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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 266 236 200
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -36
Contract jobs citing SAS 174 208 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.88% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.14% 4.70% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 128 170
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £554 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 £30.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £18.68 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -16.97%
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
4199 4424 4180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.95% 18.75% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2951 2986 2721
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 93
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +39 37 £423 -0.58% 14
Canary Wharf +11 6 £376 -5.93%
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 180 (47.87%) SQL
2 169 (44.95%) Analytics
3 140 (37.23%) Finance
4 90 (23.94%) Banking
5 88 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
6 86 (22.87%) R
7 83 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (21.01%) Hadoop
9 67 (17.82%) Python
10 61 (16.22%) Data Analysis
11 59 (15.69%) Big Data
12 53 (14.10%) Marketing
13 50 (13.30%) Degree
14 49 (13.03%) Credit Risk
15 47 (12.50%) SPSS
15 47 (12.50%) Data Modelling
16 46 (12.23%) Base SAS
17 45 (11.97%) ETL
18 44 (11.70%) Oracle
19 42 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (11.17%) Retail
20 41 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (10.90%) Visualisation
21 40 (10.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
22 39 (10.37%) Mathematics
22 39 (10.37%) Tableau
22 39 (10.37%) Data Mining
23 37 (9.84%) VBA
23 37 (9.84%) Java
23 37 (9.84%) QlikView

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 20 (5.32%) Apache Pig
2 16 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.33%) Apache
5 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.53%) JBoss
6 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.27%) FileNet
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) IPython
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (12.50%) SPSS
2 34 (9.04%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.46%) Stata
4 12 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.66%) MS Office
6 7 (1.86%) CPLEX
7 6 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.27%) MS Project
9 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) FastStats
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.53%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.27%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) PaaS
4 2 (0.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) AdWords
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (0.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) Network Security
2 2 (0.53%) SAN
2 2 (0.53%) Skype
2 2 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) DHCP
3 1 (0.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) IMAP
3 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.01%) Hadoop
2 59 (15.69%) Big Data
3 46 (12.23%) Base SAS
4 42 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (10.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 39 (10.37%) Data Mining
7 37 (9.84%) QlikView
8 35 (9.31%) SQL Server
9 31 (8.24%) Apache Hive
10 24 (6.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 22 (5.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 17 (4.52%) HBase
13 16 (4.26%) GIS
14 15 (3.99%) Relational Database
15 14 (3.72%) MySQL
15 14 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (3.46%) SAS EBI
16 13 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (3.19%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.27%) ERwin
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 140 (37.23%) Finance
2 90 (23.94%) Banking
3 53 (14.10%) Marketing
4 42 (11.17%) Retail
5 23 (6.12%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.99%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.39%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.13%) Advertising
9 5 (1.33%) Legal
10 4 (1.06%) Publishing
10 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.80%) Games
11 3 (0.80%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Back Office
12 2 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) International Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (35.11%) Analyst
2 60 (15.96%) Developer
3 58 (15.43%) Data Analyst
4 57 (15.16%) SAS Analyst
5 37 (9.84%) SAS Developer
6 34 (9.04%) Data Scientist
7 25 (6.65%) Risk Analyst
8 22 (5.85%) Architect
9 20 (5.32%) Consultant
10 19 (5.05%) Administrator
10 19 (5.05%) SAS Administrator
10 19 (5.05%) SQL Analyst
11 18 (4.79%) Credit Analyst
11 18 (4.79%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 18 (4.79%) SAS Data Analyst
12 16 (4.26%) Insight Analyst
13 15 (3.99%) Data Engineer
14 14 (3.72%) SAS Risk Analyst
15 13 (3.46%) Big Data Engineer
15 13 (3.46%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.12%) HTML
2 20 (5.32%) CSS
3 12 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (2.39%) HTML5
4 9 (2.39%) jQuery
5 5 (1.33%) Web Services
6 4 (1.06%) Pandas
6 4 (1.06%) scikit-learn
6 4 (1.06%) SciPy
7 3 (0.80%) .NET
7 3 (0.80%) D3.js
7 3 (0.80%) JSON
7 3 (0.80%) Kafka
7 3 (0.80%) NumPy
7 3 (0.80%) XML
8 2 (0.53%) MDX
8 2 (0.53%) Middleware
8 2 (0.53%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.53%) REST
9 1 (0.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (13.03%) Credit Risk
3 41 (10.90%) Visualisation
4 39 (10.37%) Mathematics
5 30 (7.98%) Statistics
6 25 (6.65%) Computer Science
6 25 (6.65%) Data Integration
7 17 (4.52%) Performance Metrics
8 12 (3.19%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.19%) Economics
9 11 (2.93%) User Experience
10 9 (2.39%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.60%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.33%) Physics
13 4 (1.06%) Data Extraction
13 4 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.06%) Psychology
13 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.98%) Unix
2 29 (7.71%) Linux
3 18 (4.79%) Windows
4 12 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (44.95%) Analytics
2 88 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (16.22%) Data Analysis
4 47 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 45 (11.97%) ETL
6 41 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (8.24%) CRM
8 30 (7.98%) Data Analytics
9 27 (7.18%) Data Management
9 27 (7.18%) Machine Learning
9 27 (7.18%) Statistical Modelling
10 24 (6.38%) Visual Analytics
11 22 (5.85%) Data Visualisation
11 22 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (5.59%) Open Source
13 19 (5.05%) Statistical Analysis
14 17 (4.52%) Migration
14 17 (4.52%) Predictive Analytics
14 17 (4.52%) Validation
15 16 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (47.87%) SQL
2 86 (22.87%) R
3 67 (17.82%) Python
4 37 (9.84%) Java
4 37 (9.84%) VBA
5 25 (6.65%) MATLAB
6 22 (5.85%) SAS Macro
7 18 (4.79%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.26%) PHP
9 14 (3.72%) Perl
9 14 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.46%) C++
10 13 (3.46%) Ruby
11 10 (2.66%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.13%) Scala
13 4 (1.06%) C
14 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.53%) PROC SQL
15 1 (0.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 50 (13.30%) Degree
2 29 (7.71%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.72%) SAS Certification
5 12 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.39%) PhD
7 3 (0.80%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.53%) CISSP
8 2 (0.53%) CLAS
8 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.53%) MCSA
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.32%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.52%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) CDISC
3 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.53%) GCP
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
4 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.27%) FINREP
4 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) HDFS
2 3 (0.80%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) Ceph
4 1 (0.27%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.27%) iptables
4 1 (0.27%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.27%) Squid
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.53%) Control-M
3 2 (0.53%) Oozie
3 2 (0.53%) SCCM
3 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) Cacti
4 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (11.70%) Oracle
2 39 (10.37%) Tableau
3 30 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.91%) Teradata
5 22 (5.85%) Informatica
6 18 (4.79%) IBM
7 13 (3.46%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.39%) i2
9 8 (2.13%) Ab Initio
9 8 (2.13%) Cognos
9 8 (2.13%) Mapinfo
10 7 (1.86%) Adobe
10 7 (1.86%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.86%) Google
10 7 (1.86%) ILOG
11 5 (1.33%) Netezza
11 5 (1.33%) SAP
12 4 (1.06%) HP
12 4 (1.06%) Omniture
13 3 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
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