The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 219 143 191
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +48
Contract jobs citing SAS 36 133 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 1.34% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 6.97% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 79 24
Median daily rate £425 £450 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £330 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.50 £38.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.09% +93.75%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1625 1908 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.40% 19.22% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1160 882
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 62 73
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.68 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.71% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the South East region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South East region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Berkshire +16 16 £550 +83.33% 1
Hampshire -19 8 £425 +0.98% 2
East Sussex -8 4 £450 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £388 -8.82% 3
Oxfordshire -11 2 £450 +36.36%
Surrey -27 2 £425 -10.05% 1
Middlesex 0 1 - -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 39 (50.65%) SQL
2 30 (38.96%) Analytics
3 26 (33.77%) Finance
4 22 (28.57%) Oracle
5 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (24.68%) Big Data
6 19 (24.68%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
8 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
9 12 (15.58%) R
9 12 (15.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 12 (15.58%) Statistics
10 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (14.29%) Python
10 11 (14.29%) Unix
11 10 (12.99%) Banking
11 10 (12.99%) Hadoop
12 9 (11.69%) Machine Learning
12 9 (11.69%) Data Quality
12 9 (11.69%) Apache Spark
12 9 (11.69%) Marketing
12 9 (11.69%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (11.69%) Visualisation
12 9 (11.69%) Data Management
12 9 (11.69%) Linux
12 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
13 8 (10.39%) SPSS
13 8 (10.39%) Release Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (11.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.39%) SPSS
4 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.90%) Stata
6 2 (2.60%) MS Office
7 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (3.90%) Unica
2 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) FTP
2 2 (2.60%) SMS
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) Big Data
2 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (15.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 10 (12.99%) Hadoop
5 9 (11.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (9.09%) QlikView
7 6 (7.79%) Base SAS
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (6.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
9 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
9 4 (5.19%) GIS
9 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.19%) OLAP
9 4 (5.19%) PowerCenter
10 3 (3.90%) QGIS
10 3 (3.90%) Text Mining
11 2 (2.60%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Data Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) SAS Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Data Scientist
7 7 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Administrator
9 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (6.49%) SAS Consultant
10 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) SAS Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Campaign Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) MicroStrategy Consultant
11 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.90%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) SciPy
2 5 (6.49%) XML
3 4 (5.19%) NumPy
3 4 (5.19%) Pandas
3 4 (5.19%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) DHTML
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.30%) MLlib
5 1 (1.30%) ODBC
5 1 (1.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.58%) Statistics
3 9 (11.69%) Visualisation
4 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.19%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (5.19%) Smart Energy
7 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.60%) CCTV
8 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.60%) Economics
8 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.30%) FMCG
9 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Unix
2 9 (11.69%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Analytics
2 19 (24.68%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
4 9 (11.69%) Data Management
4 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.69%) Machine Learning
5 8 (10.39%) Release Management
5 8 (10.39%) System Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Project Management
7 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.49%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) Linear Regression
9 4 (5.19%) ETL
9 4 (5.19%) Predictive Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) R
3 11 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) VBA
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) C
6 4 (5.19%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.30%) Scala
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) PhD
4 2 (2.60%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
4 4 (5.19%) Tableau
5 3 (3.90%) Alterian
5 3 (3.90%) Cognos
5 3 (3.90%) Epiphany
5 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.60%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Capita
7 1 (1.30%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.30%) Planview