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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 164 124 146
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Contract jobs citing SAS 42 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 1.23% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 7.34% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 47
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +4.76%
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
1025 967 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.74% 16.78% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 658 797
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 54
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 46 (46.46%) SQL
1 46 (46.46%) Finance
2 32 (32.32%) Analytics
3 28 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (19.19%) Oracle
5 19 (19.19%) Banking
6 16 (16.16%) Data Analysis
6 16 (16.16%) Marketing
6 16 (16.16%) Data Modelling
7 14 (14.14%) Data Mining
7 14 (14.14%) ETL
8 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
9 12 (12.12%) Degree
9 12 (12.12%) Credit Risk
9 12 (12.12%) Base SAS
9 12 (12.12%) R
10 11 (11.11%) Retail
11 10 (10.10%) VBA
12 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.09%) SPSS
12 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (9.09%) Big Data
13 8 (8.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 8 (8.08%) Tableau
13 8 (8.08%) QlikView
13 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.08%) Financial Institution
13 8 (8.08%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) SPSS
2 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.05%) MS Office
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.02%) MS Project
5 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.01%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) BASE24
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (1.01%) Unica
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) LDAP
1 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.01%) DNS
1 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.14%) Data Mining
3 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
4 12 (12.12%) Base SAS
5 9 (9.09%) Big Data
6 8 (8.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (8.08%) QlikView
6 8 (8.08%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (7.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.04%) OLAP
10 3 (3.03%) PowerCenter
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.03%) Spotfire
11 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.02%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.02%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.02%) VersaTest
3 1 (1.01%) ERwin
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 46 (46.46%) Finance
2 19 (19.19%) Banking
3 16 (16.16%) Marketing
4 11 (11.11%) Retail
5 8 (8.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.03%) Advertising
7 2 (2.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Publishing
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Analyst
2 24 (24.24%) Developer
3 17 (17.17%) Data Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) SAS Developer
4 12 (12.12%) SAS Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Programmer
6 6 (6.06%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.05%) SAS Programmer
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) SAS Data Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Marketing Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.03%) Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) HTML
1 3 (3.03%) J2EE
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) XML
2 2 (2.02%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) WinForms
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (1.01%) HTML5
3 1 (1.01%) CSS3
3 1 (1.01%) LESS
3 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.12%) Credit Risk
3 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.06%) Statistics
4 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) GIS
6 2 (2.02%) APACS
6 2 (2.02%) Tandem
6 2 (2.02%) EMV
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.01%) Economics
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) UNIX
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Analytics
2 23 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.16%) Data Modelling
3 16 (16.16%) Data Analysis
4 14 (14.14%) ETL
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.07%) Data Management
8 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 6 (6.06%) CRM
8 6 (6.06%) Migration
8 6 (6.06%) Data Governance
9 5 (5.05%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (5.05%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (5.05%) Validation
9 5 (5.05%) Scrum
10 4 (4.04%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.04%) RUP
10 4 (4.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.46%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) R
3 10 (10.10%) VBA
4 7 (7.07%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.03%) Perl
6 3 (3.03%) Python
6 3 (3.03%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (1.01%) Clojure
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.02%) Basel II
4 1 (1.01%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.01%) CDISC
4 1 (1.01%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) NET24-XPNET
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Oracle
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.08%) Tableau
4 6 (6.06%) Cognos
4 6 (6.06%) Teradata
5 5 (5.05%) Informatica
5 5 (5.05%) SAP
6 4 (4.04%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.02%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.02%) Pega
7 2 (2.02%) BEA
7 2 (2.02%) i2
7 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.02%) webMethods
7 2 (2.02%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.02%) Google
7 2 (2.02%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.01%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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