The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 247 208 241
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +33
Contract jobs citing SAS 425 525 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.11% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.96% 6.12% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 402 268
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £439 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
8572 8583 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.17% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5374 4918
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 300 304
Average hourly rate £19.96 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 172 £463 +5.71% 138
South East +35 88 £488 +21.87% 28
Yorkshire -37 70 £425 -6.84% 23
North West -30 49 £400 -4.76% 19
South West -18 17 £413 -13.15% 5
West Midlands -7 14 £450 -5.26% 16
North East -24 8 £575 +30.68% 1
East Midlands -14 7 £444 -4.05% 3
Midlands - 2 £600 -
East of England -3 1 - - 15
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 456 (42.11%) Finance
2 414 (38.23%) SQL
3 292 (26.96%) Analytics
4 268 (24.75%) Base SAS
5 233 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
6 218 (20.13%) Oracle
7 217 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
8 214 (19.76%) Data Warehouse
9 213 (19.67%) ETL
10 183 (16.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 172 (15.88%) Unix
12 169 (15.60%) Banking
13 161 (14.87%) Data Modelling
14 143 (13.20%) Credit Risk
15 137 (12.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 127 (11.73%) Data Analysis
17 118 (10.90%) BusinessObjects
18 117 (10.80%) Hadoop
19 115 (10.62%) Linux
20 104 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
21 100 (9.23%) Retail
22 94 (8.68%) R
23 89 (8.22%) Marketing
24 88 (8.13%) Data Integration
25 85 (7.85%) Degree
26 83 (7.66%) SAS EBI
27 82 (7.57%) Data Quality
27 82 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
28 81 (7.48%) Statistics
29 76 (7.02%) Big Data

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 16 (1.48%) Apache Pig
3 11 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 9 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.74%) Apache
5 8 (0.74%) ArcGIS
6 7 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.28%) Confluence
8 3 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.092%) CICS
9 1 (0.092%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.092%) Documentum
9 1 (0.092%) JBoss
9 1 (0.092%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.092%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 68 (6.28%) SPSS
2 62 (5.72%) MS Excel
3 47 (4.34%) MS Office
4 23 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.37%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Weka
7 3 (0.28%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.28%) Stata
8 2 (0.18%) EViews
9 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Unica
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.092%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.092%) GitHub
4 1 (0.092%) Pure360
4 1 (0.092%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.29%) DNS
2 13 (1.20%) HTTP
3 8 (0.74%) DHCP
3 8 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (0.74%) iSCSI
3 8 (0.74%) LDAP
3 8 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (0.74%) SSL
4 7 (0.65%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.55%) IMAP
5 6 (0.55%) NAS
5 6 (0.55%) SMTP
6 5 (0.46%) MRTG
6 5 (0.46%) SNA
7 4 (0.37%) SSH
8 3 (0.28%) BGP
8 3 (0.28%) Firewall
8 3 (0.28%) FTP
8 3 (0.28%) OSPF
8 3 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (24.75%) Base SAS
2 214 (19.76%) Data Warehouse
3 183 (16.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 137 (12.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 118 (10.90%) BusinessObjects
6 117 (10.80%) Hadoop
7 83 (7.66%) SAS EBI
8 76 (7.02%) Big Data
9 58 (5.36%) Data Mining
10 56 (5.17%) Oracle Database
11 54 (4.99%) Relational Database
12 48 (4.43%) Apache Hive
12 48 (4.43%) SQL Server
13 45 (4.16%) OLAP
14 38 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 38 (3.51%) QlikView
15 32 (2.95%) OLAP Cube
16 30 (2.77%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 24 (2.22%) DB2
18 23 (2.12%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 32 (2.95%) ERwin
2 10 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.55%) Rational Rose
4 6 (0.55%) Subversion
5 5 (0.46%) JIRA
6 3 (0.28%) PVCS
6 3 (0.28%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.18%) C++Builder
7 2 (0.18%) Gradle
8 1 (0.092%) Grunt
8 1 (0.092%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.092%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.092%) JMeter
8 1 (0.092%) JSHint
8 1 (0.092%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.092%) RStudio
8 1 (0.092%) VersaTest
8 1 (0.092%) VisiBroker
8 1 (0.092%) Visual Studio
General
1 456 (42.11%) Finance
2 169 (15.60%) Banking
3 100 (9.23%) Retail
4 89 (8.22%) Marketing
5 37 (3.42%) Retail Banking
6 29 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.92%) Advertising
9 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.46%) Korean Language
11 4 (0.37%) Games
11 4 (0.37%) Legal
11 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) Back Office
12 2 (0.18%) Military
12 2 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.092%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.092%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (35.46%) Developer
2 365 (33.70%) Analyst
3 299 (27.61%) SAS Developer
4 162 (14.96%) SAS Analyst
5 121 (11.17%) Data Analyst
6 71 (6.56%) Architect
7 61 (5.63%) Programmer
8 57 (5.26%) SAS Programmer
9 52 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 47 (4.34%) Administrator
10 47 (4.34%) Consultant
11 46 (4.25%) Risk Analyst
11 46 (4.25%) SAS Data Analyst
12 45 (4.16%) SAS Administrator
13 41 (3.79%) SQL Analyst
14 40 (3.69%) Insight Analyst
14 40 (3.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
15 38 (3.51%) Credit Analyst
16 37 (3.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 36 (3.32%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.60%) XML
2 24 (2.22%) HTML
3 17 (1.57%) Web Services
4 16 (1.48%) CSS
5 13 (1.20%) .NET
6 12 (1.11%) HTML5
7 9 (0.83%) jQuery
8 8 (0.74%) SAP XI
9 7 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.65%) Dojo
10 5 (0.46%) Drools
10 5 (0.46%) Lucene
11 4 (0.37%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.37%) D3.js
11 4 (0.37%) GraphX
11 4 (0.37%) MDX
11 4 (0.37%) POSIX
11 4 (0.37%) REST
12 3 (0.28%) SOAP
12 3 (0.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 217 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (13.20%) Credit Risk
3 88 (8.13%) Data Integration
4 81 (7.48%) Statistics
5 39 (3.60%) Mathematics
6 34 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 33 (3.05%) Visualisation
8 30 (2.77%) Mainframe
9 26 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.94%) Economics
11 16 (1.48%) Data Extraction
12 15 (1.39%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.02%) Neural Network
14 8 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.74%) FMCG
14 8 (0.74%) NHS
15 7 (0.65%) Informatics
15 7 (0.65%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.65%) Reference Data
16 6 (0.55%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 172 (15.88%) Unix
2 115 (10.62%) Linux
3 64 (5.91%) Windows
4 19 (1.75%) AIX
5 15 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.02%) MVS
6 11 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.74%) CentOS
8 8 (0.74%) Debian
8 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.55%) Solaris
10 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (26.96%) Analytics
2 233 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
3 213 (19.67%) ETL
4 161 (14.87%) Data Modelling
5 127 (11.73%) Data Analysis
6 104 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (6.83%) Migration
9 73 (6.74%) Data Management
10 60 (5.54%) Project Management
11 43 (3.97%) Validation
12 39 (3.60%) CRM
13 37 (3.42%) Visual Analytics
14 33 (3.05%) Data Architecture
15 32 (2.95%) Predictive Modelling
16 31 (2.86%) System Testing
17 30 (2.77%) Data Analytics
17 30 (2.77%) Risk Management
18 29 (2.68%) Release Management
18 29 (2.68%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 414 (38.23%) SQL
2 94 (8.68%) R
3 61 (5.63%) PL/SQL
3 61 (5.63%) Python
4 59 (5.45%) VBA
5 58 (5.36%) Java
6 50 (4.62%) C++
7 45 (4.16%) Shell Script
8 42 (3.88%) SAS Macro
9 40 (3.69%) JavaScript
10 36 (3.32%) Perl
11 26 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.48%) MATLAB
14 15 (1.39%) C
15 11 (1.02%) C#
16 8 (0.74%) Korn
17 7 (0.65%) PHP
17 7 (0.65%) Scala
17 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (7.85%) Degree
2 64 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.79%) SAS Certification
4 37 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.83%) PhD
7 8 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.65%) ISEB
9 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.18%) HNC
11 2 (0.18%) HND
11 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.092%) ACCA
12 1 (0.092%) CIMA
12 1 (0.092%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.57%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.12%) QA
3 8 (0.74%) Basel II
3 8 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.46%) CDISC
4 5 (0.46%) FINREP
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) COREP
6 3 (0.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.092%) Basel III
7 1 (0.092%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.092%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.92%) Apache Flume
2 8 (0.74%) iptables
2 8 (0.74%) Sendmail
3 6 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.55%) Dovecot
3 6 (0.55%) KVM
3 6 (0.55%) Squid
3 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) GridGain
5 3 (0.28%) Ceph
5 3 (0.28%) HDFS
5 3 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (0.28%) NFS
5 3 (0.28%) Postfix
5 3 (0.28%) Samba
5 3 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.092%) RACF
7 1 (0.092%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (2.77%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.65%) Nagios
2 7 (0.65%) Puppet
3 6 (0.55%) Cacti
3 6 (0.55%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.37%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.28%) systemd
7 2 (0.18%) OpenView
7 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) RANCID
7 2 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.092%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.092%) Control-M
8 1 (0.092%) zSecure
Vendors
1 218 (20.13%) Oracle
2 69 (6.37%) Informatica
3 67 (6.19%) Teradata
4 62 (5.72%) Microsoft
5 60 (5.54%) Tableau
6 48 (4.43%) SAP
7 45 (4.16%) IBM
8 26 (2.40%) Cognos
9 19 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
9 19 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.66%) CA
11 12 (1.11%) Cloudera
11 12 (1.11%) VMware
12 11 (1.02%) Mapinfo
13 9 (0.83%) DataFlux
14 8 (0.74%) Netezza
15 7 (0.65%) i2
16 5 (0.46%) Adobe
16 5 (0.46%) Google
16 5 (0.46%) Palantir
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day + day rate negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago