The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 185 178 170
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 268 287 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.18% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.07% 6.62% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 166 206
Average daily rate
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£425 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% -3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £397
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £59.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +195.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -8.16%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4412 4334 4637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.78% 17.85% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2898 2762 2974
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 140 164
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £14.01 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
England

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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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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 72 £420 +1.51% 51
Wimbledon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 226 (40.72%) SQL
2 225 (40.54%) Analytics
3 157 (28.29%) Business Intelligence
4 142 (25.59%) Finance
5 130 (23.42%) Base SAS
6 102 (18.38%) Marketing
7 100 (18.02%) Data Warehouse
8 94 (16.94%) Data Mining
9 90 (16.22%) Oracle
10 88 (15.86%) ETL
11 82 (14.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 75 (13.51%) Data Analysis
13 73 (13.15%) SPSS
13 73 (13.15%) Banking
13 73 (13.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 71 (12.79%) Hadoop
15 69 (12.43%) Retail
16 60 (10.81%) SQL Server
17 59 (10.63%) Degree
18 56 (10.09%) Mathematics
19 53 (9.55%) Statistics
20 51 (9.19%) R
21 50 (9.01%) Predictive Modelling
22 47 (8.47%) Tableau
23 46 (8.29%) Data Management
23 46 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
24 43 (7.75%) Data Modelling
24 43 (7.75%) Big Data
24 43 (7.75%) QlikView
25 40 (7.21%) Linux

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (1.98%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.36%) CICS
4 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 73 (13.15%) SPSS
2 39 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.06%) MS Office
5 6 (1.08%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.90%) Stata
7 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.54%) FastStats
8 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.36%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project
10 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.42%) Oracle Retail
2 17 (3.06%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.90%) BASE24
4 4 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.36%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.72%) Internet
1 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (0.54%) LDAP
3 2 (0.36%) LAN
3 2 (0.36%) NAS
3 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
4 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (23.42%) Base SAS
2 100 (18.02%) Data Warehouse
3 94 (16.94%) Data Mining
4 82 (14.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 73 (13.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 71 (12.79%) Hadoop
7 60 (10.81%) SQL Server
8 43 (7.75%) QlikView
8 43 (7.75%) Big Data
9 33 (5.95%) Relational Database
10 30 (5.41%) OLAP
11 28 (5.05%) DB2
12 20 (3.60%) Spotfire
13 18 (3.24%) Apache Hive
14 16 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (2.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
16 13 (2.34%) NoSQL
17 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database
18 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (1.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (1.44%) Maven
3 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.54%) ProC
6 2 (0.36%) ChangeMan
6 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) ERwin
General
1 142 (25.59%) Finance
2 102 (18.38%) Marketing
3 73 (13.15%) Banking
4 69 (12.43%) Retail
5 18 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.98%) Advertising
8 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.08%) Games
10 5 (0.90%) Publishing
11 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.72%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) Electronics
12 3 (0.54%) Front Office
12 3 (0.54%) Legal
12 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (35.68%) Analyst
2 150 (27.03%) Developer
3 118 (21.26%) SAS Developer
4 73 (13.15%) Data Analyst
5 51 (9.19%) SAS Analyst
6 45 (8.11%) Consultant
7 33 (5.95%) Programmer
8 28 (5.05%) SAS Programmer
9 26 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (4.50%) Insight Analyst
11 24 (4.32%) SQL Developer
12 23 (4.14%) Administrator
13 22 (3.96%) SAS Administrator
14 21 (3.78%) Architect
15 20 (3.60%) Business Analyst
16 19 (3.42%) Data Scientist
17 18 (3.24%) SAS Consultant
18 16 (2.88%) Customer Analyst
19 15 (2.70%) SAS BI Developer
20 14 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.78%) MapReduce
2 7 (1.26%) .NET
2 7 (1.26%) Web Services
3 4 (0.72%) Middleware
4 3 (0.54%) XML
4 3 (0.54%) REST
5 2 (0.36%) Kafka
5 2 (0.36%) ISPF
5 2 (0.36%) MDX
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.18%) XSD
6 1 (0.18%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.09%) Mathematics
2 53 (9.55%) Statistics
3 39 (7.03%) Visualisation
4 34 (6.13%) Data Integration
5 23 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.70%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.52%) Economics
7 14 (2.52%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.62%) Physics
9 7 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.26%) NHS
9 7 (1.26%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.08%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.08%) FMCG
11 5 (0.90%) EMV
11 5 (0.90%) APACS
11 5 (0.90%) Tandem
12 4 (0.72%) Clustering
12 4 (0.72%) DTV
13 3 (0.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.21%) Linux
2 28 (5.05%) UNIX
3 7 (1.26%) AIX
4 4 (0.72%) Windows
5 3 (0.54%) zOS
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (40.54%) Analytics
2 157 (28.29%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (15.86%) ETL
4 75 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 50 (9.01%) Predictive Modelling
6 46 (8.29%) Data Management
6 46 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (7.75%) Data Modelling
8 36 (6.49%) Statistical Modelling
9 31 (5.59%) Data Analytics
9 31 (5.59%) Project Management
10 30 (5.41%) Business Analysis
11 26 (4.68%) Customer Insight
12 22 (3.96%) CRM
13 21 (3.78%) Migration
14 19 (3.42%) Data Architecture
15 18 (3.24%) Statistical Analysis
16 17 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (2.88%) Direct Marketing
17 16 (2.88%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 226 (40.72%) SQL
2 51 (9.19%) R
3 36 (6.49%) VBA
4 34 (6.13%) Java
5 30 (5.41%) SAS Macro
6 20 (3.60%) Python
7 19 (3.42%) MATLAB
8 16 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.98%) C++
9 11 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.80%) C
11 6 (1.08%) VB
11 6 (1.08%) Ruby
12 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.54%) Scala
14 2 (0.36%) REXX
14 2 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.18%) Korn
15 1 (0.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 59 (10.63%) Degree
2 13 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.62%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.44%) PhD
5 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.72%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.36%) PMP
8 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.06%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.90%) QA
3 3 (0.54%) FATCA
4 2 (0.36%) CDISC
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.54%) Cronacle
3 2 (0.36%) RACF
4 1 (0.18%) Samba
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.44%) Nagios
1 8 (1.44%) Ganglia
1 8 (1.44%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.18%) MOM
3 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.18%) Ambari
3 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 90 (16.22%) Oracle
2 47 (8.47%) Tableau
3 36 (6.49%) SAP
4 30 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 28 (5.05%) Teradata
6 23 (4.14%) Business Objects
7 19 (3.42%) JDA
8 18 (3.24%) Omniture
8 18 (3.24%) Cognos
9 17 (3.06%) Google
10 14 (2.52%) Informatica
11 13 (2.34%) Ab Initio
12 11 (1.98%) Talend
12 11 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (1.80%) DataFlux
13 10 (1.80%) IBM
14 7 (1.26%) Adobe
14 7 (1.26%) JBoss
14 7 (1.26%) Palantir
14 7 (1.26%) TSYS
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