The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 309 236 220
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 127 215 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.02% 5.64% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 153 166
Median daily rate £467 £435 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £330 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.03 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £34.74
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +72.69%
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
4206 3813 4249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.41% 16.78% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2910 2567 3008
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+21.65% -9.70%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the London region over the 3 months to 2 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
City of London -21 21 £425 -1.44% 13
Canary Wharf +2 1 £475 -17.39%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 148 (46.39%) Analytics
2 139 (43.57%) SQL
3 117 (36.68%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (33.54%) Finance
5 79 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (22.88%) Banking
7 70 (21.94%) R
8 67 (21.00%) Marketing
9 61 (19.12%) Degree
10 56 (17.55%) Big Data
10 56 (17.55%) Hadoop
10 56 (17.55%) Python
11 55 (17.24%) Statistics
12 54 (16.93%) Credit Risk
13 53 (16.61%) Retail
14 48 (15.05%) Data Modelling
15 47 (14.73%) ETL
16 46 (14.42%) Base SAS
17 44 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (13.79%) Mathematics
18 43 (13.48%) SPSS
19 39 (12.23%) Data Analysis
20 35 (10.97%) Visualisation
20 35 (10.97%) Tableau
21 32 (10.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
22 31 (9.72%) Web Analytics
22 31 (9.72%) VBA
23 30 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
24 28 (8.78%) Data Analytics
25 27 (8.46%) Predictive Modelling

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (7.21%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.08%) Apache
3 9 (2.82%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.63%) JBoss
4 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) FileNet
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (13.48%) SPSS
2 22 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.13%) MS Office
4 7 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.94%) Stata
6 2 (0.63%) EViews
7 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.94%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.94%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) FastStats
4 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.94%) PaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.63%) Flurry Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) DMS-100
1 3 (0.94%) DPNSS
1 3 (0.94%) Q.931
2 2 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.63%) iSCSI
2 2 (0.63%) Network Security
2 2 (0.63%) SAN
2 2 (0.63%) Skype
2 2 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.31%) DHCP
3 1 (0.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.31%) LDAP
3 1 (0.31%) MRTG
3 1 (0.31%) PABX
3 1 (0.31%) PSTN
3 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.55%) Big Data
1 56 (17.55%) Hadoop
2 46 (14.42%) Base SAS
3 44 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (10.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 26 (8.15%) Apache Hive
6 25 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 19 (5.96%) Data Mining
8 18 (5.64%) QlikView
8 18 (5.64%) SAS EBI
9 14 (4.39%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.08%) Data Lake
11 11 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 10 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (3.13%) NoSQL
12 10 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 9 (2.82%) Pentaho
14 8 (2.51%) Impala
14 8 (2.51%) SAP HANA
14 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) Toad
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (33.54%) Finance
2 73 (22.88%) Banking
3 67 (21.00%) Marketing
4 53 (16.61%) Retail
5 16 (5.02%) Retail Banking
6 14 (4.39%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.82%) Legal
7 9 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.57%) International Banking
9 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.94%) Games
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (40.44%) Analyst
2 56 (17.55%) Developer
3 50 (15.67%) Data Analyst
4 45 (14.11%) SAS Analyst
5 36 (11.29%) SAS Developer
6 28 (8.78%) Insight Analyst
7 27 (8.46%) Data Scientist
8 17 (5.33%) Consultant
9 16 (5.02%) Architect
9 16 (5.02%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (4.39%) Risk Analyst
10 14 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.76%) SAS Data Analyst
12 11 (3.45%) Customer Analyst
12 11 (3.45%) SAS Consultant
13 10 (3.13%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.13%) SQL Data Analyst
14 9 (2.82%) Credit Analyst
14 9 (2.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 8 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.88%) Kafka
2 5 (1.57%) D3.js
3 4 (1.25%) HTML
3 4 (1.25%) Pandas
3 4 (1.25%) XML
4 3 (0.94%) NumPy
4 3 (0.94%) scikit-learn
4 3 (0.94%) Web Services
5 2 (0.63%) MLlib
5 2 (0.63%) REST
5 2 (0.63%) SciPy
6 1 (0.31%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) Cascading
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) JMS
6 1 (0.31%) jQuery
6 1 (0.31%) JSON
6 1 (0.31%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 117 (36.68%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (17.24%) Statistics
3 54 (16.93%) Credit Risk
4 44 (13.79%) Mathematics
5 35 (10.97%) Visualisation
6 25 (7.84%) Computer Science
7 19 (5.96%) Data Integration
8 14 (4.39%) Economics
9 12 (3.76%) User Experience
10 10 (3.13%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.82%) Physics
12 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.88%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.57%) Data Extraction
15 4 (1.25%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.94%) Data Conversion
16 3 (0.94%) Derivative
16 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
16 3 (0.94%) Equities
16 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.76%) Linux
2 8 (2.51%) Unix
3 3 (0.94%) Android
3 3 (0.94%) Windows
4 2 (0.63%) AIX
4 2 (0.63%) Debian
4 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
4 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (46.39%) Analytics
2 79 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (15.05%) Data Modelling
4 47 (14.73%) ETL
5 39 (12.23%) Data Analysis
6 31 (9.72%) Web Analytics
7 30 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (8.78%) Data Analytics
9 27 (8.46%) Predictive Modelling
9 27 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (7.84%) Customer Insight
11 22 (6.90%) CRM
11 22 (6.90%) Data Management
11 22 (6.90%) Project Management
12 19 (5.96%) Machine Learning
13 18 (5.64%) Data Visualisation
13 18 (5.64%) Open Source
13 18 (5.64%) Statistical Analysis
13 18 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (5.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 139 (43.57%) SQL
2 70 (21.94%) R
3 56 (17.55%) Python
4 31 (9.72%) VBA
5 23 (7.21%) Java
6 15 (4.70%) SAS Macro
7 12 (3.76%) C++
7 12 (3.76%) MATLAB
8 11 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.82%) C
9 9 (2.82%) C#
10 7 (2.19%) PHP
11 5 (1.57%) Scala
12 4 (1.25%) Perl
13 3 (0.94%) Go
13 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.63%) Ruby
14 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (19.12%) Degree
2 7 (2.19%) SAS Certification
2 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.88%) PhD
4 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) CBAP
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) CLAS
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.39%) QA
2 12 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.25%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.63%) Basel II
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) HDFS
2 4 (1.25%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) Ceph
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.31%) iptables
4 1 (0.31%) KVM
4 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.31%) Squid
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.31%) Cacti
4 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) RANCID
Vendors
1 35 (10.97%) Tableau
2 26 (8.15%) Oracle
3 20 (6.27%) Teradata
4 19 (5.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.33%) SAP
6 15 (4.70%) Adobe
6 15 (4.70%) Cognos
7 13 (4.08%) Google
8 11 (3.45%) Informatica
9 9 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (2.19%) Netezza
11 6 (1.88%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.88%) IBM
12 5 (1.57%) Ab Initio
13 4 (1.25%) Omniture
13 4 (1.25%) Optimizely
14 3 (0.94%) Actimize
14 3 (0.94%) Coremetrics
14 3 (0.94%) DoubleClick
14 3 (0.94%) HP
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