The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 181 186 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing SAS 270 286 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 6.31% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 171 211
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £59.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.53% +197.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
SAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4522 4529 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.63% 17.97% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2949 2947 3074
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 115 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £59.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the London region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in London

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the London region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SAS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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
City of London +20 69 £416 -2.97% 57
Bromley 0 1 £325 - 2
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 222 (45.40%) SQL
2 189 (38.65%) Analytics
3 127 (25.97%) Finance
4 117 (23.93%) Business Intelligence
5 106 (21.68%) Base SAS
6 94 (19.22%) Marketing
7 89 (18.20%) Oracle
8 88 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (15.13%) Banking
9 74 (15.13%) Retail
10 72 (14.72%) Data Analysis
11 68 (13.91%) ETL
12 66 (13.50%) Data Mining
12 66 (13.50%) SPSS
13 64 (13.09%) Hadoop
14 62 (12.68%) SQL Server
15 53 (10.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 50 (10.22%) Degree
17 48 (9.82%) Tableau
18 47 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 46 (9.41%) R
20 45 (9.20%) Mathematics
21 44 (9.00%) QlikView
21 44 (9.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
22 43 (8.79%) Data Modelling
23 42 (8.59%) Data Management
23 42 (8.59%) Big Data
24 38 (7.77%) Statistics
25 36 (7.36%) Visualisation
25 36 (7.36%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (1.43%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.41%) CICS
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 66 (13.50%) SPSS
2 36 (7.36%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.86%) MS Office
4 12 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.23%) Mathematica
6 5 (1.02%) FastStats
7 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.61%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.61%) Stata
9 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.89%) Oracle Retail
2 17 (3.48%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.02%) BASE24
4 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) LAN
3 2 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (21.68%) Base SAS
2 88 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (13.50%) Data Mining
4 64 (13.09%) Hadoop
5 62 (12.68%) SQL Server
6 53 (10.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 44 (9.00%) QlikView
7 44 (9.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 42 (8.59%) Big Data
9 30 (6.13%) Relational Database
10 27 (5.52%) DB2
11 20 (4.09%) Spotfire
12 18 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (3.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 12 (2.45%) OLAP
15 11 (2.25%) Apache Hive
16 10 (2.04%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
18 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 5 (1.02%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Maven
2 8 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.61%) ProC
6 2 (0.41%) ChangeMan
6 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.20%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) Toad
7 1 (0.20%) JUnit
7 1 (0.20%) ERwin
General
1 127 (25.97%) Finance
2 94 (19.22%) Marketing
3 74 (15.13%) Banking
3 74 (15.13%) Retail
4 20 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.84%) Advertising
7 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.02%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.82%) Electronics
9 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Front Office
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 183 (37.42%) Analyst
2 120 (24.54%) Developer
3 82 (16.77%) SAS Developer
4 74 (15.13%) Data Analyst
5 47 (9.61%) SAS Analyst
6 36 (7.36%) Consultant
7 33 (6.75%) Programmer
8 30 (6.13%) SAS Programmer
9 27 (5.52%) Insight Analyst
9 27 (5.52%) SQL Developer
10 24 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (4.50%) Architect
11 22 (4.50%) Business Analyst
12 19 (3.89%) Administrator
13 18 (3.68%) SAS Administrator
14 15 (3.07%) Project Manager
14 15 (3.07%) Data Scientist
15 14 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
16 13 (2.66%) PL/SQL Developer
17 12 (2.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.64%) .NET
2 7 (1.43%) HTML
3 5 (1.02%) HTML5
3 5 (1.02%) Middleware
4 4 (0.82%) Web Services
4 4 (0.82%) XML
5 3 (0.61%) REST
6 2 (0.41%) Kafka
6 2 (0.41%) MDX
6 2 (0.41%) ISPF
7 1 (0.20%) jQuery
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.20%) XSD
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) FpML
7 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.20%) Mathematics
2 38 (7.77%) Statistics
3 36 (7.36%) Visualisation
4 33 (6.75%) Data Integration
5 14 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.66%) Mainframe
7 12 (2.45%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.84%) Economics
9 8 (1.64%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.23%) NHS
10 6 (1.23%) FMCG
11 5 (1.02%) EMV
11 5 (1.02%) Clustering
11 5 (1.02%) APACS
11 5 (1.02%) Tandem
11 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.82%) DTV
13 3 (0.61%) Physics
13 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.95%) Linux
2 24 (4.91%) UNIX
3 3 (0.61%) Windows
3 3 (0.61%) AIX
4 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.41%) zOS
4 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (38.65%) Analytics
2 117 (23.93%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (14.72%) Data Analysis
4 68 (13.91%) ETL
5 47 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (8.79%) Data Modelling
7 42 (8.59%) Data Management
8 33 (6.75%) Statistical Modelling
9 30 (6.13%) Business Analysis
10 29 (5.93%) Project Management
10 29 (5.93%) Data Analytics
10 29 (5.93%) Predictive Modelling
11 27 (5.52%) Customer Insight
12 20 (4.09%) Migration
13 19 (3.89%) Statistical Analysis
13 19 (3.89%) Data Architecture
14 18 (3.68%) Visual Analytics
15 16 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (2.86%) Direct Marketing
16 14 (2.86%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 222 (45.40%) SQL
2 46 (9.41%) R
3 33 (6.75%) VBA
4 31 (6.34%) SAS Macro
5 22 (4.50%) Java
6 20 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.27%) MATLAB
8 12 (2.45%) Python
9 9 (1.84%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.23%) C++
10 6 (1.23%) C
11 5 (1.02%) VB
12 3 (0.61%) Ruby
12 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.61%) PROC SQL
13 2 (0.41%) REXX
14 1 (0.20%) Scala
14 1 (0.20%) ABAP
14 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (10.22%) Degree
2 9 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.02%) PhD
4 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.82%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) FATCA
4 2 (0.41%) CDISC
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.61%) Cronacle
2 3 (0.61%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.41%) RACF
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.84%) Hyperic
1 9 (1.84%) Ganglia
1 9 (1.84%) Nagios
2 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.20%) Oozie
3 1 (0.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 89 (18.20%) Oracle
2 48 (9.82%) Tableau
3 36 (7.36%) SAP
4 30 (6.13%) Microsoft
5 24 (4.91%) Teradata
6 20 (4.09%) Business Objects
7 19 (3.89%) JDA
8 17 (3.48%) Omniture
8 17 (3.48%) Google
8 17 (3.48%) Informatica
9 13 (2.66%) Cognos
10 12 (2.45%) Ab Initio
11 11 (2.25%) IBM
12 10 (2.04%) DataFlux
13 9 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (1.64%) Talend
14 8 (1.64%) Palantir
15 7 (1.43%) TSYS
16 5 (1.02%) Facebook
16 5 (1.02%) Twitter
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gibbs S3
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Romford, Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago