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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Certification
Rank 654 651 630
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.061% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £400 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
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
11458 10991 10636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.28% 19.26% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6594 6003
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 476
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 7 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 30 July 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 +13 7 £400 +2.56% 2
Yorkshire -2 3 £375 -3.22% 1
London -5 3 £525 +38.15%
Sheffield - 2 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (100.00%) SAS
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 15 (46.88%) Analytics
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Big Data
7 12 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 11 (34.38%) Base SAS
9 8 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (25.00%) Python
9 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (25.00%) IBM
9 8 (25.00%) CSS
9 8 (25.00%) HTML
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.00%) SPSS
9 8 (25.00%) Mapinfo
9 8 (25.00%) GIS
9 8 (25.00%) ArcGIS
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.88%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
10 7 (21.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012

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 32 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (37.50%) Big Data
2 12 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (34.38%) Base SAS
4 8 (25.00%) GIS
5 7 (21.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (12.50%) DB2
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.25%) SAS EBI
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) ERwin
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Administrator
1 8 (25.00%) SAS Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) SAS Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) jQuery
2 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Analytics
2 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) ETL Development
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Visual Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.13%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) R
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) IBM
1 8 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Informatica
5 4 (12.50%) Teradata
6 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft