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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 245 218 191
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs citing SAS 169 204 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.97% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 5.11% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 162 152
Average daily rate £488 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £50.87 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
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
3884 3991 4114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.62% 19.03% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2720 2785 2753
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 78 79
Average hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.50 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 23 £450 +5.88% 36
Canary Wharf -3 3 £550 +25.71%
Bromley - 2 £525 - 1
Feltham - 1 £300 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 181 (45.48%) SQL
2 141 (35.43%) Analytics
3 132 (33.17%) Finance
4 106 (26.63%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (21.36%) ETL
7 82 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (18.84%) Hadoop
9 72 (18.09%) Base SAS
10 67 (16.83%) Banking
11 58 (14.57%) Credit Risk
12 57 (14.32%) Data Modelling
13 50 (12.56%) Marketing
14 48 (12.06%) Unix
14 48 (12.06%) Retail
15 46 (11.56%) Oracle
15 46 (11.56%) R
16 45 (11.31%) Statistics
16 45 (11.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 44 (11.06%) Data Mining
18 43 (10.80%) SPSS
18 43 (10.80%) Tableau
19 42 (10.55%) Degree
20 41 (10.30%) Data Analysis
21 40 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
22 36 (9.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
22 36 (9.05%) Big Data
23 35 (8.79%) Linux
24 32 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
24 32 (8.04%) Data Integration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (4.52%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.27%) Apache Pig
3 8 (2.01%) ArcGIS
4 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.26%) Apache
6 4 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (10.80%) SPSS
2 20 (5.03%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.27%) MS Office
4 9 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.01%) Stata
6 3 (0.75%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.50%) EViews
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project
8 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Unica
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.76%) DNS
2 8 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (1.76%) LDAP
3 7 (1.76%) SSL
4 6 (1.51%) HTTP
4 6 (1.51%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.26%) DHCP
5 5 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.26%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.26%) SNA
6 3 (0.75%) BGP
6 3 (0.75%) Firewall
6 3 (0.75%) FTP
6 3 (0.75%) IGRP
6 3 (0.75%) IMAP
6 3 (0.75%) OSPF
6 3 (0.75%) SMTP
6 3 (0.75%) SSH
6 3 (0.75%) VPN
7 2 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
2 75 (18.84%) Hadoop
3 72 (18.09%) Base SAS
4 45 (11.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 44 (11.06%) Data Mining
6 36 (9.05%) Big Data
6 36 (9.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 29 (7.29%) SAS EBI
8 26 (6.53%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (6.03%) Apache Hive
10 17 (4.27%) GIS
10 17 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 16 (4.02%) Oracle BI EE
11 16 (4.02%) SQL Server
12 15 (3.77%) QlikView
13 14 (3.52%) Impala
13 14 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (2.51%) MongoDB
15 10 (2.51%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.75%) Subversion
4 2 (0.50%) C++Builder
4 2 (0.50%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.25%) Grunt
5 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.25%) JSHint
5 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.25%) VisiBroker
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (33.17%) Finance
2 67 (16.83%) Banking
3 50 (12.56%) Marketing
4 48 (12.06%) Retail
5 11 (2.76%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.51%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.01%) Advertising
8 5 (1.26%) Korean Language
8 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.01%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (40.45%) Analyst
2 108 (27.14%) Developer
3 90 (22.61%) SAS Developer
4 73 (18.34%) SAS Analyst
5 60 (15.08%) Data Analyst
6 26 (6.53%) SAS Data Analyst
7 25 (6.28%) SQL Analyst
8 23 (5.78%) Business Analyst
9 22 (5.53%) Architect
9 22 (5.53%) Risk Analyst
10 19 (4.77%) Credit Analyst
11 18 (4.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 18 (4.52%) SQL Data Analyst
12 17 (4.27%) Administrator
12 17 (4.27%) ETL Developer
12 17 (4.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
12 17 (4.27%) SAS Risk Analyst
13 16 (4.02%) SAS Administrator
13 16 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.52%) HTML
2 12 (3.02%) HTML5
3 11 (2.76%) CSS
4 9 (2.26%) jQuery
4 9 (2.26%) XML
5 7 (1.76%) Web Services
6 5 (1.26%) .NET
6 5 (1.26%) Lucene
7 4 (1.01%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.01%) D3.js
7 4 (1.01%) GraphX
7 4 (1.01%) MDX
7 4 (1.01%) POSIX
8 3 (0.75%) SOAP
9 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.50%) XSLT
10 1 (0.25%) CSS3
10 1 (0.25%) Pthreads
10 1 (0.25%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (14.57%) Credit Risk
3 45 (11.31%) Statistics
4 32 (8.04%) Data Integration
5 25 (6.28%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.78%) Mathematics
7 18 (4.52%) Economics
8 11 (2.76%) Neural Network
9 10 (2.51%) Mainframe
9 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.76%) FMCG
10 7 (1.76%) NHS
10 7 (1.76%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.51%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (1.51%) Data Extraction
12 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.01%) Informatics
13 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.75%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.06%) Unix
2 35 (8.79%) Linux
3 17 (4.27%) Windows
4 14 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.26%) CentOS
7 5 (1.26%) Debian
7 5 (1.26%) Solaris
7 5 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.01%) AIX
9 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (35.43%) Analytics
2 106 (26.63%) Business Intelligence
3 85 (21.36%) ETL
4 57 (14.32%) Data Modelling
5 41 (10.30%) Data Analysis
6 40 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (6.28%) Data Management
8 25 (6.28%) Predictive Modelling
9 20 (5.03%) Migration
9 20 (5.03%) Validation
10 18 (4.52%) CRM
10 18 (4.52%) Visual Analytics
11 17 (4.27%) Operations Research
11 17 (4.27%) Process Improvement
12 16 (4.02%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.52%) ETL Development
13 14 (3.52%) Project Management
13 14 (3.52%) Statistical Analysis
14 13 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (45.48%) SQL
2 46 (11.56%) R
3 30 (7.54%) VBA
4 27 (6.78%) Python
5 23 (5.78%) Java
6 20 (5.03%) Shell Script
7 19 (4.77%) SAS Macro
8 15 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.02%) Perl
10 10 (2.51%) C++
11 7 (1.76%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.76%) Scala
11 7 (1.76%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.51%) C
13 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.26%) Korn
13 5 (1.26%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.26%) PHP
14 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (10.55%) Degree
2 23 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.27%) SAS Certification
3 13 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.76%) PhD
6 5 (1.26%) ISEB
6 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.28%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.52%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) CDISC
4 2 (0.50%) Basel II
4 2 (0.50%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.25%) Basel III
5 1 (0.25%) FINREP
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.76%) Apache Flume
2 6 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.26%) iptables
3 5 (1.26%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.75%) Ceph
4 3 (0.75%) Dovecot
4 3 (0.75%) KVM
4 3 (0.75%) NFS
4 3 (0.75%) Postfix
4 3 (0.75%) Samba
4 3 (0.75%) Squid
4 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (2.76%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (1.01%) Nagios
3 4 (1.01%) Puppet
4 3 (0.75%) Cacti
4 3 (0.75%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.75%) systemd
5 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.50%) RANCID
6 1 (0.25%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.25%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 46 (11.56%) Oracle
2 43 (10.80%) Tableau
3 29 (7.29%) Teradata
4 19 (4.77%) IBM
5 18 (4.52%) Informatica
5 18 (4.52%) SAP
6 17 (4.27%) MicroStrategy
7 16 (4.02%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.52%) Cognos
9 13 (3.27%) Microsoft
10 10 (2.51%) Mapinfo
11 7 (1.76%) i2
12 5 (1.26%) CA
12 5 (1.26%) Palantir
13 4 (1.01%) Ab Initio
13 4 (1.01%) Adobe
13 4 (1.01%) Cisco
14 3 (0.75%) HP
14 3 (0.75%) ILOG
14 3 (0.75%) VMware
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