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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK
Rank 324 256 209
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -47
Contract jobs citing SAS 280 460 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.71% 5.33% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 334 432
Median daily rate £425 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
7544 8626 8866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 16.99% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5508 5549
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 236 316
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 22 January 2017.

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -61 254 £425 -1.16% 110
London -43 108 £450 - 56
South East -18 45 £345 -27.36% 13
Scotland +10 24 £425 +3.65% 12
Yorkshire -35 23 £425 - 13
North West -2 22 £375 -6.25% 8
Edinburgh +7 20 £425 +1.19% 11
South West +9 18 £415 -7.77% 3
City of London -5 18 £445 +1.71% 12
Berkshire +18 17 £425 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -16 17 £425 - 12
East Sussex - 12 £431 -
East Midlands +10 10 £550 +22.22% 2
North East -15 10 £520 -24.36% 1
Hampshire +12 9 £190 -57.77%
Halifax +7 9 £425 -
Gloucestershire +4 8 £445 -3.78% 2
Gloucester -1 8 £445 -3.78%
West Midlands -1 8 £413 -4.62% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 8 £520 -24.36% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 8 £520 -24.36% 1
East of England - 8 £430 - 2
Brighton - 8 £525 -
Cheshire +27 6 £408 -9.44% 1
Manchester -7 6 £350 -15.15% 7
Sheffield -17 6 £525 +23.52%
Leeds -18 6 £438 - 10
South Yorkshire -21 6 £525 +23.52%
Swindon +9 5 £420 -11.57%
Chester +6 5 £365 -27.00% 1

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 287 (43.82%) SQL
2 249 (38.02%) Finance
3 242 (36.95%) Analytics
4 226 (34.50%) Analytical Skills
5 160 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (18.47%) Banking
7 115 (17.56%) Big Data
8 100 (15.27%) Python
9 97 (14.81%) R
9 97 (14.81%) Hadoop
10 95 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
11 92 (14.05%) Marketing
12 90 (13.74%) Data Modelling
13 89 (13.59%) Data Analysis
14 88 (13.44%) Degree
15 85 (12.98%) Credit Risk
15 85 (12.98%) ETL
16 84 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 83 (12.67%) Statistics
18 82 (12.52%) SQL Server
19 72 (10.99%) Retail
19 72 (10.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 71 (10.84%) SPSS
21 69 (10.53%) Oracle
22 67 (10.23%) Base SAS
23 65 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
24 58 (8.85%) Tableau
25 57 (8.70%) Teradata
25 57 (8.70%) Microsoft
26 56 (8.55%) Data Management

