The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 129 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS 43 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.92% 5.11% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 39
Median daily rate £424 £446 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £599 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
621 743 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.00% 16.04% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 571 656
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 28
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.69 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -31.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £22.50 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 31 (44.29%) Analytics
3 29 (41.43%) Finance
4 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (25.71%) Banking
5 18 (25.71%) Base SAS
6 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (22.86%) ETL
7 15 (21.43%) Credit Risk
8 14 (20.00%) Marketing
8 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.71%) Data Modelling
10 11 (15.71%) R
11 10 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.29%) Degree
12 9 (12.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 8 (11.43%) Statistics
13 8 (11.43%) Retail
13 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
13 8 (11.43%) SPSS
14 7 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
14 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
14 7 (10.00%) Data Analytics
14 7 (10.00%) Data Integration
15 6 (8.57%) SAS Macro
15 6 (8.57%) Big Data
15 6 (8.57%) Open Source
15 6 (8.57%) QA

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.43%) FileNet
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) SPSS
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) CPLEX
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) EViews
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) Base SAS
2 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 9 (12.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (8.57%) Big Data
6 6 (8.57%) Data Mining
7 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.71%) Pentaho
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.43%) MS Access
11 1 (1.43%) MySQL
11 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.43%) PowerCenter
11 1 (1.43%) QlikView
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Banking
3 14 (20.00%) Marketing
4 8 (11.43%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Developer
3 15 (21.43%) SAS Developer
4 11 (15.71%) SAS Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) SAS Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SAS Data Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Data Scientist
9 3 (4.29%) SAS Modeller
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Customer Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) JMS
2 1 (1.43%) Kafka
2 1 (1.43%) SciPy
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (21.43%) Credit Risk
3 8 (11.43%) Statistics
4 7 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.71%) Economics
6 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) Physics
8 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Analytics
2 16 (22.86%) ETL
3 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.71%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 7 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Open Source
9 5 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (7.14%) CRM
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) Operations Research
9 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.71%) Credit Risk Modelling
10 4 (5.71%) Data Management
10 4 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) R
3 6 (8.57%) SAS Macro
4 5 (7.14%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) VBA
5 4 (5.71%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.86%) CDISC
3 2 (2.86%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Cognos
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) ILOG
3 2 (2.86%) Tableau
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Informatica
4 1 (1.43%) Omniture
4 1 (1.43%) Pega
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Solace
4 1 (1.43%) Teradata
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO