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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 254 192 194
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +2
Contract jobs citing SAS 183 263 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 1.08% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.73% 5.68% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 181 173
Average daily rate
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£433 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £59.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% -44.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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
4909 4628 4487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.38% 19.02% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 3031 2923
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 115 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -27 36 £448 +8.48% 26
Croydon -14 8 £469 -
Bromley -3 2 £550 +69.23% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £315 - 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 174 (41.53%) SQL
2 140 (33.41%) Finance
3 117 (27.92%) Analytics
4 102 (24.34%) Base SAS
5 98 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
6 97 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
7 82 (19.57%) ETL
7 82 (19.57%) Banking
8 72 (17.18%) Marketing
9 67 (15.99%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (15.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 63 (15.04%) R
11 52 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (12.17%) Oracle
12 51 (12.17%) SPSS
13 48 (11.46%) Data Modelling
13 48 (11.46%) Data Analysis
14 47 (11.22%) UNIX
15 41 (9.79%) Retail
15 41 (9.79%) Credit Risk
16 40 (9.55%) Hadoop
17 39 (9.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 39 (9.31%) Data Mining
18 36 (8.59%) Teradata
19 35 (8.35%) VBA
19 35 (8.35%) Degree
19 35 (8.35%) Tableau
20 34 (8.11%) Statistics
20 34 (8.11%) SQL Server
21 33 (7.88%) Project Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (2.39%) Apache Pig
2 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (12.17%) SPSS
2 29 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.58%) MS Office
5 7 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.72%) MS Project
8 2 (0.48%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.48%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.24%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Unica
2 2 (0.48%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.24%) Radian6
3 1 (0.24%) BASE24
3 1 (0.24%) HFM
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.72%) Office 365
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.19%) Kerberos
2 4 (0.95%) DNS
3 3 (0.72%) SSL
3 3 (0.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (24.34%) Base SAS
2 67 (15.99%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (15.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 40 (9.55%) Hadoop
5 39 (9.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 39 (9.31%) Data Mining
6 34 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 31 (7.40%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (5.97%) Big Data
9 20 (4.77%) QlikView
10 16 (3.82%) Apache Hive
11 15 (3.58%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (2.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 9 (2.15%) OLAP
15 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) CA Gen
2 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.48%) ProC
2 2 (0.48%) Maven
2 2 (0.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.48%) gulp
2 2 (0.48%) Grunt
3 1 (0.24%) VersaTest
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Gradle
3 1 (0.24%) ERwin
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 140 (33.41%) Finance
2 82 (19.57%) Banking
3 72 (17.18%) Marketing
4 41 (9.79%) Retail
5 16 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.86%) Advertising
8 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 169 (40.33%) Analyst
2 102 (24.34%) Developer
3 73 (17.42%) SAS Developer
4 64 (15.27%) Data Analyst
5 34 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 33 (7.88%) Consultant
7 30 (7.16%) SAS Analyst
8 28 (6.68%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (6.44%) Insight Analyst
10 24 (5.73%) SAS Consultant
10 24 (5.73%) Programmer
11 22 (5.25%) Data Scientist
12 20 (4.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 16 (3.82%) SAS Programmer
14 15 (3.58%) Architect
15 14 (3.34%) ETL Developer
16 12 (2.86%) Senior Data Analyst
17 10 (2.39%) Project Manager
18 8 (1.91%) Report Analyst
18 8 (1.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.91%) HTML
2 4 (0.95%) J2EE
2 4 (0.95%) Web Services
2 4 (0.95%) XML
3 3 (0.72%) .NET
3 3 (0.72%) HTML5
3 3 (0.72%) SciPy
3 3 (0.72%) NumPy
3 3 (0.72%) CSS3
3 3 (0.72%) LESS
3 3 (0.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.48%) MDX
4 2 (0.48%) EDI
4 2 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.24%) WinForms
5 1 (0.24%) Spring
5 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.24%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 97 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.79%) Credit Risk
3 34 (8.11%) Statistics
4 33 (7.88%) Visualisation
5 24 (5.73%) Mathematics
6 19 (4.53%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.30%) Data Integration
8 9 (2.15%) FMCG
9 8 (1.91%) Economics
10 7 (1.67%) Neural Network
10 7 (1.67%) NHS
10 7 (1.67%) Social Media
11 5 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.95%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.95%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (0.95%) Physics
12 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.72%) Clustering
13 3 (0.72%) Informatics
14 2 (0.48%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.22%) UNIX
2 24 (5.73%) Windows
3 19 (4.53%) Linux
4 8 (1.91%) AIX
5 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.92%) Analytics
2 98 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (19.57%) ETL
4 52 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (11.46%) Data Analysis
5 48 (11.46%) Data Modelling
6 33 (7.88%) Project Management
6 33 (7.88%) Migration
6 33 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (6.44%) Data Management
7 27 (6.44%) Unit Testing
8 24 (5.73%) Statistical Modelling
9 23 (5.49%) Business Analysis
10 22 (5.25%) CRM
10 22 (5.25%) Propensity Modelling
10 22 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (5.25%) ETL Development
11 21 (5.01%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (4.77%) Predictive Modelling
13 19 (4.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 174 (41.53%) SQL
2 63 (15.04%) R
3 35 (8.35%) VBA
4 33 (7.88%) SAS Macro
5 23 (5.49%) Python
6 18 (4.30%) Java
7 12 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.15%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.67%) Perl
9 7 (1.67%) VB
9 7 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.43%) C++
11 3 (0.72%) Fortran
11 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.24%) C#
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (8.35%) Degree
2 25 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.67%) SAS Certification
6 3 (0.72%) PhD
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.91%) QA
3 5 (1.19%) CDISC
3 5 (1.19%) Basel II
4 4 (0.95%) GCP
5 3 (0.72%) Basel III
5 3 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.72%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.48%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.24%) COREP
7 1 (0.24%) FINREP
7 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (1.67%) HDFS
2 5 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.24%) NET24-XPNET
Systems Management
1 7 (1.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.24%) Graphite
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 51 (12.17%) Oracle
2 36 (8.59%) Teradata
3 35 (8.35%) Tableau
4 32 (7.64%) Cognos
5 26 (6.21%) Microsoft
6 19 (4.53%) Informatica
6 19 (4.53%) Greenplum
7 15 (3.58%) MicroStrategy
8 13 (3.10%) SAP
9 9 (2.15%) DataFlux
10 8 (1.91%) Google
11 6 (1.43%) Netezza
11 6 (1.43%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.43%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.19%) Mantas
12 5 (1.19%) Actimize
12 5 (1.19%) Norkom
12 5 (1.19%) Adobe
12 5 (1.19%) IBM
13 4 (0.95%) CheckPoint
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