%) Omniture
10 3 (2.10%) TSYS
11 2 (1.40%) Netezza
11 2 (1.40%) Cognos
11 2 (1.40%) SAP
11 2 (1.40%) Adobe
11 2 (1.40%) IBM
11 2 (1.40%) Informatica
12 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
City, London
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London, The City
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £500 per day 6 mths
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £160 - £180 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £404501 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago