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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 248 211 199
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Contract jobs citing SAS 482 557 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 1.10% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 5.91% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 377 381
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £565 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
9606 9417 8751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.75% 18.60% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6374 5802 5439
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 352 307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -26 202 £500 +11.16% 85
Yorkshire -15 90 £475 +11.76% 12
South East +2 75 £425 +11.84% 15
West Midlands -3 34 £500 +25.00% 9
North West -56 25 £425 -15.00% 16
South West -17 23 £450 +5.88% 9
North East -26 16 £350 -35.18%
East of England +20 15 £550 - 3
East Midlands -4 2 £575 +26.02% 3
Midlands -6 1 £500 +5.26%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 407 (45.22%) SQL
2 390 (43.33%) Finance
3 269 (29.89%) Analytics
4 218 (24.22%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (21.78%) Business Intelligence
6 176 (19.56%) Oracle
7 168 (18.67%) Banking
8 166 (18.44%) Data Warehouse
9 162 (18.00%) Base SAS
10 156 (17.33%) Data Modelling
11 145 (16.11%) Hadoop
12 139 (15.44%) Data Analysis
13 135 (15.00%) Credit Risk
14 122 (13.56%) ETL
15 120 (13.33%) Unix
16 104 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
17 103 (11.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 101 (11.22%) Big Data
19 98 (10.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
20 97 (10.78%) Retail
20 97 (10.78%) Degree
21 95 (10.56%) Python
22 94 (10.44%) R
23 91 (10.11%) Data Quality
24 90 (10.00%) Tableau
25 85 (9.44%) Java
26 83 (9.22%) BusinessObjects
27 82 (9.11%) Linux
28 81 (9.00%) Visualisation
29 79 (8.78%) Informatica

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (2.22%) Apache Pig
2 17 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.00%) ArcGIS
4 8 (0.89%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.67%) Apache
7 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.33%) Confluence
8 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.33%) IIS
9 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.11%) Documentum
10 1 (0.11%) IPython
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 63 (7.00%) SPSS
2 59 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.33%) MS Office
4 25 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.44%) Stata
6 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.89%) CPLEX
7 8 (0.89%) MS Project
8 5 (0.56%) Weka
9 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Unica
3 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.22%) FastStats
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.44%) SaaS
4 3 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.11%) Pure360
6 1 (0.11%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.33%) DNS
2 10 (1.11%) DHCP
3 9 (1.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (0.78%) HTTP
5 7 (0.78%) NAS
6 6 (0.67%) Firewall
6 6 (0.67%) IMAP
6 6 (0.67%) SMTP
6 6 (0.67%) VPN
7 5 (0.56%) LDAP
7 5 (0.56%) MRTG
7 5 (0.56%) SSL
8 4 (0.44%) FTP
8 4 (0.44%) Intranet
8 4 (0.44%) SNA
9 3 (0.33%) BGP
9 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (18.44%) Data Warehouse
2 162 (18.00%) Base SAS
3 145 (16.11%) Hadoop
4 103 (11.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 101 (11.22%) Big Data
6 98 (10.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 83 (9.22%) BusinessObjects
8 72 (8.00%) QlikView
9 66 (7.33%) Apache Hive
10 59 (6.56%) Data Mining
11 53 (5.89%) Pentaho
12 46 (5.11%) HBase
13 45 (5.00%) SQL Server
14 41 (4.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 41 (4.56%) MongoDB
15 36 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (3.56%) OLAP
17 31 (3.44%) SAS EBI
18 29 (3.22%) Relational Database
19 28 (3.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (6.11%) ERwin
2 11 (1.22%) JIRA
3 7 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.44%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.44%) Subversion
6 4 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.33%) PVCS
8 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.22%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.11%) ProC
9 1 (0.11%) RStudio
9 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 390 (43.33%) Finance
2 168 (18.67%) Banking
3 97 (10.78%) Retail
4 73 (8.11%) Marketing
5 39 (4.33%) Retail Banking
6 27 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.56%) Advertising
8 14 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.56%) Games
9 5 (0.56%) Korean Language
9 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.56%) Publishing
10 4 (0.44%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 303 (33.67%) Analyst
2 202 (22.44%) Developer
3 139 (15.44%) SAS Developer
4 119 (13.22%) SAS Analyst
5 104 (11.56%) Data Analyst
6 97 (10.78%) Architect
7 55 (6.11%) Business Analyst
8 47 (5.22%) Administrator
9 46 (5.11%) Consultant
10 45 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
11 43 (4.78%) SAS Administrator
12 42 (4.67%) Data Scientist
13 38 (4.22%) Data Architect
14 35 (3.89%) SAS Data Analyst
15 34 (3.78%) Credit Analyst
15 34 (3.78%) Credit Risk Analyst
16 32 (3.56%) SQL Analyst
17 30 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
18 26 (2.89%) Programmer
18 26 (2.89%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.89%) HTML
2 28 (3.11%) CSS
3 21 (2.33%) XML
4 14 (1.56%) Web Services
5 12 (1.33%) .NET
5 12 (1.33%) HTML5
6 10 (1.11%) REST
6 10 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (0.89%) jQuery
8 7 (0.78%) Dojo
8 7 (0.78%) SciPy
9 5 (0.56%) Drools
10 4 (0.44%) D3.js
10 4 (0.44%) Lucene
11 3 (0.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.33%) GraphX
11 3 (0.33%) NumPy
11 3 (0.33%) Pandas
11 3 (0.33%) POSIX
11 3 (0.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 218 (24.22%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (15.00%) Credit Risk
3 81 (9.00%) Visualisation
4 73 (8.11%) Data Integration
5 56 (6.22%) Statistics
6 38 (4.22%) Mathematics
7 35 (3.89%) Management Information System
8 32 (3.56%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.33%) Mainframe
10 20 (2.22%) Computer Science
11 19 (2.11%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.33%) Data Extraction
13 11 (1.22%) Economics
13 11 (1.22%) Market Risk
13 11 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.89%) User Experience
15 6 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.33%) Unix
2 82 (9.11%) Linux
3 66 (7.33%) Windows
4 18 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.00%) MVS
6 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.89%) CentOS
7 8 (0.89%) Debian
7 8 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.78%) AIX
9 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.44%) Solaris
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (29.89%) Analytics
2 196 (21.78%) Business Intelligence
3 156 (17.33%) Data Modelling
4 139 (15.44%) Data Analysis
5 122 (13.56%) ETL
6 104 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (8.78%) Data Management
8 75 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (7.11%) Data Architecture
10 55 (6.11%) Open Source
11 54 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
12 49 (5.44%) Project Management
13 46 (5.11%) Data Analytics
14 42 (4.67%) Validation
15 38 (4.22%) Statistical Modelling
16 35 (3.89%) Visual Analytics
17 34 (3.78%) Business Analysis
18 33 (3.67%) CRM
19 32 (3.56%) Machine Learning
19 32 (3.56%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 407 (45.22%) SQL
2 95 (10.56%) Python
3 94 (10.44%) R
4 85 (9.44%) Java
5 65 (7.22%) Shell Script
6 58 (6.44%) C++
7 49 (5.44%) VBA
8 39 (4.33%) PL/SQL
9 37 (4.11%) JavaScript
9 37 (4.11%) MATLAB
10 34 (3.78%) Perl
11 30 (3.33%) SAS Macro
12 22 (2.44%) C
12 22 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.33%) Ruby
14 20 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 19 (2.11%) C#
16 15 (1.67%) PHP
17 13 (1.44%) Scala
18 11 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (10.78%) Degree
2 55 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.89%) SAS Certification
4 30 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.44%) ISEB
7 12 (1.33%) PhD
8 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.78%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.33%) CCNA
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.22%) MCSA
12 1 (0.11%) CLAS
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (10.11%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.56%) QA
3 8 (0.89%) FINREP
4 7 (0.78%) Basel II
5 4 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.33%) COREP
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
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%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.11%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.89%) iptables
3 8 (0.89%) Sendmail
4 6 (0.67%) Dovecot
4 6 (0.67%) KVM
4 6 (0.67%) Squid
5 5 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.56%) GridGain
5 5 (0.56%) HDFS
6 3 (0.33%) NFS
6 3 (0.33%) Postfix
6 3 (0.33%) Samba
7 2 (0.22%) Ceph
7 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (1.00%) Control-M
2 7 (0.78%) Nagios
2 7 (0.78%) Puppet
3 6 (0.67%) Cacti
3 6 (0.67%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.56%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.33%) systemd
7 2 (0.22%) Oozie
7 2 (0.22%) OpenView
7 2 (0.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.11%) RANCID
8 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 176 (19.56%) Oracle
2 90 (10.00%) Tableau
3 79 (8.78%) Informatica
4 66 (7.33%) Microsoft
5 51 (5.67%) Teradata
6 45 (5.00%) CA
7 31 (3.44%) IBM
8 25 (2.78%) VMware
9 24 (2.67%) Cognos
10 21 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.00%) SAP
12 14 (1.56%) HP
13 13 (1.44%) Cisco
13 13 (1.44%) Cloudera
14 11 (1.22%) Apple
14 11 (1.22%) i2
15 10 (1.11%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.11%) Mapinfo
16 9 (1.00%) Platfora
17 8 (0.89%) Ab Initio
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Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Berkshire
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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West Midlands
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Leicestershire
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East Midlands
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London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
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London
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London
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Leeds
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Leeds
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