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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / South East
Rank 186 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS 45 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 5.38% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 44
Median daily rate £345 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £349 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
1116 1412 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.31% 17.21% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 860 941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 68
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +27 17 £425 +6.25% 2
East Sussex - 12 £431 -
Hampshire +10 9 £190 -57.77%
Buckinghamshire -29 4 £200 -50.00%
Surrey +12 3 - - 5
Oxfordshire -7 1 £475 -13.63%
West Sussex - 1 £200 - 3
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 40 (49.38%) SQL
2 31 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (27.16%) Hadoop
4 21 (25.93%) Big Data
5 20 (24.69%) R
5 20 (24.69%) Finance
6 19 (23.46%) Analytics
7 18 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 16 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (17.28%) Python
10 13 (16.05%) Statistics
11 12 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
11 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (13.58%) Unix
12 11 (13.58%) Oracle
12 11 (13.58%) Stata
12 11 (13.58%) Marketing
13 10 (12.35%) Banking
13 10 (12.35%) ETL
13 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.11%) ITIL
14 9 (11.11%) Service Management
14 9 (11.11%) Degree
14 9 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
15 8 (9.88%) Base SAS
15 8 (9.88%) GIS
15 8 (9.88%) ArcGIS
15 8 (9.88%) Data 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 8 (9.88%) ArcGIS
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Stata
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.94%) MS Office
4 4 (4.94%) SPSS
5 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (3.70%) Unica
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) FTP
2 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) SMS
4 1 (1.23%) DHCP
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) IMAP
4 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) MRTG
4 1 (1.23%) SMTP
4 1 (1.23%) SSH
4 1 (1.23%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) Hadoop
2 21 (25.93%) Big Data
3 16 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 9 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (9.88%) Base SAS
6 8 (9.88%) GIS
6 8 (9.88%) QGIS
6 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.94%) Spatial Data
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.94%) Text Mining
8 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.70%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) ERwin
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.58%) Marketing
4 10 (12.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Games
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Analyst
2 19 (23.46%) Data Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Developer
4 11 (13.58%) SAS Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Service Manager
7 7 (8.64%) SAS Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) SAS Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Spatial Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Statistical Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Information Manager
9 5 (6.17%) Information Services Manager
10 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 4 (4.94%) Data Scientist
10 4 (4.94%) SAS Data Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Campaign Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
1 4 (4.94%) XML
2 2 (2.47%) NumPy
2 2 (2.47%) Pandas
2 2 (2.47%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Statistics
3 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.17%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.47%) CCTV
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.23%) Economics
7 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Unix
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) MVS
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) CentOS
6 1 (1.23%) Debian
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Analytics
2 18 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.35%) ETL
5 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 9 (11.11%) Service Management
6 8 (9.88%) Data Management
6 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.88%) Spatial Analysis
7 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.41%) Information Management
8 6 (7.41%) Release Management
8 6 (7.41%) System Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.17%) Machine Learning
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) SQL
2 20 (24.69%) R
3 14 (17.28%) Python
4 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.41%) MATLAB
6 5 (6.17%) C
7 4 (4.94%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) C++
7 4 (4.94%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) VB
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) VBA
9 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 2 (2.47%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) Korn
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.23%) ACCA
3 1 (1.23%) CIMA
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) Ceph
2 1 (1.23%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.23%) iptables
2 1 (1.23%) KVM
2 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.23%) Squid
2 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.23%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Cacti
2 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) RANCID
2 1 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.70%) Alterian
4 3 (3.70%) Epiphany
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.70%) Tableau
4 3 (3.70%) Teradata
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) Brocade
5 2 (2.47%) DataFlux
5 2 (2.47%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.47%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) NetApp
5 2 (2.47%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (2.47%) Omniture
5 2 (2.47%) Optimizely
5 2 (2.47%) Sun
6 1 (1.23%) Veritas