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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Analyst
Rank 585 520 542
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +22
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 57 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 83 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -41 47 £425 +6.25% 14
London +1 22 £438 +2.94% 8
Yorkshire -8 8 £380 -10.58%
West Yorkshire -10 8 £380 -12.64%
Scotland -26 7 £450 -
Edinburgh -19 6 £450 -
City of London +28 5 £350 -18.60% 4
South West +2 5 £325 -14.47% 1
Halifax -1 5 £385 -14.20%
North West -12 4 £475 +31.03%
West Midlands -18 4 £425 +21.42%
Bristol +8 3 £425 +13.33% 1
South East -2 3 £308 -20.90% 5
Birmingham -6 3 £425 -5.55%
Leeds -13 3 £375 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £308 -12.14%
Manchester -12 2 £488 +39.28%
Gloucestershire - 2 £250 -
Gloucester - 2 £250 -
Wales +15 1 £378 -17.03%
South Wales +14 1 £378 -17.03%
Milton Keynes +11 1 £190 -45.71%
Hampshire +3 1 - - 1
Cardiff +1 1 £378 -17.03%
Basingstoke -9 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £475 -

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 128 (100.00%) SAS
2 60 (46.88%) SQL
3 59 (46.09%) Finance
4 42 (32.81%) Credit Risk
5 40 (31.25%) Banking
6 37 (28.91%) Analytics
7 33 (25.78%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (25.78%) Data Analysis
8 20 (15.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 19 (14.84%) VBA
10 18 (14.06%) Base SAS
11 17 (13.28%) Retail
12 14 (10.94%) Teradata
12 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.94%) Marketing
13 12 (9.38%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.38%) Data Mining
14 11 (8.59%) Oracle
14 11 (8.59%) Data Management
14 11 (8.59%) Data Quality
15 10 (7.81%) SAS Macro
15 10 (7.81%) Statistical Analysis
15 10 (7.81%) Migration
16 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
16 9 (7.03%) QlikView
16 9 (7.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 8 (6.25%) Degree
17 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
18 7 (5.47%) Microsoft

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
1 128 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (1.56%) SPSS
5 1 (0.78%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) NAS
1 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 18 (14.06%) Base SAS
3 12 (9.38%) Data Mining
4 9 (7.03%) QlikView
4 9 (7.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.91%) PowerPivot
7 4 (3.13%) Big Data
7 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.13%) GIS
8 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.34%) SAS EBI
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.78%) HBase
10 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) ERwin
2 1 (0.78%) ProC
General
1 59 (46.09%) Finance
2 40 (31.25%) Banking
3 17 (13.28%) Retail
4 14 (10.94%) Marketing
5 6 (4.69%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) AOM
1 1 (0.78%) CSS
1 1 (0.78%) HTML
1 1 (0.78%) HTML5
1 1 (0.78%) jQuery
1 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.81%) Credit Risk
2 33 (25.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.91%) Statistics
5 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.56%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.56%) New Media
6 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Economics
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) MVS
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) Analytics
2 33 (25.78%) Data Analysis
3 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.59%) Data Management
6 10 (7.81%) Migration
6 10 (7.81%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.47%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.47%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (5.47%) Visual Analytics
9 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.69%) CRM
9 6 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.91%) Data Architecture
10 5 (3.91%) Direct Marketing
10 5 (3.91%) ETL
10 5 (3.91%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.88%) SQL
2 19 (14.84%) VBA
3 10 (7.81%) SAS Macro
4 6 (4.69%) Java
4 6 (4.69%) VB
5 5 (3.91%) C#
6 4 (3.13%) Python
6 4 (3.13%) R
7 3 (2.34%) PROC SQL
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) ISEB
4 2 (1.56%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.91%) FINREP
3 1 (0.78%) Basel III
3 1 (0.78%) COREP
3 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Teradata
2 11 (8.59%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.34%) i2
5 2 (1.56%) HP
5 2 (1.56%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos
6 1 (0.78%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) ILOG
6 1 (0.78%) Informatica
6 1 (0.78%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.78%) Trillium
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