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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / England
Rank 321 247 195
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -52
Contract jobs citing SAS 257 422 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.91% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.58% 5.40% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 312 416
Median daily rate £430 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £47.50
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
7183 7809 8106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.32% 16.79% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 4970 5181
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 219 289
Median hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -49 109 £450 - 56
South East -17 45 £345 -25.60% 14
Yorkshire -45 24 £438 +2.94% 13
North West -6 22 £375 -6.25% 8
South West +8 18 £415 -7.77% 3
North East -13 11 £523 -24.00% 1
East Midlands +6 10 £550 +22.22% 2
West Midlands -6 8 £413 +9.63% 11
East of England - 8 £430 - 2
Midlands 0 1 - - 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 272 (44.01%) SQL
2 235 (38.03%) Analytics
3 230 (37.22%) Finance
4 214 (34.63%) Analytical Skills
5 156 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (17.96%) Big Data
7 107 (17.31%) Banking
8 96 (15.53%) Marketing
9 95 (15.37%) Python
9 95 (15.37%) Hadoop
10 89 (14.40%) R
11 86 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
11 86 (13.92%) Data Modelling
12 85 (13.75%) Degree
13 83 (13.43%) ETL
14 82 (13.27%) Data Analysis
15 80 (12.94%) SQL Server
16 78 (12.62%) Credit Risk
17 76 (12.30%) Statistics
18 73 (11.81%) Retail
19 71 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
19 71 (11.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 70 (11.33%) Base SAS
20 70 (11.33%) SPSS
21 66 (10.68%) Oracle
22 60 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
23 56 (9.06%) Data Management
23 56 (9.06%) Tableau
24 55 (8.90%) Mathematics
24 55 (8.90%) Microsoft

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 43 (6.96%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.56%) Apache
3 9 (1.46%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.29%) Apache Pig
4 8 (1.29%) ArcGIS
5 7 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.97%) Confluence
6 6 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.32%) IIS
9 2 (0.32%) Jetty
9 2 (0.32%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.32%) nginx
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 70 (11.33%) SPSS
2 41 (6.63%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.91%) MS Office
5 15 (2.43%) Stata
6 6 (0.97%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.32%) EViews
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project
9 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (0.97%) FastStats
2 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.81%) Unica
3 3 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.49%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.78%) PaaS
3 10 (1.62%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (1.62%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.62%) IaaS
3 10 (1.62%) SaaS
4 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) Veeva
7 2 (0.32%) Flurry Analytics
7 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Route 53
8 1 (0.16%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.78%) iSCSI
2 10 (1.62%) DHCP
2 10 (1.62%) DNS
2 10 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (1.46%) HTTP
4 8 (1.29%) SMTP
5 7 (1.13%) FTP
5 7 (1.13%) IMAP
5 7 (1.13%) MRTG
6 5 (0.81%) LDAP
7 4 (0.65%) Firewall
7 4 (0.65%) Internet
7 4 (0.65%) SSL
8 3 (0.49%) DMS-100
8 3 (0.49%) DPNSS
8 3 (0.49%) Network Security
8 3 (0.49%) Q.931
9 2 (0.32%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.32%) MPLS
9 2 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (17.96%) Big Data
2 95 (15.37%) Hadoop
3 86 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
4 80 (12.94%) SQL Server
5 71 (11.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 70 (11.33%) Base SAS
7 40 (6.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 38 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (5.99%) Relational Database
10 36 (5.83%) Apache Hive
10 36 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
11 35 (5.66%) QlikView
12 28 (4.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 27 (4.37%) SAS EBI
14 24 (3.88%) Data Mining
15 23 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (2.91%) Data Lake
18 15 (2.43%) OLAP
19 13 (2.10%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (2.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.46%) JIRA
3 5 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.65%) Subversion
4 4 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.49%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.32%) Gradle
6 2 (0.32%) Maven
6 2 (0.32%) Selenium
6 2 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.32%) WATIR
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.16%) ERwin
7 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.16%) ProC
7 1 (0.16%) Sahi
7 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 230 (37.22%) Finance
2 107 (17.31%) Banking
3 96 (15.53%) Marketing
4 73 (11.81%) Retail
5 27 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.27%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.46%) Legal
9 8 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.97%) Advertising
11 5 (0.81%) International Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.65%) Games
13 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 3 (0.49%) Electronics
13 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 229 (37.06%) Analyst
2 123 (19.90%) Developer
3 91 (14.72%) Data Analyst
4 70 (11.33%) SAS Developer
5 61 (9.87%) SAS Analyst
6 39 (6.31%) Consultant
7 38 (6.15%) Data Scientist
8 35 (5.66%) Insight Analyst
9 30 (4.85%) Architect
10 29 (4.69%) Administrator
11 21 (3.40%) SAS Administrator
11 21 (3.40%) SQL Analyst
12 20 (3.24%) SAS Data Analyst
13 19 (3.07%) SAS Consultant
14 18 (2.91%) Business Analyst
14 18 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 17 (2.75%) SQL Developer
16 16 (2.59%) Customer Analyst
17 14 (2.27%) CRM Analyst
17 14 (2.27%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.85%) XML
2 22 (3.56%) .NET
3 12 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.97%) HTML
5 5 (0.81%) Web Services
6 4 (0.65%) Kafka
6 4 (0.65%) Middleware
6 4 (0.65%) REST
7 3 (0.49%) CSS
7 3 (0.49%) D3.js
7 3 (0.49%) NumPy
7 3 (0.49%) Pandas
8 2 (0.32%) Ajax
8 2 (0.32%) COM+
8 2 (0.32%) CSS3
8 2 (0.32%) HTML5
8 2 (0.32%) J2EE
8 2 (0.32%) JSON
8 2 (0.32%) scikit-learn
8 2 (0.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 214 (34.63%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (12.62%) Credit Risk
3 76 (12.30%) Statistics
4 55 (8.90%) Mathematics
5 46 (7.44%) Visualisation
6 27 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 27 (4.37%) Data Integration
7 17 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 14 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 13 (2.10%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.94%) User Experience
11 10 (1.62%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.62%) Economics
12 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.13%) Physics
14 6 (0.97%) FMCG
15 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.93%) Linux
1 49 (7.93%) Unix
2 21 (3.40%) Windows
3 10 (1.62%) Debian
3 10 (1.62%) Ubuntu
4 9 (1.46%) CentOS
4 9 (1.46%) Solaris
5 8 (1.29%) AIX
6 5 (0.81%) MVS
7 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.32%) Android
8 2 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) VME
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (38.03%) Analytics
2 156 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (13.92%) Data Modelling
4 83 (13.43%) ETL
5 82 (13.27%) Data Analysis
6 71 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (9.06%) Data Management
9 50 (8.09%) Web Analytics
10 48 (7.77%) Data Analytics
11 38 (6.15%) Migration
12 33 (5.34%) Project Management
13 32 (5.18%) Customer Insight
14 31 (5.02%) Open Source
15 30 (4.85%) CRM
15 30 (4.85%) ITIL
16 27 (4.37%) Machine Learning
17 26 (4.21%) Statistical Modelling
17 26 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
18 25 (4.05%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 272 (44.01%) SQL
2 95 (15.37%) Python
3 89 (14.40%) R
4 38 (6.15%) VBA
5 31 (5.02%) Java
6 20 (3.24%) C++
7 19 (3.07%) C
8 18 (2.91%) C#
9 16 (2.59%) MATLAB
9 16 (2.59%) Perl
9 16 (2.59%) SAS Macro
10 15 (2.43%) JavaScript
11 13 (2.10%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.78%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.62%) PHP
14 8 (1.29%) Scala
15 7 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.13%) Korn
16 6 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (13.75%) Degree
2 26 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.43%) SAS Certification
4 12 (1.94%) ISEB
5 11 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.46%) Postgraduate
7 8 (1.29%) PhD
8 7 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) HNC
10 4 (0.65%) HND
11 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.32%) MCAD
12 2 (0.32%) MCSD
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.16%) CCNP
13 1 (0.16%) CISSP
13 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.12%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.07%) QA
3 9 (1.46%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.65%) Basel II
5 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.32%) GCP
7 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) CDISC
8 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.29%) KVM
3 7 (1.13%) Dovecot
3 7 (1.13%) iptables
3 7 (1.13%) Sendmail
3 7 (1.13%) Squid
4 6 (0.97%) HDFS
5 5 (0.81%) Ceph
6 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (2.27%) Puppet
2 8 (1.29%) Nagios
3 7 (1.13%) Cacti
3 7 (1.13%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.81%) Ansible
4 5 (0.81%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.32%) RANCID
7 2 (0.32%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.16%) Oozie
8 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.16%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 66 (10.68%) Oracle
2 56 (9.06%) Tableau
3 55 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 50 (8.09%) Teradata
5 34 (5.50%) SAP
6 23 (3.72%) MicroStrategy
7 22 (3.56%) Cognos
8 19 (3.07%) Informatica
9 17 (2.75%) Adobe
10 15 (2.43%) Google
10 15 (2.43%) IBM
11 14 (2.27%) Netezza
12 11 (1.78%) Ab Initio
12 11 (1.78%) VMware
13 10 (1.62%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.13%) Optimizely
15 6 (0.97%) Alterian
15 6 (0.97%) Cisco
15 6 (0.97%) ILOG
15 6 (0.97%) Omniture
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
UST Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: 350 GBP Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago