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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 137 160 117
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -43
Contract jobs citing SAS 60 48 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.78% 4.72% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 58
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
885 1017 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.43% 17.20% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 708 681
Average daily rate £413 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £24.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 69 (63.30%) SQL
2 49 (44.95%) Analytics
3 43 (39.45%) Finance
4 28 (25.69%) Data Analysis
4 28 (25.69%) Data Modelling
5 27 (24.77%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (22.94%) Oracle
7 24 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (20.18%) Degree
9 21 (19.27%) Marketing
9 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (15.60%) Base SAS
11 16 (14.68%) Mathematics
11 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
12 15 (13.76%) QlikView
13 14 (12.84%) ETL
14 13 (11.93%) Banking
14 13 (11.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 13 (11.93%) Big Data
15 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.01%) VBA
16 11 (10.09%) PL/SQL
16 11 (10.09%) Teradata
16 11 (10.09%) Credit Risk
17 10 (9.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 9 (8.26%) R
18 9 (8.26%) CRM
18 9 (8.26%) Data Mining
18 9 (8.26%) SPSS
19 8 (7.34%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.75%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) SPSS
2 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.75%) Shockwave
5 2 (1.83%) MS Project
5 2 (1.83%) MS Office
6 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) SiteCatalyst
1 4 (3.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.77%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (15.60%) Base SAS
3 15 (13.76%) QlikView
4 13 (11.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (11.93%) Big Data
5 10 (9.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 9 (8.26%) Data Mining
7 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.50%) OLAP
9 5 (4.59%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.75%) DB2
11 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) ERwin
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 21 (19.27%) Marketing
3 13 (11.93%) Banking
4 8 (7.34%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Interactive Media
5 3 (2.75%) Games
5 3 (2.75%) Advertising
5 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Developer
3 26 (23.85%) Data Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) SAS Developer
5 15 (13.76%) SAS Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) PL/SQL Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Insight Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Data Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Data Modeller
11 4 (3.67%) Senior SAS Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Architect
11 4 (3.67%) SAS Data Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Consultant
12 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (1.83%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) HTML5
1 3 (2.75%) Flash
1 3 (2.75%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.68%) Mathematics
2 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) Credit Risk
4 7 (6.42%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.59%) Statistics
6 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.67%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.67%) FMCG
7 3 (2.75%) User Experience
7 3 (2.75%) Flash Games
8 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.83%) Social Network
9 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.92%) NHS
9 1 (0.92%) PMI
9 1 (0.92%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) UNIX
2 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Analytics
2 28 (25.69%) Data Analysis
2 28 (25.69%) Data Modelling
3 24 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.84%) ETL
5 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.26%) CRM
7 7 (6.42%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (6.42%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.59%) Customer Analysis
9 5 (4.59%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (4.59%) Data Analytics
9 5 (4.59%) Customer Segmentation
10 4 (3.67%) Propensity Modelling
10 4 (3.67%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (3.67%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.67%) Predictive Analytics
11 3 (2.75%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (63.30%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) VBA
3 11 (10.09%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.26%) R
5 6 (5.50%) SAS Macro
6 4 (3.67%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.83%) Java
8 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) SAS Certification
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) PhD
5 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) CDISC
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) Teradata
3 6 (5.50%) Adobe
4 5 (4.59%) Tableau
5 4 (3.67%) Google
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.67%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.75%) Sysomos
6 3 (2.75%) Cognos
6 3 (2.75%) Informatica
6 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.75%) DoubleClick
6 3 (2.75%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.83%) Unica
8 1 (0.92%) Datanomic
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.92%) Trillium
8 1 (0.92%) IBM
8 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
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