The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 276 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS 452 722 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.25% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 6.96% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 509 415
Median daily rate £425 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £339 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.49% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £18.68 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £42.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.76 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.10% +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9936 10378 10160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.90% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6493 6614 6075
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 327 403
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SAS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -85 406 £425 -3.40% 84
London +1 189 £450 +4.04% 38
North West -40 53 £400 -9.03% 7
City of London +20 43 £424 -4.77% 5
South West +31 35 £375 -16.66% 4
South East -73 34 £425 -5.55% 8
Scotland +16 32 £425 +8.28% 15
West Midlands -6 31 £375 -16.66% 7
Edinburgh +11 30 £438 +8.02% 13
Yorkshire -51 27 £409 -4.88% 12
Manchester -43 20 £425 - 6
West Yorkshire -49 20 £388 -8.82% 9
East Midlands -12 17 £325 -17.46% 4
Berkshire +16 15 £550 +83.33% 2
Leeds -27 15 £369 -18.05% 8
North East -62 15 £638 +32.81% 1
Bristol +8 14 £363 -14.70% 3
Gloucestershire +11 13 £350 -30.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -61 11 £575 +19.79% 1
Tyne and Wear -61 11 £575 +19.79% 1
Northampton 0 10 £331 -28.37% 2
Northamptonshire -4 10 £331 -24.28% 3
Wales +26 9 £375 -21.05%
South Wales +24 9 £375 -21.05%
Liverpool +15 9 £400 -
Merseyside +13 9 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 8 £450 -
Hampshire -28 7 £425 +0.98% 2
Wiltshire +15 6 £450 +9.09% 1
Swindon +13 6 £450 +9.09% 1

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS 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.

1 414 (47.48%) SQL
2 347 (39.79%) Finance
3 293 (33.60%) Analytics
4 244 (27.98%) Analytical Skills
5 180 (20.64%) Banking
6 171 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
7 144 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
7 144 (16.51%) Credit Risk
8 136 (15.60%) R
9 133 (15.25%) Hadoop
10 125 (14.33%) Oracle
11 119 (13.65%) Marketing
12 118 (13.53%) Base SAS
13 116 (13.30%) Data Modelling
14 108 (12.39%) Degree
15 107 (12.27%) Data Analysis
16 106 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (12.16%) Python
17 105 (12.04%) Retail
17 105 (12.04%) Big Data
18 102 (11.70%) ETL
19 93 (10.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 86 (9.86%) Statistics
21 85 (9.75%) SPSS
22 83 (9.52%) Unix
23 79 (9.06%) Visualisation
24 78 (8.94%) Teradata
25 73 (8.37%) SQL Server
26 70 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
26 70 (8.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS
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 38 (4.36%) Apache Spark
2 28 (3.21%) Apache Pig
3 19 (2.18%) Apache
4 8 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.69%) ArcGIS
5 6 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.57%) Confluence
7 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.11%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.11%) FileNet
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (9.75%) SPSS
2 53 (6.08%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.98%) MS Office
4 22 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.83%) Stata
6 8 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.57%) CPLEX
7 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.23%) MS Project
9 1 (0.11%) EViews
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.92%) Unica
3 6 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.69%) FastStats
4 3 (0.34%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Radian6
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.83%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.80%) Office 365
4 7 (0.80%) PaaS
4 7 (0.80%) SaaS
5 6 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.46%) GitHub
6 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.46%) IaaS
6 4 (0.46%) SmartFocus
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.83%) iSCSI
2 14 (1.61%) DHCP
2 14 (1.61%) DNS
3 11 (1.26%) Internet
4 10 (1.15%) Firewall
5 8 (0.92%) MPLS
6 7 (0.80%) DSL
6 7 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (0.80%) HTTP
6 7 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (0.80%) VRRP
7 6 (0.69%) IMAP
7 6 (0.69%) LDAP
7 6 (0.69%) MRTG
7 6 (0.69%) SMTP
8 5 (0.57%) Network Security
9 4 (0.46%) FTP
10 3 (0.34%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.34%) SSL
11 2 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
2 133 (15.25%) Hadoop
3 118 (13.53%) Base SAS
4 105 (12.04%) Big Data
5 93 (10.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 73 (8.37%) SQL Server
7 70 (8.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 60 (6.88%) Data Mining
9 59 (6.77%) Apache Hive
9 59 (6.77%) BusinessObjects
10 45 (5.16%) Relational Database
11 41 (4.70%) QlikView
12 40 (4.59%) Pentaho
13 35 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (3.10%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 26 (2.98%) SAS EBI
16 25 (2.87%) HBase
17 21 (2.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 20 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (2.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (1.95%) ERwin
2 14 (1.61%) JIRA
3 12 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.34%) GitLab
4 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.34%) Subversion
4 3 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.23%) Toad
5 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) ProC
General
1 347 (39.79%) Finance
2 180 (20.64%) Banking
3 119 (13.65%) Marketing
4 105 (12.04%) Retail
5 31 (3.56%) Retail Banking
6 24 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.15%) Legal
9 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.46%) Billing
10 4 (0.46%) Electronics
10 4 (0.46%) Games
10 4 (0.46%) Publishing
11 3 (0.34%) Advertising
11 3 (0.34%) International Banking
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 328 (37.61%) Analyst
2 166 (19.04%) Developer
3 120 (13.76%) Data Analyst
4 111 (12.73%) SAS Developer
5 105 (12.04%) SAS Analyst
6 75 (8.60%) Architect
7 54 (6.19%) Insight Analyst
8 53 (6.08%) Risk Analyst
9 51 (5.85%) Consultant
10 50 (5.73%) Data Scientist
11 44 (5.05%) Credit Analyst
11 44 (5.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 39 (4.47%) SQL Analyst
13 34 (3.90%) Administrator
14 32 (3.67%) SAS Data Analyst
15 28 (3.21%) Business Analyst
15 28 (3.21%) Project Manager
16 27 (3.10%) Data Architect
16 27 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
17 25 (2.87%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.87%) XML
2 18 (2.06%) REST
3 15 (1.72%) HTML
4 10 (1.15%) SciPy
5 8 (0.92%) .NET
5 8 (0.92%) CSS
5 8 (0.92%) Pandas
6 7 (0.80%) scikit-learn
7 6 (0.69%) NumPy
7 6 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (0.57%) D3.js
9 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.46%) Kafka
9 4 (0.46%) Middleware
9 4 (0.46%) Web Services
10 3 (0.34%) HTML5
10 3 (0.34%) JSON
11 2 (0.23%) MLlib
11 2 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 244 (27.98%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (16.51%) Credit Risk
3 86 (9.86%) Statistics
4 79 (9.06%) Visualisation
5 66 (7.57%) Mathematics
6 56 (6.42%) Data Integration
7 37 (4.24%) Computer Science
8 33 (3.78%) Data Structures
9 27 (3.10%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.64%) Algorithms
10 23 (2.64%) Economics
11 20 (2.29%) User Experience
12 18 (2.06%) Data Extraction
13 15 (1.72%) Mainframe
14 12 (1.38%) Market Risk
14 12 (1.38%) Physics
15 11 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
16 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Licensing
17 6 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.52%) Unix
2 60 (6.88%) Linux
3 36 (4.13%) Windows
4 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.03%) Debian
5 9 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.80%) CentOS
6 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.46%) Solaris
8 3 (0.34%) AIX
8 3 (0.34%) Android
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (33.60%) Analytics
2 171 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (13.30%) Data Modelling
4 107 (12.27%) Data Analysis
5 106 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (11.70%) ETL
7 70 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (7.68%) Data Management
9 62 (7.11%) Migration
10 55 (6.31%) Open Source
11 54 (6.19%) CRM
12 50 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (5.62%) Data Analytics
14 47 (5.39%) Validation
15 45 (5.16%) Customer Insight
15 45 (5.16%) Data Visualisation
16 44 (5.05%) Machine Learning
16 44 (5.05%) Statistical Modelling
17 43 (4.93%) Data Architecture
18 40 (4.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 414 (47.48%) SQL
2 136 (15.60%) R
3 106 (12.16%) Python
4 61 (7.00%) VBA
5 52 (5.96%) Java
6 38 (4.36%) Shell Script
7 35 (4.01%) PL/SQL
8 32 (3.67%) MATLAB
8 32 (3.67%) SAS Macro
9 27 (3.10%) C++
10 23 (2.64%) C
11 21 (2.41%) JavaScript
12 20 (2.29%) PHP
13 17 (1.95%) Perl
14 16 (1.83%) Ruby
15 13 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.38%) Scala
17 9 (1.03%) C#
18 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 108 (12.39%) Degree
2 42 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.06%) PhD
5 17 (1.95%) SAS Certification
6 9 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.92%) Postgraduate
8 7 (0.80%) ISEB
9 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) HNC
9 4 (0.46%) HND
10 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.23%) CCNA
11 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CISSP
11 2 (0.23%) CLAS
11 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.23%) MCSA
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.54%) Data Quality
2 38 (4.36%) QA
3 6 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.69%) SLA
4 4 (0.46%) CDISC
5 3 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.23%) Basel II
6 2 (0.23%) Basel III
6 2 (0.23%) COREP
6 2 (0.23%) FINREP
6 2 (0.23%) GCP
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.38%) HDFS
2 11 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.15%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.92%) Squid
5 7 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.69%) Dovecot
6 6 (0.69%) iptables
6 6 (0.69%) KVM
6 6 (0.69%) Sendmail
6 6 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.23%) Ceph
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (1.49%) Puppet
2 7 (0.80%) vMotion
3 6 (0.69%) Cacti
3 6 (0.69%) HAProxy
3 6 (0.69%) Nagios
4 5 (0.57%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.46%) Control-M
5 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.46%) Oozie
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.34%) Nessus
6 3 (0.34%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.23%) SCCM
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 125 (14.33%) Oracle
2 78 (8.94%) Teradata
3 68 (7.80%) Tableau
4 59 (6.77%) Microsoft
5 52 (5.96%) Informatica
6 28 (3.21%) SAP
6 28 (3.21%) VMware
7 23 (2.64%) Cloudera
8 19 (2.18%) HP
8 19 (2.18%) MicroStrategy
9 18 (2.06%) Cognos
10 17 (1.95%) CA
11 16 (1.83%) Google
11 16 (1.83%) Platfora
12 14 (1.61%) IBM
13 9 (1.03%) Dell
13 9 (1.03%) Hortonworks
13 9 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.92%) Adobe
14 8 (0.92%) Netezza
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
iSource IT
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £325 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
UK , United Kingdom, London
Euro Transition
Rate: £70 - £110 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago