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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / England
Rank 307 256 214
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -42
Contract jobs citing SAS 298 435 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.91% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.01% 5.45% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 325 403
Median daily rate £438 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
7423 7987 8438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.72% 16.75% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4868 5138 5217
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 221 296
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -17 136 £456 -4.10% 51
South East -22 46 £414 -12.89% 12
South West +26 30 £430 +4.24% 4
North West 0 24 £365 -8.75% 12
Yorkshire -23 23 £448 +5.29% 15
West Midlands +7 15 £413 -17.50% 6
East Midlands +8 14 £444 -1.38% 9
East of England +11 9 £430 - 9
Midlands 0 1 - -
North East -22 1 - - 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 258 (42.64%) SQL
2 233 (38.51%) Analytics
3 217 (35.87%) Finance
4 198 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
5 160 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
6 114 (18.84%) Hadoop
7 113 (18.68%) Big Data
8 110 (18.18%) Banking
9 108 (17.85%) Python
10 106 (17.52%) R
11 101 (16.69%) ETL
12 83 (13.72%) Microsoft
12 83 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
12 83 (13.72%) Data Analysis
13 82 (13.55%) Data Modelling
14 80 (13.22%) SQL Server
15 79 (13.06%) Marketing
16 74 (12.23%) Mathematics
16 74 (12.23%) Credit Risk
17 71 (11.74%) Oracle
18 70 (11.57%) Degree
18 70 (11.57%) Retail
19 69 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 68 (11.24%) SPSS
21 66 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
22 64 (10.58%) Statistics
23 61 (10.08%) Data Management
23 61 (10.08%) MS Excel
24 59 (9.75%) Base SAS
25 58 (9.59%) Data Analytics

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 49 (8.10%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.81%) Apache
3 15 (2.48%) Apache Pig
4 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.49%) ArcGIS
6 6 (0.99%) Confluence
6 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.50%) Drupal
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.33%) IIS
9 2 (0.33%) Jetty
9 2 (0.33%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.33%) nginx
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (11.24%) SPSS
2 61 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.46%) MS Office
4 26 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.15%) Stata
6 6 (0.99%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.50%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.33%) EViews
9 2 (0.33%) MS Project
10 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) FastStats
2 4 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.66%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.50%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.50%) Unica
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.48%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.65%) IaaS
4 10 (1.65%) PaaS
4 10 (1.65%) SaaS
5 7 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.50%) Route 53
8 3 (0.50%) Veeva
8 3 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.33%) Flurry Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.16%) DHCP
1 7 (1.16%) DNS
1 7 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (1.16%) iSCSI
1 7 (1.16%) SMTP
2 6 (0.99%) HTTP
2 6 (0.99%) SSL
3 5 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (0.83%) FTP
3 5 (0.83%) Internet
4 4 (0.66%) Firewall
4 4 (0.66%) IMAP
4 4 (0.66%) MRTG
5 3 (0.50%) DMS-100
5 3 (0.50%) DPNSS
5 3 (0.50%) LDAP
5 3 (0.50%) Q.931
6 2 (0.33%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (18.84%) Hadoop
2 113 (18.68%) Big Data
3 83 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
4 80 (13.22%) SQL Server
5 66 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 59 (9.75%) Base SAS
7 44 (7.27%) Apache Hive
8 42 (6.94%) QlikView
9 41 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (6.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 35 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (5.62%) Relational Database
13 32 (5.29%) SAS EBI
14 29 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (4.63%) Data Mining
15 28 (4.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
16 27 (4.46%) Power BI
17 24 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (2.98%) Data Lake
19 17 (2.81%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 13 (2.15%) JIRA
2 10 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.50%) GitLab
6 3 (0.50%) Subversion
6 3 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.50%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.33%) ERwin
7 2 (0.33%) Gradle
7 2 (0.33%) Maven
7 2 (0.33%) ProC
7 2 (0.33%) Selenium
7 2 (0.33%) WATIR
8 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 217 (35.87%) Finance
2 110 (18.18%) Banking
3 79 (13.06%) Marketing
4 70 (11.57%) Retail
5 24 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.15%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.65%) Publishing
8 9 (1.49%) Advertising
8 9 (1.49%) Legal
8 9 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.66%) Games
9 4 (0.66%) International Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 213 (35.21%) Analyst
2 119 (19.67%) Developer
3 83 (13.72%) Data Analyst
4 60 (9.92%) SAS Developer
5 53 (8.76%) SAS Analyst
6 47 (7.77%) Data Scientist
7 39 (6.45%) Consultant
8 37 (6.12%) Architect
9 32 (5.29%) Administrator
10 25 (4.13%) Insight Analyst
11 23 (3.80%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (3.64%) SAS Administrator
13 18 (2.98%) SAS Consultant
14 17 (2.81%) SQL Analyst
15 16 (2.64%) SAS Data Analyst
15 16 (2.64%) SQL Developer
16 15 (2.48%) Customer Analyst
17 14 (2.31%) Big Data Analyst
18 12 (1.98%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.29%) XML
2 25 (4.13%) .NET
3 13 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.65%) Web Services
5 7 (1.16%) HTML
6 6 (0.99%) CSS
7 4 (0.66%) Kafka
7 4 (0.66%) REST
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Tez
8 3 (0.50%) D3.js
8 3 (0.50%) Flash
8 3 (0.50%) Middleware
8 3 (0.50%) NumPy
8 3 (0.50%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.33%) Ajax
9 2 (0.33%) COM+
9 2 (0.33%) HTML5
9 2 (0.33%) J2EE
9 2 (0.33%) JSON
9 2 (0.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 198 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (12.23%) Credit Risk
3 26 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.48%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.31%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.99%) Fintech
10 6 (0.99%) PKI
10 6 (0.99%) User Experience
10 6 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.83%) Life Science
12 4 (0.66%) FMCG
12 4 (0.66%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.50%) iPad
13 3 (0.50%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.26%) Linux
2 45 (7.44%) Unix
3 27 (4.46%) Windows
4 8 (1.32%) AIX
4 8 (1.32%) Solaris
5 7 (1.16%) CentOS
6 6 (0.99%) Debian
6 6 (0.99%) MVS
6 6 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) VME
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (38.51%) Analytics
2 160 (26.45%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (16.69%) ETL
4 83 (13.72%) Data Analysis
5 82 (13.55%) Data Modelling
6 74 (12.23%) Mathematics
7 69 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (10.58%) Statistics
9 61 (10.08%) Data Management
10 58 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (9.59%) Data Analytics
11 52 (8.60%) Visualisation
12 42 (6.94%) Migration
13 41 (6.78%) Web Analytics
14 35 (5.79%) Machine Learning
15 32 (5.29%) ITIL
16 31 (5.12%) Open Source
17 30 (4.96%) Data Visualisation
17 30 (4.96%) Statistical Analysis
18 28 (4.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 258 (42.64%) SQL
2 108 (17.85%) Python
3 106 (17.52%) R
4 36 (5.95%) Java
5 27 (4.46%) VBA
6 18 (2.98%) Scala
7 17 (2.81%) C#
8 15 (2.48%) C++
8 15 (2.48%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.48%) MATLAB
8 15 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.31%) Perl
10 13 (2.15%) C
10 13 (2.15%) SAS Macro
11 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.16%) PHP
13 5 (0.83%) VB
13 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (11.57%) Degree
2 29 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.31%) ISEB
3 14 (2.31%) SAS Certification
4 12 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.32%) Postgraduate
8 7 (1.16%) CCA
8 7 (1.16%) PhD
9 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) MCAD
11 2 (0.33%) MCSD
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
12 1 (0.17%) CCNP
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.77%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.64%) IFRS
3 21 (3.47%) IFRS 9
4 13 (2.15%) QA
5 8 (1.32%) SLA
6 6 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.83%) Basel II
8 4 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.66%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.50%) CDISC
9 3 (0.50%) GPG13
10 2 (0.33%) GCP
10 2 (0.33%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.99%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.99%) HDFS
3 5 (0.83%) KVM
4 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.66%) Ceph
4 4 (0.66%) Dovecot
4 4 (0.66%) iptables
4 4 (0.66%) Sendmail
4 4 (0.66%) Squid
4 4 (0.66%) vCloud
5 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.33%) Docker
5 2 (0.33%) Samba
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (1.98%) Puppet
2 5 (0.83%) Ansible
2 5 (0.83%) Nagios
3 4 (0.66%) Cacti
3 4 (0.66%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.66%) vRealize
4 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.50%) Rsyslog
5 2 (0.33%) Oozie
5 2 (0.33%) OpenNebula
5 2 (0.33%) RANCID
5 2 (0.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 83 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.74%) Oracle
3 56 (9.26%) Teradata
4 54 (8.93%) Tableau
5 27 (4.46%) SAP
6 25 (4.13%) Cognos
7 21 (3.47%) Informatica
8 20 (3.31%) Google
9 18 (2.98%) MicroStrategy
10 16 (2.64%) IBM
10 16 (2.64%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.48%) Adobe
12 13 (2.15%) Ab Initio
13 12 (1.98%) Netezza
13 12 (1.98%) RapidMiner
13 12 (1.98%) VMware
14 9 (1.49%) Cisco
15 8 (1.32%) HP
16 7 (1.16%) DataFlux
16 7 (1.16%) Optimizely
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