The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 170 156 169
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 303 280 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.30% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.08% 7.19% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 181 224
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £60.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4282 3897 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 18.04% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2944 2503 2664
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 136 126
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 72 £450 -5.26% 45
Bromley 0 23 £475 +46.15% 3
Docklands, London -1 4 £450 -5.26%
Uxbridge - 4 £375 -
Barnet - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 179 (35.66%) SQL
2 170 (33.86%) Business Intelligence
3 157 (31.27%) Base SAS
4 156 (31.08%) Analytics
5 127 (25.30%) Finance
6 112 (22.31%) Data Warehouse
7 101 (20.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 90 (17.93%) ETL
9 89 (17.73%) Data Mining
10 74 (14.74%) Oracle
11 66 (13.15%) Marketing
12 61 (12.15%) Banking
13 54 (10.76%) Predictive Modelling
14 53 (10.56%) OLAP
15 50 (9.96%) SPSS
16 49 (9.76%) Retail
17 48 (9.56%) Data Modelling
18 45 (8.96%) UNIX
19 39 (7.77%) Mathematics
20 38 (7.57%) Degree
20 38 (7.57%) R
21 37 (7.37%) Data Analysis
22 34 (6.77%) Data Management
23 33 (6.57%) SAS Macro
24 31 (6.18%) Data Integration
25 30 (5.98%) Hadoop
25 30 (5.98%) Visualisation
25 30 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
25 30 (5.98%) MS Excel
26 29 (5.78%) SQL Server

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (2.39%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.99%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.80%) Apache
4 3 (0.60%) CICS
5 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (9.96%) SPSS
2 30 (5.98%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.59%) MS Office
5 4 (0.80%) Stata
6 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) Gephi
7 1 (0.20%) FastStats
7 1 (0.20%) Weka
7 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.59%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.60%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.39%) Internet
2 3 (0.60%) LDAP
3 2 (0.40%) LAN
3 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.40%) SSL
3 2 (0.40%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (31.27%) Base SAS
2 112 (22.31%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (20.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 89 (17.73%) Data Mining
5 53 (10.56%) OLAP
6 30 (5.98%) Hadoop
7 29 (5.78%) SQL Server
8 27 (5.38%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.18%) Big Data
10 20 (3.98%) QlikView
11 17 (3.39%) DB2
12 15 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 15 (2.99%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.99%) HBase
13 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.79%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (1.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.40%) ProC
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
3 2 (0.40%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.40%) Trac
3 2 (0.40%) Selenium
3 2 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) ERwin
General
1 127 (25.30%) Finance
2 66 (13.15%) Marketing
3 61 (12.15%) Banking
4 49 (9.76%) Retail
5 24 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.99%) Advertising
9 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.00%) Back Office
11 4 (0.80%) Games
12 3 (0.60%) Legal
13 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.40%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (32.47%) Developer
2 159 (31.67%) Analyst
3 146 (29.08%) SAS Developer
4 53 (10.56%) SAS Analyst
5 47 (9.36%) Consultant
6 38 (7.57%) Data Analyst
7 27 (5.38%) SAS Consultant
8 26 (5.18%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (4.98%) Architect
10 23 (4.58%) SAS BI Developer
11 21 (4.18%) Business Analyst
11 21 (4.18%) Programmer
11 21 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (3.59%) SAS Programmer
13 15 (2.99%) Customer Analyst
13 15 (2.99%) Designer
14 14 (2.79%) Administrator
15 13 (2.59%) SAS Administrator
15 13 (2.59%) Insight Analyst
16 12 (2.39%) Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.99%) Web Services
2 13 (2.59%) MapReduce
3 8 (1.59%) Middleware
4 7 (1.39%) XML
5 5 (1.00%) REST
6 4 (0.80%) .NET
7 3 (0.60%) HTML
8 2 (0.40%) CSS
8 2 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) J2EE
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
8 2 (0.40%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.40%) Spring
8 2 (0.40%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.40%) RESTful
8 2 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.40%) LESS
8 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
9 1 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.77%) Mathematics
2 31 (6.18%) Data Integration
3 30 (5.98%) Visualisation
4 27 (5.38%) Statistics
5 19 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.19%) Credit Risk
7 14 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.59%) Economics
9 9 (1.79%) Physics
9 9 (1.79%) Machine Learning
10 7 (1.39%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.20%) FMCG
12 5 (1.00%) Data Extraction
12 5 (1.00%) Clustering
12 5 (1.00%) NHS
12 5 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.80%) Social Network
14 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.60%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.96%) UNIX
2 27 (5.38%) Linux
3 16 (3.19%) Windows
4 8 (1.59%) AIX
5 5 (1.00%) zOS
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) SUSE
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (33.86%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (31.08%) Analytics
3 90 (17.93%) ETL
4 54 (10.76%) Predictive Modelling
5 48 (9.56%) Data Modelling
6 37 (7.37%) Data Analysis
7 34 (6.77%) Data Management
8 30 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (5.18%) CRM
10 23 (4.58%) Migration
11 20 (3.98%) System Testing
11 20 (3.98%) Statistical Modelling
12 18 (3.59%) Business Analysis
13 16 (3.19%) Risk Management
13 16 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (2.99%) Customer Insight
15 14 (2.79%) Campaign Analysis
15 14 (2.79%) Direct Marketing
16 12 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (2.39%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 179 (35.66%) SQL
2 38 (7.57%) R
3 33 (6.57%) SAS Macro
4 29 (5.78%) Java
5 21 (4.18%) VBA
6 19 (3.78%) Python
7 12 (2.39%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.19%) MATLAB
8 11 (2.19%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.79%) C++
10 6 (1.20%) C
11 4 (0.80%) Ruby
12 3 (0.60%) Scala
12 3 (0.60%) REXX
12 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.40%) VB
13 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (7.57%) Degree
2 18 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.79%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.59%) PhD
5 6 (1.20%) SAS Certification
6 4 (0.80%) ISEB
6 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.40%) PMP
8 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CFA
9 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
9 1 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.19%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) FATCA
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) CDISC
4 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) RACF
3 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.40%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) MOM
2 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 74 (14.74%) Oracle
2 28 (5.58%) Teradata
3 25 (4.98%) SAP
4 24 (4.78%) Tableau
5 22 (4.38%) Business Objects
6 21 (4.18%) Microsoft
7 15 (2.99%) Cognos
7 15 (2.99%) Informatica
8 13 (2.59%) JDA
9 12 (2.39%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (1.99%) IBM
11 8 (1.59%) DataFlux
12 7 (1.39%) JBoss
13 6 (1.20%) Ab Initio
13 6 (1.20%) Talend
13 6 (1.20%) Netezza
14 5 (1.00%) Progress
15 4 (0.80%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.80%) Minitab
16 3 (0.60%) Palantir
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £415 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago