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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 265 259 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -52
Contract jobs citing SAS 179 191 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 4.49% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 135 173
Median daily rate £445 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.33 £19.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.55% +77.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
4528 4251 4354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.07% 18.33% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3141 2929 2925
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 42 99
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 +23 41 £424 -3.69% 9
Canary Wharf - 7 £450 -
Isleworth - 4 £450 -
Hammersmith - 3 £375 -
Bromley -3 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £450 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 160 (46.38%) SQL
2 154 (44.64%) Analytics
3 123 (35.65%) Finance
4 118 (34.20%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (25.51%) R
6 79 (22.90%) Banking
7 74 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (18.84%) Python
9 62 (17.97%) Marketing
10 58 (16.81%) Credit Risk
11 56 (16.23%) Degree
12 54 (15.65%) Hadoop
13 51 (14.78%) Retail
13 51 (14.78%) ETL
13 51 (14.78%) Base SAS
14 49 (14.20%) Big Data
14 49 (14.20%) Data Modelling
15 47 (13.62%) Visualisation
16 46 (13.33%) Statistics
17 45 (13.04%) Mathematics
18 44 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (12.75%) SPSS
19 43 (12.46%) VBA
20 38 (11.01%) Data Analysis
20 38 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (10.72%) Tableau
22 31 (8.99%) Data Mining
23 30 (8.70%) Data Analytics
24 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
24 29 (8.41%) CRM

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 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.48%) Apache Pig
3 8 (2.32%) Apache
4 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.58%) JBoss
5 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
6 1 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.29%) FileNet
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (12.75%) SPSS
2 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.61%) MS Office
5 8 (2.32%) Stata
6 7 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.58%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.29%) EViews
8 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.87%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.58%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.29%) FastStats
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.29%) Radian6
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.90%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.87%) PaaS
4 3 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) AdWords
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.58%) iSCSI
2 2 (0.58%) Network Security
2 2 (0.58%) SAN
2 2 (0.58%) Skype
2 2 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.29%) DHCP
3 1 (0.29%) DMS-100
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) DPNSS
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) IMAP
3 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.29%) LDAP
3 1 (0.29%) MRTG
3 1 (0.29%) Q.931
3 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.65%) Hadoop
2 51 (14.78%) Base SAS
3 49 (14.20%) Big Data
4 44 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (8.99%) Data Mining
6 27 (7.83%) SQL Server
7 24 (6.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 23 (6.67%) Apache Hive
9 20 (5.80%) QlikView
10 15 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 13 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 13 (3.77%) SAS EBI
12 12 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (2.61%) HBase
13 9 (2.61%) Pentaho
13 9 (2.61%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 8 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (2.03%) Data Lake
15 7 (2.03%) Impala
15 7 (2.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.58%) Toad
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
2 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (35.65%) Finance
2 79 (22.90%) Banking
3 62 (17.97%) Marketing
4 51 (14.78%) Retail
5 18 (5.22%) Investment Banking
6 15 (4.35%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.61%) Legal
8 8 (2.32%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.16%) Games
10 4 (1.16%) International Banking
11 3 (0.87%) Electronics
12 2 (0.58%) Advertising
12 2 (0.58%) Front Office
12 2 (0.58%) Publishing
13 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (37.10%) Analyst
2 61 (17.68%) Developer
3 54 (15.65%) Data Analyst
4 49 (14.20%) SAS Analyst
5 40 (11.59%) SAS Developer
6 34 (9.86%) Data Scientist
7 29 (8.41%) Insight Analyst
8 20 (5.80%) Consultant
9 19 (5.51%) Risk Analyst
10 18 (5.22%) Architect
10 18 (5.22%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (4.64%) SAS Data Analyst
12 13 (3.77%) Credit Analyst
12 13 (3.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 13 (3.77%) SAS Risk Analyst
12 13 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.19%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
13 11 (3.19%) SQL Data Analyst
14 10 (2.90%) CRM Analyst
14 10 (2.90%) SAS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.32%) HTML
2 5 (1.45%) CSS
2 5 (1.45%) D3.js
2 5 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (1.16%) Kafka
3 4 (1.16%) Pandas
3 4 (1.16%) XML
4 3 (0.87%) scikit-learn
4 3 (0.87%) SciPy
4 3 (0.87%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) .NET
5 2 (0.58%) JSON
5 2 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.58%) NumPy
5 2 (0.58%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) JMS
6 1 (0.29%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) MDX
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (34.20%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (16.81%) Credit Risk
3 47 (13.62%) Visualisation
4 46 (13.33%) Statistics
5 45 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 23 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 21 (6.09%) Data Integration
8 14 (4.06%) Economics
8 14 (4.06%) User Experience
9 10 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (2.90%) Physics
10 9 (2.61%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.61%) Market Risk
11 7 (2.03%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.45%) Data Extraction
13 4 (1.16%) Psychology
14 3 (0.87%) Applied Mathematics
14 3 (0.87%) Derivative
14 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.64%) Linux
2 14 (4.06%) Unix
3 5 (1.45%) Windows
4 3 (0.87%) Android
4 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.58%) AIX
5 2 (0.58%) Debian
5 2 (0.58%) Solaris
5 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.64%) Analytics
2 74 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.78%) ETL
4 49 (14.20%) Data Modelling
5 38 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (11.01%) Data Analysis
6 30 (8.70%) Data Analytics
7 29 (8.41%) CRM
8 28 (8.12%) Statistical Modelling
9 26 (7.54%) Machine Learning
9 26 (7.54%) Open Source
10 25 (7.25%) Validation
11 23 (6.67%) Customer Insight
11 23 (6.67%) Data Management
11 23 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (6.38%) Project Management
13 21 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (5.80%) Predictive Modelling
14 20 (5.80%) Web Analytics
15 19 (5.51%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 160 (46.38%) SQL
2 88 (25.51%) R
3 65 (18.84%) Python
4 43 (12.46%) VBA
5 22 (6.38%) Java
6 21 (6.09%) MATLAB
7 19 (5.51%) SAS Macro
8 14 (4.06%) C++
9 11 (3.19%) PHP
10 10 (2.90%) C
10 10 (2.90%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.32%) Perl
12 7 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.03%) Ruby
13 6 (1.74%) C#
13 6 (1.74%) Scala
13 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.87%) Go
14 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (16.23%) Degree
2 16 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.32%) SAS Certification
5 6 (1.74%) PhD
6 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.58%) CISSP
8 2 (0.58%) CLAS
8 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.58%) ISEB
8 2 (0.58%) MCSA
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.96%) QA
2 16 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) Basel II
4 2 (0.58%) CDISC
4 2 (0.58%) GCP
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) HDFS
2 3 (0.87%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) Ceph
4 1 (0.29%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.29%) iptables
4 1 (0.29%) KVM
4 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.29%) Squid
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (0.58%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.29%) Cacti
3 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.29%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Nagios
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) RANCID
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 37 (10.72%) Tableau
2 22 (6.38%) Oracle
3 19 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.35%) Teradata
5 13 (3.77%) Cognos
5 13 (3.77%) SAP
6 11 (3.19%) Informatica
7 10 (2.90%) Google
8 8 (2.32%) Adobe
9 7 (2.03%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.74%) Netezza
11 5 (1.45%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.16%) IBM
13 3 (0.87%) HP
13 3 (0.87%) Omniture
13 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.58%) Apple
14 2 (0.58%) DoubleClick
14 2 (0.58%) Sun
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