The table below looks at the statistics for SAS Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Certification over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Certification
Rank 626 603 608
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.067% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Median daily rate £363 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +4.34%
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 Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11556 10459 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.29% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7154 6020 6146
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 533 544
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SAS Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAS Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SAS Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SAS Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAS Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Certification
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 +3 17 £363 -19.44% 4
London +12 6 £525 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £350 -
Yorkshire - 5 £363 -
North East - 5 £350 -
Sheffield - 4 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £363 -
Leeds - 1 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAS Certification.

1 35 (100.00%) SAS
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Hadoop
4 16 (45.71%) Analytics
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
5 14 (40.00%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) Base SAS
6 11 (31.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 11 (31.43%) Big Data
7 10 (28.57%) Banking
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 8 (22.86%) Python
9 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) HTML
9 8 (22.86%) Java
9 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.86%) SPSS
9 8 (22.86%) Mapinfo
9 8 (22.86%) GIS
9 8 (22.86%) ArcGIS
9 8 (22.86%) jQuery
9 8 (22.86%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.00%) HTML5
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Retail Banking
10 7 (20.00%) Degree

SAS Certification
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 35 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (22.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Hadoop
2 11 (31.43%) Base SAS
2 11 (31.43%) Big Data
2 11 (31.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (22.86%) GIS
4 6 (17.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.57%) DB2
7 2 (5.71%) SAS EBI
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
1 10 (28.57%) SAS Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) SAS Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (2.86%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) jQuery
2 7 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Analytics
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) ETL Development
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) R
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
1 8 (22.86%) Mapinfo
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.29%) Informatica
4 3 (8.57%) Teradata
5 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft