The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 297 211 231
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +20
Contract jobs citing SAS 379 555 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 1.11% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.34% 6.33% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 387 303
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
SAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8742 8769 8446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.65% 17.51% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5938 5593 5144
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 295 338
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the England region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in England

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the England region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -42 170 £475 +11.76% 59
Yorkshire -39 61 £425 - 8
South East -13 42 £425 -5.55% 17
North West -15 35 £400 -15.78% 7
West Midlands -15 34 £450 +9.09% 3
South West -10 24 £388 +0.64% 8
East of England +14 8 £550 +5.26%
North East -74 6 £700 +57.30% 1
East Midlands -13 4 £425 -10.52% 4
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SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 407 (46.46%) SQL
2 365 (41.67%) Finance
3 275 (31.39%) Analytics
4 199 (22.72%) Analytical Skills
5 185 (21.12%) Business Intelligence
6 182 (20.78%) Oracle
7 176 (20.09%) Hadoop
8 163 (18.61%) Data Warehouse
9 160 (18.26%) Banking
10 143 (16.32%) Data Modelling
11 138 (15.75%) Data Analysis
12 135 (15.41%) Credit Risk
13 121 (13.81%) R
14 119 (13.58%) Base SAS
14 119 (13.58%) Unix
15 117 (13.36%) Python
16 102 (11.64%) ETL
17 98 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
17 98 (11.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 90 (10.27%) Java
19 89 (10.16%) Visualisation
20 88 (10.05%) Big Data
21 87 (9.93%) Degree
21 87 (9.93%) Data Management
22 86 (9.82%) BusinessObjects
23 84 (9.59%) Tableau
24 83 (9.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
25 82 (9.36%) Data Quality
25 82 (9.36%) Retail
26 81 (9.25%) Linux

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 26 (2.97%) Apache Pig
2 25 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.03%) ArcGIS
4 7 (0.80%) Apache
4 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.80%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.68%) Confluence
5 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.34%) IIS
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.11%) Documentum
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.11%) IPython
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (7.99%) SPSS
2 59 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.08%) MS Office
5 13 (1.48%) Stata
6 9 (1.03%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.91%) CPLEX
8 7 (0.80%) MS Project
8 7 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.57%) Weka
10 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) Unica
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.34%) FastStats
5 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.11%) Radian6
6 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.46%) GitHub
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.46%) SaaS
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (0.34%) Route 53
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.23%) PaaS
5 2 (0.23%) SmartFocus
5 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (0.80%) DHCP
2 7 (0.80%) DNS
3 6 (0.68%) HTTP
3 6 (0.68%) iSCSI
4 5 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (0.57%) IMAP
4 5 (0.57%) SMTP
5 4 (0.46%) Firewall
5 4 (0.46%) Intranet
5 4 (0.46%) MRTG
5 4 (0.46%) NAS
5 4 (0.46%) VPN
6 3 (0.34%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.23%) Internet
7 2 (0.23%) LAN
7 2 (0.23%) LDAP
7 2 (0.23%) Network Security
7 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (20.09%) Hadoop
2 163 (18.61%) Data Warehouse
3 119 (13.58%) Base SAS
4 98 (11.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 88 (10.05%) Big Data
6 86 (9.82%) BusinessObjects
7 83 (9.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 78 (8.90%) Apache Hive
9 67 (7.65%) QlikView
10 66 (7.53%) Pentaho
11 59 (6.74%) Data Mining
12 52 (5.94%) HBase
13 50 (5.71%) SQL Server
14 44 (5.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 42 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (4.57%) MongoDB
17 36 (4.11%) Relational Database
18 25 (2.85%) Oracle Database
19 24 (2.74%) SAS EBI
20 22 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 51 (5.82%) ERwin
2 17 (1.94%) JIRA
3 9 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.34%) GitLab
6 3 (0.34%) PVCS
7 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.11%) ProC
8 1 (0.11%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 365 (41.67%) Finance
2 160 (18.26%) Banking
3 82 (9.36%) Retail
4 65 (7.42%) Marketing
5 28 (3.20%) Retail Banking
6 27 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.83%) Advertising
8 14 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.68%) Publishing
12 5 (0.57%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) Legal
13 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (33.79%) Analyst
2 169 (19.29%) Developer
3 115 (13.13%) SAS Developer
4 111 (12.67%) Data Analyst
5 110 (12.56%) SAS Analyst
6 102 (11.64%) Architect
7 60 (6.85%) Risk Analyst
8 57 (6.51%) Data Scientist
9 50 (5.71%) Business Analyst
10 46 (5.25%) Credit Analyst
10 46 (5.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 43 (4.91%) Administrator
11 43 (4.91%) Consultant
12 41 (4.68%) Data Architect
13 40 (4.57%) SAS Administrator
14 37 (4.22%) SAS Data Analyst
15 35 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
16 31 (3.54%) Enterprise Architect
17 29 (3.31%) Insight Analyst
18 28 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.77%) HTML
2 30 (3.42%) CSS
3 22 (2.51%) XML
4 20 (2.28%) REST
5 12 (1.37%) .NET
5 12 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (1.26%) Web Services
7 9 (1.03%) HTML5
7 9 (1.03%) SciPy
8 8 (0.91%) jQuery
9 5 (0.57%) NumPy
9 5 (0.57%) Pandas
9 5 (0.57%) scikit-learn
10 2 (0.23%) JSON
10 2 (0.23%) Kafka
10 2 (0.23%) MDX
10 2 (0.23%) Middleware
10 2 (0.23%) MLlib
10 2 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 199 (22.72%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (15.41%) Credit Risk
3 89 (10.16%) Visualisation
4 70 (7.99%) Data Integration
5 54 (6.16%) Statistics
6 46 (5.25%) Mathematics
7 34 (3.88%) Data Structures
8 33 (3.77%) Algorithms
9 32 (3.65%) Computer Science
10 30 (3.42%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.05%) Mainframe
11 18 (2.05%) Performance Metrics
12 15 (1.71%) Economics
13 13 (1.48%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.91%) Data Extraction
14 8 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.91%) User Experience
15 7 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.58%) Unix
2 81 (9.25%) Linux
3 72 (8.22%) Windows
4 19 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.80%) AIX
8 6 (0.68%) MVS
9 5 (0.57%) CentOS
9 5 (0.57%) Debian
9 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (31.39%) Analytics
2 185 (21.12%) Business Intelligence
3 143 (16.32%) Data Modelling
4 138 (15.75%) Data Analysis
5 102 (11.64%) ETL
6 98 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (9.93%) Data Management
8 68 (7.76%) Data Architecture
9 61 (6.96%) Open Source
9 61 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (6.74%) Data Visualisation
11 51 (5.82%) Validation
12 49 (5.59%) Data Analytics
13 41 (4.68%) Project Management
13 41 (4.68%) Statistical Modelling
14 39 (4.45%) CRM
14 39 (4.45%) Migration
15 37 (4.22%) Machine Learning
15 37 (4.22%) Statistical Analysis
15 37 (4.22%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 407 (46.46%) SQL
2 121 (13.81%) R
3 117 (13.36%) Python
4 90 (10.27%) Java
5 65 (7.42%) Shell Script
6 59 (6.74%) C++
7 48 (5.48%) VBA
8 43 (4.91%) PL/SQL
9 41 (4.68%) JavaScript
9 41 (4.68%) MATLAB
10 34 (3.88%) Perl
11 33 (3.77%) SAS Macro
12 28 (3.20%) Ruby
13 23 (2.63%) C
14 22 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 19 (2.17%) PHP
16 18 (2.05%) C#
17 17 (1.94%) Bash Shell
18 13 (1.48%) Scala
19 10 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (9.93%) Degree
2 60 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.65%) SAS Certification
5 17 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.60%) PhD
7 11 (1.26%) ISEB
8 10 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.68%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.46%) CCNA
11 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.23%) MCSA
14 1 (0.11%) CLAS
14 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.11%) MCSE
14 1 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (9.36%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.08%) QA
3 7 (0.80%) FINREP
4 6 (0.68%) Basel II
5 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.34%) CDISC
6 3 (0.34%) COREP
7 2 (0.23%) Basel III
7 2 (0.23%) GCP
7 2 (0.23%) SLA
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.03%) HDFS
3 8 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.80%) Squid
5 5 (0.57%) Dovecot
5 5 (0.57%) GridGain
5 5 (0.57%) iptables
5 5 (0.57%) KVM
5 5 (0.57%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Ceph
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.26%) Control-M
2 10 (1.14%) Puppet
3 6 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.57%) Cacti
4 5 (0.57%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.57%) Nagios
4 5 (0.57%) Oozie
4 5 (0.57%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.34%) Nessus
6 3 (0.34%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.23%) SCCM
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 182 (20.78%) Oracle
2 84 (9.59%) Tableau
3 77 (8.79%) Informatica
4 64 (7.31%) Microsoft
5 63 (7.19%) Teradata
6 38 (4.34%) CA
7 31 (3.54%) VMware
8 26 (2.97%) Cloudera
8 26 (2.97%) IBM
9 19 (2.17%) Cognos
10 17 (1.94%) Platfora
10 17 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.83%) SAP
12 14 (1.60%) HP
13 13 (1.48%) Apple
14 12 (1.37%) Cisco
14 12 (1.37%) i2
15 11 (1.26%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.14%) Google
16 10 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
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