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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 197 202 159
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Contract jobs citing SAS 232 218 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.96% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 5.28% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 136 170
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £594 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
- +98.89%
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
4249 4126 3921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.23% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2869 2495
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 60 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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 +3 56 £425 -5.55% 35
Bromley -7 4 £575 +76.92%
Croydon - 3 £330 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
Uxbridge +2 1 £225 -40.00%
Canary Wharf -14 1 £400 -5.88%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 168 (38.53%) SQL
2 153 (35.09%) Analytics
3 136 (31.19%) Finance
4 101 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (22.71%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (18.58%) Banking
7 80 (18.35%) Base SAS
8 76 (17.43%) Marketing
9 73 (16.74%) Oracle
10 71 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (14.91%) Data Analysis
12 63 (14.45%) ETL
13 57 (13.07%) Data Modelling
13 57 (13.07%) Degree
14 50 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (11.47%) Hadoop
15 45 (10.32%) R
16 43 (9.86%) Credit Risk
16 43 (9.86%) Project Management
17 42 (9.63%) Statistics
17 42 (9.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 41 (9.40%) SPSS
19 39 (8.94%) Java
20 38 (8.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 38 (8.72%) Big Data
21 37 (8.49%) Mathematics
21 37 (8.49%) VBA
22 36 (8.26%) SQL Server
23 35 (8.03%) Business Objects
23 35 (8.03%) Data Mining

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (3.67%) Apache Pig
2 10 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (2.29%) CICS
3 8 (1.83%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.92%) Confluence
6 4 (0.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (9.40%) SPSS
2 30 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.67%) MS Office
3 16 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.06%) Shockwave
5 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.69%) MS Project
6 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Unica
2 5 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.92%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.46%) BASE24
4 2 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.23%) HFM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.29%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.38%) SNA
2 1 (0.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.35%) Base SAS
2 71 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (11.47%) Hadoop
4 42 (9.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 38 (8.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 38 (8.72%) Big Data
6 36 (8.26%) SQL Server
7 35 (8.03%) Data Mining
8 32 (7.34%) QlikView
9 23 (5.28%) Apache Hive
10 16 (3.67%) DB2
11 13 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (2.98%) Sqoop
11 13 (2.98%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.52%) OLAP
12 11 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.06%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) CA Gen
2 4 (0.92%) ProC
3 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.69%) JIRA
4 2 (0.46%) Grunt
4 2 (0.46%) ERwin
5 1 (0.23%) NUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.23%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 136 (31.19%) Finance
2 81 (18.58%) Banking
3 76 (17.43%) Marketing
4 31 (7.11%) Retail
5 21 (4.82%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.98%) Advertising
8 11 (2.52%) Games
9 8 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.61%) Publishing
11 5 (1.15%) Interactive Media
12 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.46%) Back Office
14 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.46%) Law
15 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.23%) Legal
15 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 161 (36.93%) Analyst
2 95 (21.79%) Developer
3 54 (12.39%) SAS Developer
3 54 (12.39%) Data Analyst
4 38 (8.72%) SAS Analyst
5 32 (7.34%) Programmer
6 29 (6.65%) Consultant
7 28 (6.42%) Business Analyst
8 26 (5.96%) Data Scientist
9 22 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (5.05%) Insight Analyst
10 19 (4.36%) Administrator
11 18 (4.13%) SAS Administrator
11 18 (4.13%) SAS Consultant
12 16 (3.67%) Architect
13 13 (2.98%) Technical Leader
13 13 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (2.75%) Hadoop Developer
15 11 (2.52%) SQL Developer
15 11 (2.52%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.36%) HTML
2 15 (3.44%) HTML5
3 14 (3.21%) Web Services
4 9 (2.06%) J2EE
4 9 (2.06%) Flash
5 7 (1.61%) Middleware
6 3 (0.69%) SciPy
6 3 (0.69%) NumPy
6 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.46%) GraphX
7 2 (0.46%) LESS
7 2 (0.46%) CSS3
7 2 (0.46%) D3.js
7 2 (0.46%) Lucene
7 2 (0.46%) EDI
7 2 (0.46%) XML
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
7 2 (0.46%) .NET
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 101 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.86%) Credit Risk
3 42 (9.63%) Statistics
4 37 (8.49%) Mathematics
5 32 (7.34%) Computer Science
6 25 (5.73%) Visualisation
7 19 (4.36%) Data Integration
8 12 (2.75%) Open Source
9 9 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.06%) Flash Games
10 8 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.61%) Social Media
11 7 (1.61%) Physics
11 7 (1.61%) FMCG
12 5 (1.15%) Social Network
12 5 (1.15%) User Experience
13 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.92%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.92%) Economics
13 4 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.11%) UNIX
2 20 (4.59%) Windows
3 12 (2.75%) Linux
4 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.46%) AIX
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (35.09%) Analytics
2 99 (22.71%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (14.91%) Data Analysis
4 63 (14.45%) ETL
5 57 (13.07%) Data Modelling
6 50 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (9.86%) Project Management
8 35 (8.03%) Statistical Analysis
9 27 (6.19%) Data Management
10 26 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (5.73%) Statistical Modelling
12 22 (5.05%) CRM
12 22 (5.05%) Business Analysis
13 21 (4.82%) Migration
13 21 (4.82%) Mentoring
14 20 (4.59%) Propensity Modelling
15 19 (4.36%) Predictive Modelling
15 19 (4.36%) Customer Insight
16 17 (3.90%) Data Architecture
17 14 (3.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.53%) SQL
2 45 (10.32%) R
3 39 (8.94%) Java
4 37 (8.49%) VBA
5 32 (7.34%) Python
6 29 (6.65%) PL/SQL
7 23 (5.28%) MATLAB
8 18 (4.13%) SAS Macro
9 14 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.29%) Assembly Language
10 10 (2.29%) COBOL
11 8 (1.83%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.38%) Perl
13 5 (1.15%) VB
13 5 (1.15%) Ruby
14 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.92%) Clojure
14 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.69%) C++
15 3 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (13.07%) Degree
2 18 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.67%) SAS Certification
4 8 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.38%) PhD
6 2 (0.46%) PMP
6 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.21%) QA
2 7 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.92%) Basel II
4 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.69%) Basel III
4 3 (0.69%) CDISC
4 3 (0.69%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.46%) GCP
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.23%) COREP
6 1 (0.23%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (2.98%) Apache Flume
1 13 (2.98%) HDFS
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Graphite
2 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Oozie
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (16.74%) Oracle
2 35 (8.03%) Business Objects
3 33 (7.57%) Teradata
4 31 (7.11%) Cognos
4 31 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 28 (6.42%) Tableau
6 17 (3.90%) Informatica
7 14 (3.21%) SAP
8 13 (2.98%) Adobe
9 11 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.29%) Ab Initio
11 9 (2.06%) Pega
12 8 (1.83%) DataFlux
12 8 (1.83%) IBM
13 7 (1.61%) Google
13 7 (1.61%) Greenplum
14 5 (1.15%) webMethods
14 5 (1.15%) BEA
14 5 (1.15%) Mantas
14 5 (1.15%) Actimize
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
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London
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Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City of London
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City, London
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