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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 198 189 153
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Contract jobs citing SAS 229 276 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.18% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 6.63% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 172 176
Average daily rate
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£450 £448 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
4288 4161 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.07% 17.83% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2877 2905 2510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 77 146
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -2 57 £430 -4.44% 52
Bromley -8 2 £575 +17.94% 2
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
Uxbridge 0 1 £225 -40.00%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 171 (39.49%) SQL
2 162 (37.41%) Analytics
3 142 (32.79%) Finance
4 99 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
6 87 (20.09%) Base SAS
7 79 (18.24%) Banking
8 77 (17.78%) Oracle
9 75 (17.32%) Marketing
10 66 (15.24%) Data Analysis
11 65 (15.01%) Data Warehouse
12 63 (14.55%) Degree
13 59 (13.63%) Data Modelling
14 53 (12.24%) ETL
15 47 (10.85%) Hadoop
16 46 (10.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 46 (10.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 45 (10.39%) Credit Risk
18 43 (9.93%) R
18 43 (9.93%) Project Management
18 43 (9.93%) SPSS
19 42 (9.70%) Statistics
20 41 (9.47%) VBA
21 40 (9.24%) Java
21 40 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (9.24%) Mathematics
22 39 (9.01%) Statistical Analysis
23 38 (8.78%) Big Data
24 36 (8.31%) Business Objects
24 36 (8.31%) QlikView

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 11 (2.54%) CICS
3 10 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.15%) Confluence
6 4 (0.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.46%) IIS
7 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 43 (9.93%) SPSS
2 27 (6.24%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.46%) MS Office
3 15 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.08%) Shockwave
5 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.69%) MS Project
7 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.23%) Stata
8 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 5 (1.15%) Unica
3 2 (0.46%) BASE24
3 2 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.54%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.39%) SNA
2 1 (0.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.09%) Base SAS
2 65 (15.01%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (10.85%) Hadoop
4 46 (10.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 46 (10.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 38 (8.78%) Big Data
6 36 (8.31%) QlikView
7 34 (7.85%) Data Mining
8 33 (7.62%) SQL Server
9 23 (5.31%) Apache Hive
10 19 (4.39%) DB2
11 15 (3.46%) OLAP
12 14 (3.23%) Relational Database
13 13 (3.00%) Sqoop
14 12 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (2.08%) Oracle Database
18 8 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) CA Gen
2 4 (0.92%) ProC
3 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.46%) ERwin
4 2 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.23%) Grunt
5 1 (0.23%) NUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) NSubstitute
General
1 142 (32.79%) Finance
2 79 (18.24%) Banking
3 75 (17.32%) Marketing
4 28 (6.47%) Retail
5 22 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.62%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.31%) Advertising
7 10 (2.31%) Games
8 8 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.15%) Publishing
9 5 (1.15%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (34.41%) Analyst
2 101 (23.33%) Developer
3 61 (14.09%) SAS Developer
4 53 (12.24%) Data Analyst
5 38 (8.78%) SAS Analyst
6 35 (8.08%) Programmer
7 25 (5.77%) Data Scientist
8 24 (5.54%) Consultant
8 24 (5.54%) Business Analyst
9 21 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.62%) Insight Analyst
11 18 (4.16%) Administrator
12 17 (3.93%) SAS Administrator
13 16 (3.70%) Architect
14 15 (3.46%) SQL Developer
15 14 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Technical Leader
15 14 (3.23%) SAS Consultant
16 13 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
17 12 (2.77%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.93%) HTML
2 14 (3.23%) Web Services
3 13 (3.00%) HTML5
4 9 (2.08%) J2EE
4 9 (2.08%) Flash
5 7 (1.62%) Middleware
6 3 (0.69%) SciPy
6 3 (0.69%) NumPy
6 3 (0.69%) XML
7 2 (0.46%) .NET
7 2 (0.46%) Lucene
7 2 (0.46%) EDI
7 2 (0.46%) D3.js
7 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.46%) GraphX
8 1 (0.23%) MLlib
8 1 (0.23%) jQuery
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.23%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 99 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.39%) Credit Risk
3 42 (9.70%) Statistics
4 40 (9.24%) Mathematics
5 35 (8.08%) Computer Science
6 25 (5.77%) Visualisation
7 18 (4.16%) Data Integration
8 13 (3.00%) Open Source
9 11 (2.54%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.08%) Flash Games
11 8 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.62%) FMCG
12 7 (1.62%) Physics
12 7 (1.62%) Social Network
13 6 (1.39%) Data Extraction
14 5 (1.15%) User Experience
14 5 (1.15%) Economics
15 4 (0.92%) Wiki
15 4 (0.92%) Social Media
15 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.77%) UNIX
2 15 (3.46%) Windows
3 14 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (0.46%) AIX
4 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (37.41%) Analytics
2 89 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (15.24%) Data Analysis
4 59 (13.63%) Data Modelling
5 53 (12.24%) ETL
6 43 (9.93%) Project Management
7 40 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (9.01%) Statistical Analysis
9 27 (6.24%) Data Management
10 25 (5.77%) CRM
11 24 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (5.54%) Statistical Modelling
12 21 (4.85%) Propensity Modelling
12 21 (4.85%) Predictive Modelling
12 21 (4.85%) Mentoring
13 20 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 18 (4.16%) Migration
15 17 (3.93%) Data Architecture
15 17 (3.93%) Customer Insight
15 17 (3.93%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 171 (39.49%) SQL
2 43 (9.93%) R
3 41 (9.47%) VBA
4 40 (9.24%) Java
5 34 (7.85%) PL/SQL
6 31 (7.16%) Python
7 26 (6.00%) MATLAB
8 18 (4.16%) SAS Macro
9 15 (3.46%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.54%) Assembly Language
10 11 (2.54%) COBOL
11 7 (1.62%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.39%) Perl
13 5 (1.15%) Ruby
13 5 (1.15%) VB
14 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.92%) Clojure
15 3 (0.69%) C++
15 3 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (14.55%) Degree
2 16 (3.70%) SAS Certification
3 12 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) PhD
5 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) PMP
6 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) CDISC
2 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.69%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.46%) Basel II
3 2 (0.46%) GCP
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.23%) COREP
4 1 (0.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.00%) Apache Flume
1 13 (3.00%) HDFS
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Graphite
2 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Oozie
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (17.78%) Oracle
2 36 (8.31%) Business Objects
3 32 (7.39%) Cognos
4 31 (7.16%) Teradata
5 30 (6.93%) Microsoft
6 29 (6.70%) Tableau
7 15 (3.46%) SAP
7 15 (3.46%) Informatica
8 13 (3.00%) Adobe
9 11 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.31%) Ab Initio
11 9 (2.08%) Pega
12 7 (1.62%) Google
13 6 (1.39%) IBM
14 5 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.15%) BEA
14 5 (1.15%) webMethods
14 5 (1.15%) Norkom
14 5 (1.15%) Mantas
14 5 (1.15%) Actimize
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