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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 326 230 204
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -26
Contract jobs citing SAS 297 527 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 1.05% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 6.24% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 376 421
Median daily rate £425 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £330 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £15.43 £40.52 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.92% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £24.93 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.25 £56.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +26.31%
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
8145 8445 8977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.76% 16.77% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5236 5372 5808
Median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 239 328
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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 -73 126 £450 +5.88% 48
South East -26 36 £375 -14.28% 11
North West -40 31 £388 -8.82% 8
North East -21 30 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire -35 22 £435 +2.35% 16
South West +3 21 £369 -22.36% 3
West Midlands -12 13 £375 -21.05% 6
East Midlands +3 11 £375 -16.66% 3
East of England +8 6 £425 - 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 314 (44.73%) SQL
2 255 (36.32%) Analytics
3 249 (35.47%) Finance
4 210 (29.91%) Analytical Skills
5 157 (22.36%) Business Intelligence
6 126 (17.95%) Marketing
7 123 (17.52%) Banking
8 118 (16.81%) R
9 116 (16.52%) Big Data
10 108 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 107 (15.24%) Hadoop
12 103 (14.67%) Python
13 98 (13.96%) Degree
14 95 (13.53%) Statistics
15 94 (13.39%) Credit Risk
16 93 (13.25%) Data Analysis
16 93 (13.25%) Data Modelling
17 90 (12.82%) ETL
18 89 (12.68%) Oracle
18 89 (12.68%) Base SAS
19 83 (11.82%) SPSS
19 83 (11.82%) Retail
20 79 (11.25%) SQL Server
20 79 (11.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
21 72 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
22 71 (10.11%) Mathematics
23 64 (9.12%) Teradata
24 59 (8.40%) Microsoft
24 59 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
25 58 (8.26%) 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 39 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.56%) Apache
3 15 (2.14%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.00%) Confluence
4 7 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.71%) ArcGIS
6 5 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.28%) IIS
7 2 (0.28%) JBoss
7 2 (0.28%) Jetty
7 2 (0.28%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.28%) nginx
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 83 (11.82%) SPSS
2 42 (5.98%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.42%) MS Office
5 11 (1.57%) Stata
6 6 (0.85%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.28%) EViews
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project
9 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (1.00%) Unica
2 6 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.85%) FastStats
3 4 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.43%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.28%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.85%) PaaS
4 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
5 11 (1.57%) SaaS
6 10 (1.42%) IaaS
7 8 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.00%) Office 365
9 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.43%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.28%) Flurry Analytics
11 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
12 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.42%) iSCSI
2 16 (2.28%) DHCP
2 16 (2.28%) DNS
3 11 (1.57%) Firewall
4 10 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (1.42%) Internet
5 9 (1.28%) HTTP
5 9 (1.28%) MPLS
6 7 (1.00%) DSL
6 7 (1.00%) IMAP
6 7 (1.00%) LDAP
6 7 (1.00%) MRTG
6 7 (1.00%) SMTP
6 7 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (1.00%) VRRP
7 6 (0.85%) FTP
7 6 (0.85%) SSL
8 5 (0.71%) Network Security
9 4 (0.57%) SAN
10 3 (0.43%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (16.52%) Big Data
2 108 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 107 (15.24%) Hadoop
4 89 (12.68%) Base SAS
5 79 (11.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 79 (11.25%) SQL Server
6 51 (7.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 44 (6.27%) Relational Database
8 40 (5.70%) Apache Hive
9 37 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (4.99%) QlikView
11 32 (4.56%) Data Mining
12 31 (4.42%) SAS EBI
13 27 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
14 26 (3.70%) Pentaho
14 26 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 20 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (2.56%) Data Lake
17 17 (2.42%) OLAP
18 15 (2.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.71%) JIRA
3 5 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.57%) Subversion
5 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.43%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.28%) ProC
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.28%) Toad
6 2 (0.28%) WATIR
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.14%) Codeship
7 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.14%) Sahi
General
1 249 (35.47%) Finance
2 126 (17.95%) Marketing
3 123 (17.52%) Banking
4 83 (11.82%) Retail
5 25 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.71%) Retail Banking
7 14 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.42%) Legal
9 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.71%) Games
11 5 (0.71%) International Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Billing
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Advertising
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 267 (38.03%) Analyst
2 130 (18.52%) Developer
3 105 (14.96%) Data Analyst
4 79 (11.25%) SAS Developer
5 75 (10.68%) SAS Analyst
6 48 (6.84%) Architect
7 44 (6.27%) Insight Analyst
8 40 (5.70%) Consultant
9 38 (5.41%) Data Scientist
10 30 (4.27%) Administrator
11 25 (3.56%) SQL Analyst
12 24 (3.42%) SAS Consultant
13 22 (3.13%) Customer Analyst
14 20 (2.85%) SAS Administrator
14 20 (2.85%) SAS Data Analyst
15 18 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (2.56%) Customer Insight Analyst
15 18 (2.56%) Risk Analyst
15 18 (2.56%) SQL Developer
16 17 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.70%) XML
2 18 (2.56%) .NET
3 17 (2.42%) REST
4 11 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.85%) HTML
5 6 (0.85%) Kafka
5 6 (0.85%) Web Services
6 5 (0.71%) D3.js
6 5 (0.71%) Middleware
6 5 (0.71%) Pandas
7 4 (0.57%) Apache Tez
7 4 (0.57%) NumPy
7 4 (0.57%) scikit-learn
8 3 (0.43%) CSS
8 3 (0.43%) JSON
8 3 (0.43%) SciPy
9 2 (0.28%) COM+
9 2 (0.28%) CSS3
9 2 (0.28%) J2EE
9 2 (0.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 210 (29.91%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (13.53%) Statistics
3 94 (13.39%) Credit Risk
4 71 (10.11%) Mathematics
5 43 (6.13%) Data Integration
6 42 (5.98%) Visualisation
7 31 (4.42%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.42%) Data Structures
9 19 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 18 (2.56%) Economics
10 18 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.28%) User Experience
12 14 (1.99%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.71%) Data Extraction
14 10 (1.42%) Physics
15 7 (1.00%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.00%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.00%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Licensing
16 6 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.26%) Linux
2 57 (8.12%) Unix
3 28 (3.99%) Windows
4 10 (1.42%) AIX
4 10 (1.42%) Debian
4 10 (1.42%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.28%) Solaris
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.14%) CentOS
7 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.43%) Android
11 2 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.28%) MVS
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (36.32%) Analytics
2 157 (22.36%) Business Intelligence
3 93 (13.25%) Data Analysis
3 93 (13.25%) Data Modelling
4 90 (12.82%) ETL
5 72 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (8.26%) Web Analytics
8 54 (7.69%) Migration
9 49 (6.98%) Data Management
10 44 (6.27%) Customer Insight
11 42 (5.98%) Data Analytics
12 39 (5.56%) CRM
13 38 (5.41%) Open Source
14 36 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (4.99%) Project Management
16 32 (4.56%) Machine Learning
17 31 (4.42%) Predictive Modelling
18 29 (4.13%) Statistical Modelling
19 27 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 314 (44.73%) SQL
2 118 (16.81%) R
3 103 (14.67%) Python
4 45 (6.41%) VBA
5 37 (5.27%) Java
6 20 (2.85%) C++
6 20 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 20 (2.85%) MATLAB
6 20 (2.85%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.71%) SAS Macro
8 18 (2.56%) C
9 15 (2.14%) Perl
9 15 (2.14%) PHP
10 14 (1.99%) C#
10 14 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.00%) Korn
14 6 (0.85%) Scala
15 4 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (13.96%) Degree
2 32 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.85%) PhD
5 12 (1.71%) ISEB
5 12 (1.71%) SAS Certification
6 9 (1.28%) Postgraduate
7 8 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) HNC
9 4 (0.57%) HND
10 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.28%) CCNA
11 2 (0.28%) CISSP
11 2 (0.28%) MCAD
11 2 (0.28%) MCSD
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.98%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.28%) QA
3 10 (1.42%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.28%) Basel II
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) CDISC
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.28%) HDFS
3 8 (1.14%) KVM
4 7 (1.00%) Dovecot
4 7 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.00%) iptables
4 7 (1.00%) Sendmail
4 7 (1.00%) Squid
5 6 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.43%) Ceph
8 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.28%) Docker
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.28%) Xen
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (1.57%) Puppet
2 8 (1.14%) Nagios
3 7 (1.00%) Cacti
3 7 (1.00%) HAProxy
3 7 (1.00%) vMotion
4 5 (0.71%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.43%) Ansible
6 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.28%) RANCID
8 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.14%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 89 (12.68%) Oracle
2 64 (9.12%) Teradata
3 59 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 52 (7.41%) Tableau
5 31 (4.42%) SAP
6 30 (4.27%) VMware
7 28 (3.99%) Informatica
8 21 (2.99%) Google
9 18 (2.56%) Adobe
9 18 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
10 16 (2.28%) Cognos
11 15 (2.14%) Cloudera
11 15 (2.14%) HP
12 14 (1.99%) Platfora
13 12 (1.71%) Ab Initio
13 12 (1.71%) IBM
13 12 (1.71%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.28%) Netezza
15 8 (1.14%) Alterian
15 8 (1.14%) Omniture
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