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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Analyst
Rank 610 545 521
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -24
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 47 116 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 99 88
Median daily rate £375 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.82% -
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 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
England -34 43 £375 -11.76% 6
London -18 26 £375 -16.20% 3
South West +13 8 £345 -25.40% 1
City of London +8 5 £375 -11.34% 1
Bristol +2 5 £345 -25.40% 1
Edinburgh +13 4 £325 -27.77%
Scotland +7 4 £325 -27.77%
East Midlands -7 4 £350 -20.00%
Northampton -4 3 £325 -26.76%
Northamptonshire -6 3 £325 -25.71%
Wiltshire - 2 £380 -
Swindon - 2 £380 -
Hammersmith - 2 £375 -
East of England +5 1 - -
Leeds +4 1 £350 -24.56% 1
East Sussex +2 1 £600 +17.07%
Yorkshire +2 1 £350 -20.00% 1
Brighton -1 1 £600 +17.07%
West Yorkshire -2 1 £350 -20.00% 1
South East -2 1 £600 +54.83% 1
North West -11 1 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £375 -
Gloucester - 1 £225 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SAS
2 55 (52.38%) Finance
3 50 (47.62%) SQL
4 35 (33.33%) Analytics
5 34 (32.38%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (31.43%) Banking
7 31 (29.52%) Credit Risk
8 20 (19.05%) Marketing
9 18 (17.14%) VBA
10 17 (16.19%) Data Analysis
11 15 (14.29%) Base SAS
12 14 (13.33%) Degree
12 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (11.43%) Migration
13 12 (11.43%) Data Modelling
13 12 (11.43%) Retail
13 12 (11.43%) R
14 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
15 10 (9.52%) Statistics
15 10 (9.52%) ETL
16 9 (8.57%) Python
16 9 (8.57%) Teradata
16 9 (8.57%) Direct Marketing
16 9 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 9 (8.57%) Customer Insight
17 8 (7.62%) Data Quality
17 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
18 7 (6.67%) SPSS
18 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
18 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse

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
1 105 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.67%) SPSS
2 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Skype
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Base SAS
2 9 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.90%) Big Data
8 2 (1.90%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.90%) QlikView
8 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.95%) MS Access
9 1 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.95%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
General
1 55 (52.38%) Finance
2 33 (31.43%) Banking
3 20 (19.05%) Marketing
4 12 (11.43%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.90%) International Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (29.52%) Credit Risk
3 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
4 10 (9.52%) Statistics
5 6 (5.71%) User Experience
6 5 (4.76%) Economics
6 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.81%) New Media
8 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.90%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.95%) Fintech
10 1 (0.95%) FMCG
10 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Linux
1 2 (1.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Analytics
2 17 (16.19%) Data Analysis
3 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.43%) Data Modelling
4 12 (11.43%) Migration
5 10 (9.52%) ETL
6 9 (8.57%) Customer Insight
6 9 (8.57%) Direct Marketing
7 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.71%) CRM
8 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.76%) Campaign Analysis
9 5 (4.76%) Customer Analysis
9 5 (4.76%) Data Management
9 5 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.76%) Visual Analytics
10 4 (3.81%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (3.81%) Open Source
10 4 (3.81%) Outbound Marketing
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.62%) SQL
2 18 (17.14%) VBA
3 12 (11.43%) R
4 9 (8.57%) Python
5 6 (5.71%) SAS Macro
6 5 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.95%) Java
8 1 (0.95%) Korn
8 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) SAS Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Basel III
3 1 (0.95%) COREP
3 1 (0.95%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Teradata
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) Netezza
5 2 (1.90%) Trillium
6 1 (0.95%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) ILOG
6 1 (0.95%) Informatica
6 1 (0.95%) Tableau