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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 227 199 179
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Contract jobs citing SAS 208 265 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.13% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.41% 5.92% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 177 164
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -6.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% +4.76%
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
4716 4474 4315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.09% 19.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 2940 2747
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -34 44 £425 +1.25% 45
Croydon -5 14 £450 -
Bromley -7 3 £575 +76.92% 1
Docklands, London -5 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf -13 1 £400 -5.88%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 163 (37.73%) SQL
2 136 (31.48%) Analytics
3 132 (30.56%) Finance
4 99 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
6 93 (21.53%) Banking
7 92 (21.30%) Base SAS
8 77 (17.82%) ETL
9 70 (16.20%) Marketing
10 69 (15.97%) Data Warehouse
11 61 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (14.12%) Oracle
12 60 (13.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 58 (13.43%) R
14 55 (12.73%) Data Analysis
15 51 (11.81%) SPSS
16 48 (11.11%) Hadoop
17 47 (10.88%) Credit Risk
17 47 (10.88%) Data Modelling
18 45 (10.42%) Degree
19 44 (10.19%) UNIX
20 42 (9.72%) Data Mining
21 41 (9.49%) BusinessObjects
22 40 (9.26%) Project Management
23 39 (9.03%) VBA
24 38 (8.80%) Statistics
24 38 (8.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
25 37 (8.56%) Java
26 36 (8.33%) Python
27 35 (8.10%) SQL Server

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (3.24%) Apache Pig
2 13 (3.01%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.16%) Apache
6 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (11.81%) SPSS
2 26 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.78%) MS Office
5 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.69%) MS Project
8 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.23%) Stata
9 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Unica
2 2 (0.46%) BASE24
2 2 (0.46%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.23%) HFM
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.23%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.69%) Office 365
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.93%) Kerberos
1 4 (0.93%) SNA
1 4 (0.93%) DNS
2 3 (0.69%) SSL
2 3 (0.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (21.30%) Base SAS
2 69 (15.97%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (13.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 48 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 42 (9.72%) Data Mining
6 41 (9.49%) BusinessObjects
7 38 (8.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 35 (8.10%) SQL Server
8 35 (8.10%) Big Data
9 26 (6.02%) QlikView
10 22 (5.09%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.31%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.08%) OLAP
14 8 (1.85%) Sqoop
14 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.62%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 7 (1.62%) CA Gen
2 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.69%) ProC
3 2 (0.46%) JIRA
3 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.46%) gulp
3 2 (0.46%) VersaTest
3 2 (0.46%) Grunt
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Maven
4 1 (0.23%) ERwin
General
1 132 (30.56%) Finance
2 93 (21.53%) Banking
3 70 (16.20%) Marketing
4 35 (8.10%) Retail
5 20 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.55%) Advertising
8 4 (0.93%) Publishing
8 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 152 (35.19%) Analyst
2 102 (23.61%) Developer
3 66 (15.28%) SAS Developer
4 54 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 29 (6.71%) Consultant
5 29 (6.71%) SAS Analyst
6 28 (6.48%) Data Scientist
7 26 (6.02%) Business Analyst
8 22 (5.09%) Programmer
8 22 (5.09%) Insight Analyst
9 20 (4.63%) SAS Consultant
9 20 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 16 (3.70%) Architect
12 15 (3.47%) Administrator
12 15 (3.47%) ETL Developer
13 14 (3.24%) SAS Administrator
14 13 (3.01%) Project Manager
15 12 (2.78%) SAS Programmer
16 8 (1.85%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.55%) J2EE
2 9 (2.08%) HTML
3 5 (1.16%) Middleware
4 4 (0.93%) HTML5
5 3 (0.69%) SciPy
5 3 (0.69%) NumPy
5 3 (0.69%) CSS3
5 3 (0.69%) CSS
5 3 (0.69%) Web Services
5 3 (0.69%) XML
5 3 (0.69%) LESS
6 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.46%) EDI
6 2 (0.46%) .NET
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.23%) D3.js
7 1 (0.23%) Kafka
7 1 (0.23%) WinForms
7 1 (0.23%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 99 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.88%) Credit Risk
3 38 (8.80%) Statistics
4 35 (8.10%) Visualisation
5 28 (6.48%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.63%) Data Integration
7 19 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.85%) Physics
8 8 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.39%) Social Media
9 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.16%) NHS
10 5 (1.16%) FMCG
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.93%) Economics
12 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.69%) Clustering
12 3 (0.69%) User Experience
13 2 (0.46%) Tandem
13 2 (0.46%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.19%) UNIX
2 30 (6.94%) Windows
3 19 (4.40%) Linux
4 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.16%) AIX
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (31.48%) Analytics
2 97 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (17.82%) ETL
4 61 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (12.73%) Data Analysis
6 47 (10.88%) Data Modelling
7 40 (9.26%) Project Management
8 32 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (7.18%) Migration
10 27 (6.25%) Data Management
10 27 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
11 24 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 23 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.09%) Propensity Modelling
13 22 (5.09%) Requirements Analysis
13 22 (5.09%) ETL Development
14 21 (4.86%) Unit Testing
15 19 (4.40%) Statistical Analysis
16 18 (4.17%) Customer Insight
17 17 (3.94%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 163 (37.73%) SQL
2 58 (13.43%) R
3 39 (9.03%) VBA
4 37 (8.56%) Java
5 36 (8.33%) Python
6 29 (6.71%) SAS Macro
7 20 (4.63%) MATLAB
8 19 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.55%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.31%) Perl
11 9 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.62%) VB
13 6 (1.39%) C++
14 5 (1.16%) Ruby
14 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.93%) Clojure
16 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.69%) Fortran
17 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (10.42%) Degree
2 29 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.62%) SAS Certification
6 6 (1.39%) PhD
7 2 (0.46%) PMP
7 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 8 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.39%) Basel II
4 4 (0.93%) GCP
5 3 (0.69%) CDISC
5 3 (0.69%) Basel III
5 3 (0.69%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.69%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.23%) COREP
7 1 (0.23%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (2.78%) HDFS
2 8 (1.85%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.46%) NET24-XPNET
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.16%) Graphite
2 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.23%) Oozie
3 1 (0.23%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 61 (14.12%) Oracle
2 35 (8.10%) Teradata
2 35 (8.10%) Tableau
3 29 (6.71%) Cognos
4 26 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 20 (4.63%) Informatica
5 20 (4.63%) Greenplum
6 13 (3.01%) SAP
7 10 (2.31%) Pega
8 9 (2.08%) Google
9 8 (1.85%) Ab Initio
9 8 (1.85%) DataFlux
10 6 (1.39%) webMethods
10 6 (1.39%) Netezza
10 6 (1.39%) BEA
10 6 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.39%) IBM
11 5 (1.16%) Adobe
11 5 (1.16%) Norkom
11 5 (1.16%) Mantas
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 days ago