The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SAS Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Analyst
Rank 597 574 509
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -65
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 64 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 79
Median daily rate £375 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £360 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £436 £413
% change year-on-year
-19.77% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

SAS Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SAS Analyst in the job title.

SAS Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK.

SAS Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SAS Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK.

SAS Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
England -16 59 £375 -10.44% 6
London +19 35 £375 -6.25% 1
South West +20 11 £335 -27.56% 1
City of London +35 8 £350 -1.75%
Bristol +4 8 £345 -25.40% 1
West Yorkshire -3 4 £388 -8.82% 3
Yorkshire -13 4 £388 -8.82% 3
Scotland +10 3 £225 -50.00% 1
Edinburgh -5 3 £225 -50.00% 1
Leeds -5 3 £375 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -31 3 £425 -5.55%
Gloucestershire - 3 £225 -
Gloucester - 3 £225 -
South East +4 2 £395 +5.33% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £381 -14.08%
Birmingham -10 2 £425 -5.55%
Hammersmith - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £190 -62.00%
Milton Keynes +14 1 £190 -63.80%
East of England +12 1 - -
East Sussex +9 1 £600 +4.34%
Brighton +7 1 £600 +4.34%
Halifax +5 1 £438 +2.94%
Northampton +2 1 £288 -35.21%
North West +1 1 £400 -5.88%
Northamptonshire -3 1 £288 -35.21%
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Warwick - 1 £375 -

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, SAS Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAS Analyst in the job title.

1 132 (100.00%) SAS
2 69 (52.27%) SQL
3 60 (45.45%) Finance
4 38 (28.79%) Banking
4 38 (28.79%) Analytics
4 38 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (26.52%) Credit Risk
6 28 (21.21%) VBA
7 26 (19.70%) Data Analysis
8 22 (16.67%) Marketing
9 18 (13.64%) Base SAS
9 18 (13.64%) Retail
10 16 (12.12%) Degree
10 16 (12.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.85%) Mathematics
12 13 (9.85%) Teradata
13 12 (9.09%) Migration
13 12 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 12 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 11 (8.33%) R
14 11 (8.33%) ETL
14 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.58%) Data Management
15 10 (7.58%) Statistics
15 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
15 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
15 10 (7.58%) Data Quality
16 9 (6.82%) Customer Insight
16 9 (6.82%) Oracle

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 132 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) SPSS
3 5 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.03%) MS Office
5 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.76%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) Skype
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) Base SAS
2 16 (12.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (6.06%) QlikView
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.79%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.79%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.03%) PowerPivot
7 3 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.52%) Big Data
8 2 (1.52%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) ERwin
2 1 (0.76%) ProC
General
1 60 (45.45%) Finance
2 38 (28.79%) Banking
3 22 (16.67%) Marketing
4 18 (13.64%) Retail
5 6 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (26.52%) Credit Risk
3 13 (9.85%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.58%) Statistics
5 6 (4.55%) User Experience
6 5 (3.79%) Economics
6 5 (3.79%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.03%) New Media
8 3 (2.27%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.76%) Fintech
10 1 (0.76%) FMCG
10 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.79%) Analytics
2 26 (19.70%) Data Analysis
3 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 12 (9.09%) Migration
5 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.33%) ETL
6 10 (7.58%) Data Management
6 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.82%) Customer Insight
7 9 (6.82%) Direct Marketing
8 8 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.30%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (4.55%) CRM
10 6 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.79%) Customer Analysis
11 5 (3.79%) Data Architecture
11 5 (3.79%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (52.27%) SQL
2 28 (21.21%) VBA
3 11 (8.33%) R
4 8 (6.06%) Python
4 8 (6.06%) SAS Macro
5 6 (4.55%) VB
6 5 (3.79%) Java
6 5 (3.79%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.03%) C#
8 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.52%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Korn
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) ISEB
2 2 (1.52%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.79%) FINREP
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) Basel III
4 1 (0.76%) COREP
4 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.85%) Teradata
2 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.82%) Oracle
3 4 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (2.27%) Netezza
5 2 (1.52%) DataFlux
5 2 (1.52%) Informatica
5 2 (1.52%) Tableau
5 2 (1.52%) Trillium
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) ILOG
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