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 48 (7.33%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.82%) Apache
3 11 (1.68%) ArcGIS
4 9 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.92%) Confluence
7 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.31%) IIS
10 2 (0.31%) Jetty
10 2 (0.31%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.31%) nginx
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) FileNet
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 71 (10.84%) SPSS
2 42 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.05%) Stata
5 19 (2.90%) MS Office
6 6 (0.92%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.31%) EViews
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project
9 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.76%) FastStats
2 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.76%) Unica
3 3 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.46%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.68%) PaaS
4 10 (1.53%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (1.53%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.53%) IaaS
4 10 (1.53%) SaaS
5 7 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.46%) Veeva
8 2 (0.31%) Flurry Analytics
8 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (1.53%) iSCSI
2 9 (1.37%) DHCP
2 9 (1.37%) DNS
2 9 (1.37%) HTTP
3 8 (1.22%) SMTP
4 7 (1.07%) FTP
4 7 (1.07%) IMAP
4 7 (1.07%) MRTG
5 5 (0.76%) LDAP
6 4 (0.61%) SSL
7 3 (0.46%) DMS-100
7 3 (0.46%) DPNSS
7 3 (0.46%) Firewall
7 3 (0.46%) Internet
7 3 (0.46%) Q.931
8 2 (0.31%) DMVPN
8 2 (0.31%) IPsec
8 2 (0.31%) NAS
8 2 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.56%) Big Data
2 97 (14.81%) Hadoop
3 95 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
4 82 (12.52%) SQL Server
5 72 (10.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 67 (10.23%) Base SAS
7 41 (6.26%) Relational Database
7 41 (6.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 40 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (5.80%) Apache Hive
11 37 (5.65%) QlikView
12 30 (4.58%) SAS EBI
13 28 (4.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 26 (3.97%) Data Mining
15 24 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (3.05%) Data Lake
18 18 (2.75%) NoSQL
19 14 (2.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.37%) JIRA
3 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.61%) Subversion
4 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.46%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.31%) Gradle
6 2 (0.31%) Maven
6 2 (0.31%) Selenium
6 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.31%) WATIR
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.15%) Codeship
7 1 (0.15%) GitLab
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) Sahi
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 249 (38.02%) Finance
2 121 (18.47%) Banking
3 92 (14.05%) Marketing
4 72 (10.99%) Retail
5 29 (4.43%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.53%) Legal
9 8 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.92%) Advertising
11 5 (0.76%) International Banking
11 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.61%) Games
13 3 (0.46%) Billing
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (37.40%) Analyst
2 129 (19.69%) Developer
3 96 (14.66%) Data Analyst
4 73 (11.15%) SAS Developer
5 67 (10.23%) SAS Analyst
6 43 (6.56%) Consultant
7 42 (6.41%) Data Scientist
8 36 (5.50%) Insight Analyst
9 34 (5.19%) Architect
10 29 (4.43%) Administrator
11 23 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.51%) SAS Consultant
12 22 (3.36%) SAS Data Analyst
13 21 (3.21%) SQL Analyst
14 20 (3.05%) SAS Administrator
14 20 (3.05%) SQL Developer
15 18 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (2.75%) Customer Analyst
16 15 (2.29%) SQL Data Analyst
17 14 (2.14%) Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.58%) XML
2 24 (3.66%) .NET
3 12 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.37%) HTML
5 6 (0.92%) Web Services
6 5 (0.76%) HTML5
7 4 (0.61%) CSS
7 4 (0.61%) Kafka
7 4 (0.61%) Middleware
7 4 (0.61%) REST
8 3 (0.46%) D3.js
8 3 (0.46%) NumPy
8 3 (0.46%) Pandas
9 2 (0.31%) Ajax
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Tez
9 2 (0.31%) CSS3
9 2 (0.31%) Ext JS
9 2 (0.31%) JSON
9 2 (0.31%) scikit-learn
9 2 (0.31%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 226 (34.50%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (12.98%) Credit Risk
3 83 (12.67%) Statistics
4 56 (8.55%) Mathematics
5 44 (6.72%) Visualisation
6 29 (4.43%) Data Integration
7 27 (4.12%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.44%) Mainframe
10 14 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.98%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.98%) Data Extraction
12 11 (1.68%) User Experience
13 10 (1.53%) Economics
14 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.07%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.92%) Physics
17 5 (0.76%) FMCG
18 4 (0.61%) Public Cloud
18 4 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.48%) Linux
2 48 (7.33%) Unix
3 20 (3.05%) Windows
4 10 (1.53%) Debian
4 10 (1.53%) Solaris
4 10 (1.53%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.37%) CentOS
6 8 (1.22%) AIX
7 5 (0.76%) MVS
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.31%) Android
9 2 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (36.95%) Analytics
2 160 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (13.74%) Data Modelling
4 89 (13.59%) Data Analysis
5 85 (12.98%) ETL
6 84 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (8.55%) Data Management
9 51 (7.79%) Data Analytics
10 48 (7.33%) Web Analytics
11 39 (5.95%) Project Management
12 38 (5.80%) Migration
13 32 (4.89%) Machine Learning
13 32 (4.89%) Open Source
14 31 (4.73%) Customer Insight
15 29 (4.43%) ITIL
16 28 (4.27%) CRM
17 26 (3.97%) Predictive Modelling
17 26 (3.97%) Statistical Modelling
17 26 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 287 (43.82%) SQL
2 100 (15.27%) Python
3 97 (14.81%) R
4 40 (6.11%) VBA
5 31 (4.73%) Java
6 21 (3.21%) C
7 20 (3.05%) C++
8 18 (2.75%) C#
9 16 (2.44%) Perl
9 16 (2.44%) SAS Macro
10 15 (2.29%) JavaScript
10 15 (2.29%) MATLAB
11 14 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.37%) PHP
15 8 (1.22%) Scala
16 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.07%) Korn
17 6 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (13.44%) Degree
2 28 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.29%) SAS Certification
4 14 (2.14%) Postgraduate
5 13 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.83%) ISEB
7 9 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.37%) PhD
8 8 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.61%) HNC
10 4 (0.61%) HND
11 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.31%) CCNA
12 2 (0.31%) CCNP
12 2 (0.31%) MCAD
12 2 (0.31%) MCSD
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.05%) QA
3 9 (1.37%) SLA
4 6 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.61%) Basel II
5 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.31%) GCP
7 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) CDISC
8 1 (0.15%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.22%) KVM
3 7 (1.07%) Dovecot
3 7 (1.07%) iptables
3 7 (1.07%) Sendmail
3 7 (1.07%) Squid
4 6 (0.92%) HDFS
5 5 (0.76%) Ceph
6 3 (0.46%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.31%) Docker
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.31%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (2.14%) Puppet
2 8 (1.22%) Nagios
3 7 (1.07%) Cacti
3 7 (1.07%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.76%) Ansible
4 5 (0.76%) OpenNebula
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) RANCID
7 2 (0.31%) Salt
8 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.15%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 69 (10.53%) Oracle
2 58 (8.85%) Tableau
3 57 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.70%) Teradata
4 35 (5.34%) SAP
5 24 (3.66%) Cognos
5 24 (3.66%) MicroStrategy
6 19 (2.90%) Informatica
7 18 (2.75%) IBM
8 17 (2.60%) Adobe
9 15 (2.29%) Google
10 14 (2.14%) Netezza
11 11 (1.68%) Ab Initio
11 11 (1.68%) VMware
12 10 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.07%) Cisco
13 7 (1.07%) Optimizely
14 6 (0.92%) Alterian
14 6 (0.92%) ILOG
14 6 (0.92%) Omniture
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
UST Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: 350 GBP Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Three
Rate: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago