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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 273 220 223
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS 435 570 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 1.08% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.61% 5.98% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 387 354
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £14.41 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.96% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £18.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
9430 9525 9079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.97% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6235 6062 5415
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 297 409
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +3 199 £450 +2.56% 48
Yorkshire -35 49 £413 -2.94% 5
North West -26 44 £400 -9.09% 9
South West +30 42 £350 -12.50% 11
West Midlands -12 37 £425 -5.55% 8
South East -46 37 £425 - 11
East Midlands -12 16 £325 -13.33% 1
East of England +5 8 £444 -19.31% 1
North East -60 3 £700 +51.35%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 418 (49.29%) SQL
2 344 (40.57%) Finance
3 278 (32.78%) Analytics
4 231 (27.24%) Analytical Skills
5 192 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
6 161 (18.99%) Banking
7 157 (18.51%) Oracle
8 153 (18.04%) Hadoop
9 148 (17.45%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (16.75%) R
11 135 (15.92%) Data Modelling
12 127 (14.98%) Credit Risk
13 112 (13.21%) Base SAS
14 111 (13.09%) Data Analysis
15 109 (12.85%) Python
16 103 (12.15%) Marketing
17 100 (11.79%) Degree
17 100 (11.79%) ETL
18 96 (11.32%) Unix
19 94 (11.08%) Big Data
20 91 (10.73%) Visualisation
21 88 (10.38%) Retail
22 87 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
23 86 (10.14%) Tableau
24 80 (9.43%) Apache Hive
24 80 (9.43%) SPSS
25 78 (9.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
26 77 (9.08%) Statistics
27 74 (8.73%) Data Management
27 74 (8.73%) Informatica

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 35 (4.13%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.66%) Apache Pig
3 13 (1.53%) Apache
4 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.59%) Confluence
7 4 (0.47%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.24%) IIS
9 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.12%) FileNet
10 1 (0.12%) IPython
Applications
1 80 (9.43%) SPSS
2 60 (7.08%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.77%) MS Office
4 26 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.77%) Stata
6 9 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.94%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.59%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.59%) MS Project
9 1 (0.12%) EViews
9 1 (0.12%) Simulink
9 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.83%) Unica
3 6 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.59%) FastStats
5 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.12%) Radian6
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.65%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.83%) Office 365
4 6 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.59%) SaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.47%) GitHub
6 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.35%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Route 53
7 3 (0.35%) SmartFocus
7 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) DHCP
1 12 (1.42%) DNS
1 12 (1.42%) iSCSI
2 10 (1.18%) Firewall
3 9 (1.06%) Internet
4 8 (0.94%) MPLS
5 7 (0.83%) DSL
5 7 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
5 7 (0.83%) VRRP
6 5 (0.59%) Network Security
7 4 (0.47%) FTP
7 4 (0.47%) HTTP
7 4 (0.47%) Intranet
7 4 (0.47%) LDAP
7 4 (0.47%) VPN
8 3 (0.35%) IMAP
8 3 (0.35%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.35%) SAN
8 3 (0.35%) SMTP
8 3 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (18.04%) Hadoop
2 148 (17.45%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (13.21%) Base SAS
4 94 (11.08%) Big Data
5 80 (9.43%) Apache Hive
6 78 (9.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 72 (8.49%) SQL Server
8 70 (8.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 67 (7.90%) BusinessObjects
10 61 (7.19%) QlikView
11 56 (6.60%) Pentaho
12 51 (6.01%) Data Mining
13 46 (5.42%) HBase
14 43 (5.07%) Relational Database
15 37 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (4.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 35 (4.13%) MongoDB
18 30 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 29 (3.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
20 21 (2.48%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 41 (4.83%) ERwin
2 13 (1.53%) JIRA
3 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.35%) GitLab
5 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.24%) ProC
6 2 (0.24%) Subversion
6 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.12%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 344 (40.57%) Finance
2 161 (18.99%) Banking
3 103 (12.15%) Marketing
4 88 (10.38%) Retail
5 29 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.07%) Retail Banking
7 20 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.06%) Advertising
11 7 (0.83%) Legal
12 4 (0.47%) Electronics
12 4 (0.47%) Publishing
13 3 (0.35%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.24%) International Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 297 (35.02%) Analyst
2 154 (18.16%) Developer
3 118 (13.92%) SAS Analyst
4 112 (13.21%) Data Analyst
5 100 (11.79%) SAS Developer
6 90 (10.61%) Architect
7 56 (6.60%) Consultant
8 49 (5.78%) Data Scientist
8 49 (5.78%) Risk Analyst
9 46 (5.42%) SQL Analyst
10 42 (4.95%) Insight Analyst
11 38 (4.48%) Credit Analyst
11 38 (4.48%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 38 (4.48%) Data Architect
12 35 (4.13%) SAS Data Analyst
13 33 (3.89%) Administrator
14 32 (3.77%) Business Analyst
15 30 (3.54%) Project Manager
16 28 (3.30%) Enterprise Architect
17 27 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.36%) HTML
1 20 (2.36%) XML
2 17 (2.00%) REST
3 15 (1.77%) CSS
4 10 (1.18%) SciPy
5 9 (1.06%) .NET
5 9 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (0.94%) Pandas
7 7 (0.83%) scikit-learn
8 6 (0.71%) NumPy
9 5 (0.59%) D3.js
9 5 (0.59%) Kafka
9 5 (0.59%) Web Services
10 3 (0.35%) JSON
10 3 (0.35%) Middleware
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Tez
11 2 (0.24%) MDX
11 2 (0.24%) MLlib
11 2 (0.24%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 231 (27.24%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (14.98%) Credit Risk
3 91 (10.73%) Visualisation
4 77 (9.08%) Statistics
5 67 (7.90%) Data Integration
6 62 (7.31%) Mathematics
7 36 (4.25%) Data Structures
8 33 (3.89%) Algorithms
8 33 (3.89%) Computer Science
9 29 (3.42%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.71%) Economics
11 16 (1.89%) User Experience
12 14 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
13 13 (1.53%) Data Extraction
14 12 (1.42%) Mainframe
14 12 (1.42%) Market Risk
15 11 (1.30%) Physics
16 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Licensing
17 6 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
18 5 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 96 (11.32%) Unix
2 51 (6.01%) Linux
3 42 (4.95%) Windows
4 16 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.47%) AIX
7 4 (0.47%) CentOS
7 4 (0.47%) Debian
7 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.35%) Android
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (32.78%) Analytics
2 192 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
3 135 (15.92%) Data Modelling
4 111 (13.09%) Data Analysis
5 100 (11.79%) ETL
6 87 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (8.73%) Data Management
8 63 (7.43%) Open Source
8 63 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (7.31%) Data Architecture
10 60 (7.08%) Data Visualisation
11 54 (6.37%) Validation
12 50 (5.90%) CRM
12 50 (5.90%) Migration
13 46 (5.42%) Data Analytics
14 42 (4.95%) Machine Learning
15 41 (4.83%) Project Management
16 39 (4.60%) Statistical Modelling
17 36 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
18 32 (3.77%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 418 (49.29%) SQL
2 142 (16.75%) R
3 109 (12.85%) Python
4 72 (8.49%) Java
5 70 (8.25%) VBA
6 54 (6.37%) Shell Script
7 42 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 40 (4.72%) MATLAB
9 39 (4.60%) C++
10 34 (4.01%) JavaScript
11 31 (3.66%) SAS Macro
12 22 (2.59%) Ruby
13 21 (2.48%) C
14 20 (2.36%) PHP
15 19 (2.24%) T-SQL
16 18 (2.12%) Perl
17 16 (1.89%) C#
18 13 (1.53%) Scala
19 9 (1.06%) Objective-C
19 9 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (11.79%) Degree
2 33 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.71%) SAS Certification
4 20 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.89%) PhD
6 9 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.06%) ISEB
7 7 (0.83%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.47%) HNC
9 4 (0.47%) HND
10 3 (0.35%) CCNA
10 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) CLAS
11 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.24%) MCSA
12 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.02%) Data Quality
2 35 (4.13%) QA
3 6 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.47%) CDISC
5 3 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.35%) FINREP
5 3 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) Basel II
6 2 (0.24%) Basel III
6 2 (0.24%) GCP
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) COREP
7 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 12 (1.42%) Apache Flume
1 12 (1.42%) HDFS
2 10 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.59%) Squid
5 3 (0.35%) Dovecot
5 3 (0.35%) iptables
5 3 (0.35%) KVM
5 3 (0.35%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Ceph
6 1 (0.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (1.06%) Control-M
1 9 (1.06%) Puppet
2 7 (0.83%) vMotion
3 5 (0.59%) Oozie
4 3 (0.35%) Cacti
4 3 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.35%) Nagios
4 3 (0.35%) Nessus
4 3 (0.35%) OpenNebula
4 3 (0.35%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) SCCM
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 157 (18.51%) Oracle
2 86 (10.14%) Tableau
3 74 (8.73%) Informatica
4 70 (8.25%) Microsoft
5 63 (7.43%) Teradata
6 33 (3.89%) VMware
7 32 (3.77%) CA
8 24 (2.83%) Cloudera
8 24 (2.83%) SAP
9 22 (2.59%) HP
10 18 (2.12%) Platfora
11 17 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
12 16 (1.89%) Cognos
13 14 (1.65%) Google
14 13 (1.53%) IBM
15 11 (1.30%) Cisco
16 10 (1.18%) Apple
16 10 (1.18%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.18%) Hortonworks
17 9 (1.06%) Netezza
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Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
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Guildford, Surrey
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East London
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London
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
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London
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London
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London
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