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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 161 134 147
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 1.19% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.89% 6.84% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 46
Average daily rate
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£444 £413 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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
952 1009 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.71% 17.35% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 692 803
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 40
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.87 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £126.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 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 28 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 47 (51.09%) Finance
2 40 (43.48%) SQL
3 25 (27.17%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (26.09%) Analytics
5 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (18.48%) Banking
7 16 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (17.39%) ETL
8 14 (15.22%) Oracle
8 14 (15.22%) Marketing
9 13 (14.13%) Base SAS
10 12 (13.04%) Credit Risk
10 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.04%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.96%) Retail
12 10 (10.87%) VBA
12 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
12 10 (10.87%) Degree
13 9 (9.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (9.78%) R
13 9 (9.78%) Data Mining
13 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.78%) SPSS
13 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
14 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
15 7 (7.61%) Data Management
15 7 (7.61%) QlikView
16 6 (6.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 6 (6.52%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
1 9 (9.78%) SPSS
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
4 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.09%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 1 (1.09%) Unica
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.13%) Base SAS
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.78%) Data Mining
4 9 (9.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 7 (7.61%) QlikView
6 6 (6.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (6.52%) Big Data
6 6 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.35%) OLAP
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.26%) PowerCenter
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.26%) Spotfire
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) ERwin
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 47 (51.09%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 14 (15.22%) Marketing
4 11 (11.96%) Retail
5 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.26%) Advertising
7 2 (2.17%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.09%) Electronics
8 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 20 (21.74%) Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Data Analyst
3 16 (17.39%) SAS Developer
4 12 (13.04%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Programmer
6 6 (6.52%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) SAS Programmer
8 4 (4.35%) SAS Data Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.17%) Administrator
10 2 (2.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) WinForms
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (1.09%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) CSS3
3 1 (1.09%) LESS
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.43%) Statistics
4 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.35%) NHS
4 4 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.09%) DTV
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) UNIX
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Analytics
2 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (17.39%) ETL
4 12 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.61%) Data Management
8 6 (6.52%) Migration
8 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) CRM
9 5 (5.43%) Validation
9 5 (5.43%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (4.35%) Data Governance
10 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.35%) Scrum
10 4 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (3.26%) Predictive Modelling
11 3 (3.26%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.26%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (10.87%) VBA
3 9 (9.78%) R
4 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.17%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.09%) VB
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.09%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
1 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) Basel II
3 1 (1.09%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.09%) CDISC
3 1 (1.09%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Cognos
3 6 (6.52%) Teradata
4 5 (5.43%) Tableau
4 5 (5.43%) Informatica
5 4 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.17%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.17%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.17%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.09%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) i2
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