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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 135 165 139
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -26
Contract jobs citing SAS 40 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 0.70% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 4.11% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 49
Median daily rate £425 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £334 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £650 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
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
648 901 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.49% 17.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 681 663
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 £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Median hourly rate £13.75 £15.75 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £47.20 £124.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 28 (43.08%) Analytics
3 21 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (24.62%) Base SAS
5 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (23.08%) ETL
6 14 (21.54%) Banking
7 13 (20.00%) Marketing
7 13 (20.00%) Credit Risk
7 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.92%) R
10 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.85%) Degree
10 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
11 8 (12.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 8 (12.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (10.77%) Data Integration
12 7 (10.77%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (9.23%) Retail
13 6 (9.23%) Statistics
13 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.23%) VBA
13 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.23%) SPSS
13 6 (9.23%) SAS Macro
13 6 (9.23%) Open Source
13 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
14 5 (7.69%) Relational Database

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 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.54%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.23%) SPSS
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) CPLEX
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) EViews
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Base SAS
2 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (12.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Big Data
6 4 (6.15%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.08%) MS Access
9 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.54%) Clementine
9 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.54%) QlikView
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 13 (20.00%) Marketing
4 6 (9.23%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Developer
3 14 (21.54%) SAS Developer
4 11 (16.92%) SAS Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) SAS Risk Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SAS Data Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) SAS Modeller
10 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 2 (3.08%) Data Scientist
10 2 (3.08%) Designer
10 2 (3.08%) Insight Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) JSON
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) JMS
2 1 (1.54%) Kafka
2 1 (1.54%) MDX
2 1 (1.54%) SciPy
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 7 (10.77%) Data Integration
4 6 (9.23%) Statistics
5 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.15%) Economics
7 3 (4.62%) User Experience
7 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
8 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.54%) Data Conversion
9 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.54%) Online Games
9 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Unix
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Analytics
2 15 (23.08%) ETL
3 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
5 7 (10.77%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
6 6 (9.23%) Open Source
7 5 (7.69%) CRM
7 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.15%) Marketing Analytics
8 4 (6.15%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Operations Research
8 4 (6.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) R
3 6 (9.23%) SAS Macro
3 6 (9.23%) VBA
4 5 (7.69%) Python
5 4 (6.15%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.08%) CDISC
3 2 (3.08%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) ILOG
4 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos
4 1 (1.54%) Informatica
4 1 (1.54%) Pega
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Solace
4 1 (1.54%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) Teradata
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO