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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 292 199 238
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +39
Contract jobs citing SAS 420 651 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 6.63% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 448 328
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
9426 9825 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.57% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6296 6134 5667
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 339 354
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.80 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 26 June 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
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 26 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 -88 373 £450 +5.88% 112
London -32 164 £475 +11.76% 61
Yorkshire -43 61 £425 - 8
South East -10 42 £425 -5.55% 15
West Yorkshire -34 42 £400 -5.88% 8
North West -21 35 £400 -13.51% 10
West Midlands -14 34 £450 +9.09% 3
Scotland -51 28 £370 -7.50% 17
City of London +21 27 £438 +9.37% 18
Edinburgh -41 26 £370 -13.70% 16
South West -14 24 £388 +0.64% 9
Halifax -2 20 £400 -13.51% 1
South Yorkshire +8 18 £700 +154.54%
Sheffield -1 18 £700 +154.54%
Leeds -41 17 £400 -3.03% 7
Manchester -19 16 £425 -2.85% 10
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £400 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +4 11 £425 +3.03% 3
Wales +23 10 £391 -12.81% 2
South Wales +22 10 £391 -12.81% 2
Shropshire -24 10 £505 -
Milton Keynes +13 9 £388 -7.73% 1
Gloucestershire -5 9 £275 -25.92% 1
East of England +13 8 £550 +5.26%
Merseyside +2 8 £385 -28.70%
Birmingham -4 8 £425 - 2
Telford -25 8 £505 -
Liverpool -1 7 £385 -28.70%
Wolverhampton +4 6 £425 -13.70%
Cheshire -3 6 £400 -21.95%

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 461 (45.96%) SQL
2 440 (43.87%) Finance
3 301 (30.01%) Analytics
4 227 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
5 219 (21.83%) Oracle
6 203 (20.24%) Banking
7 197 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
7 197 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
8 178 (17.75%) Hadoop
9 166 (16.55%) Credit Risk
10 164 (16.35%) Data Modelling
11 146 (14.56%) Data Analysis
12 135 (13.46%) Base SAS
13 130 (12.96%) Unix
14 124 (12.36%) R
15 121 (12.06%) Python
16 117 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
17 113 (11.27%) Retail
18 111 (11.07%) ETL
19 108 (10.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 107 (10.67%) Data Management
21 102 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
21 102 (10.17%) Informatica
22 93 (9.27%) Java
22 93 (9.27%) Visualisation
23 92 (9.17%) Big Data
23 92 (9.17%) Degree
24 91 (9.07%) Teradata
25 89 (8.87%) Tableau
26 88 (8.77%) Data Quality

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 25 (2.49%) Apache Pig
2 24 (2.39%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.90%) ArcGIS
4 7 (0.70%) Apache
4 7 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.70%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.60%) Confluence
5 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.40%) IIS
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.100%) Documentum
8 1 (0.100%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.100%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.100%) IPython
8 1 (0.100%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 70 (6.98%) SPSS
2 33 (3.29%) MS Office
3 30 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.30%) Stata
5 9 (0.90%) MS Project
5 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.80%) CPLEX
7 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.50%) Weka
9 1 (0.100%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.100%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Unica
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.30%) FastStats
5 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Summit
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.100%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.100%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.100%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.50%) SaaS
5 4 (0.40%) GitHub
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.30%) PaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Route 53
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.20%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.100%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (0.70%) DHCP
2 7 (0.70%) DNS
3 6 (0.60%) HTTP
3 6 (0.60%) iSCSI
4 5 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (0.50%) IMAP
4 5 (0.50%) SMTP
5 4 (0.40%) Firewall
5 4 (0.40%) Intranet
5 4 (0.40%) MRTG
5 4 (0.40%) NAS
5 4 (0.40%) VPN
6 3 (0.30%) Internet
6 3 (0.30%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.20%) LAN
7 2 (0.20%) LDAP
7 2 (0.20%) Network Security
7 2 (0.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.100%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
2 178 (17.75%) Hadoop
3 135 (13.46%) Base SAS
4 108 (10.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 102 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
6 92 (9.17%) Big Data
7 87 (8.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 78 (7.78%) Apache Hive
9 70 (6.98%) QlikView
10 69 (6.88%) Pentaho
11 68 (6.78%) Data Mining
12 54 (5.38%) HBase
12 54 (5.38%) SQL Server
13 53 (5.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 44 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (4.19%) MongoDB
16 40 (3.99%) Relational Database
17 29 (2.89%) Oracle Database
18 26 (2.59%) SAS EBI
19 23 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 54 (5.38%) ERwin
2 23 (2.29%) JIRA
3 9 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.50%) Subversion
4 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.40%) QAComplete
5 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.30%) GitLab
6 3 (0.30%) PVCS
7 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.20%) ProC
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.100%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.100%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.100%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 440 (43.87%) Finance
2 203 (20.24%) Banking
3 113 (11.27%) Retail
4 67 (6.68%) Marketing
5 48 (4.79%) Retail Banking
6 27 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.60%) Advertising
8 15 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.60%) Publishing
12 5 (0.50%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.30%) Electronics
13 3 (0.30%) Legal
13 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.100%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 351 (35.00%) Analyst
2 200 (19.94%) Developer
3 141 (14.06%) SAS Developer
4 128 (12.76%) SAS Analyst
5 125 (12.46%) Data Analyst
6 108 (10.77%) Architect
7 70 (6.98%) Risk Analyst
8 65 (6.48%) Business Analyst
9 56 (5.58%) Data Scientist
10 55 (5.48%) Credit Analyst
10 55 (5.48%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 51 (5.08%) Consultant
12 45 (4.49%) Administrator
12 45 (4.49%) Data Architect
13 41 (4.09%) SAS Administrator
14 40 (3.99%) SAS Data Analyst
15 38 (3.79%) SQL Analyst
16 36 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
17 33 (3.29%) Enterprise Architect
18 31 (3.09%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.39%) HTML
2 30 (2.99%) CSS
3 23 (2.29%) XML
4 21 (2.09%) REST
5 14 (1.40%) .NET
6 13 (1.30%) Web Services
7 12 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (1.00%) HTML5
9 8 (0.80%) jQuery
9 8 (0.80%) SciPy
10 4 (0.40%) NumPy
10 4 (0.40%) Pandas
10 4 (0.40%) scikit-learn
11 2 (0.20%) JSON
11 2 (0.20%) Kafka
11 2 (0.20%) MDX
11 2 (0.20%) Middleware
11 2 (0.20%) MLlib
11 2 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (0.100%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 227 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (16.55%) Credit Risk
3 93 (9.27%) Visualisation
4 70 (6.98%) Data Integration
5 55 (5.48%) Statistics
6 46 (4.59%) Mathematics
7 38 (3.79%) Data Structures
8 37 (3.69%) Management Information System
9 32 (3.19%) Algorithms
9 32 (3.19%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.89%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
12 16 (1.60%) Economics
13 13 (1.30%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.00%) User Experience
15 9 (0.90%) Data Extraction
16 8 (0.80%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.70%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.70%) Life Science
17 7 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 130 (12.96%) Unix
2 80 (7.98%) Linux
3 79 (7.88%) Windows
4 19 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.70%) MVS
8 5 (0.50%) AIX
8 5 (0.50%) CentOS
8 5 (0.50%) Debian
8 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.100%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.100%) Fedora
12 1 (0.100%) Solaris
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (30.01%) Analytics
2 197 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
3 164 (16.35%) Data Modelling
4 146 (14.56%) Data Analysis
5 117 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (11.07%) ETL
7 107 (10.67%) Data Management
8 75 (7.48%) Data Architecture
9 72 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (6.38%) Open Source
11 61 (6.08%) Data Visualisation
12 57 (5.68%) Migration
13 56 (5.58%) Validation
14 50 (4.99%) Data Analytics
15 49 (4.89%) Project Management
16 48 (4.79%) Visual Analytics
17 43 (4.29%) Statistical Modelling
18 40 (3.99%) CRM
18 40 (3.99%) Statistical Analysis
19 38 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 461 (45.96%) SQL
2 124 (12.36%) R
3 121 (12.06%) Python
4 93 (9.27%) Java
5 68 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 63 (6.28%) C++
7 50 (4.99%) VBA
8 45 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 44 (4.39%) JavaScript
10 42 (4.19%) MATLAB
11 41 (4.09%) SAS Macro
12 33 (3.29%) Perl
13 28 (2.79%) Ruby
14 24 (2.39%) C
15 23 (2.29%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.89%) C#
17 18 (1.79%) PHP
18 17 (1.69%) Bash Shell
19 13 (1.30%) Scala
20 11 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (9.17%) Degree
2 67 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.29%) SAS Certification
5 17 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.40%) PhD
7 12 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (1.10%) ISEB
9 6 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.40%) CCNA
11 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.20%) MCSA
14 1 (0.100%) ACCA
14 1 (0.100%) CIMA
14 1 (0.100%) CISSP
14 1 (0.100%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.77%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.69%) QA
3 10 (1.00%) FINREP
4 8 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.60%) Basel II
6 4 (0.40%) COREP
6 4 (0.40%) SLA
7 3 (0.30%) CDISC
8 2 (0.20%) Basel III
8 2 (0.20%) GCP
9 1 (0.100%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.100%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.00%) HDFS
3 7 (0.70%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.70%) Squid
4 5 (0.50%) Dovecot
4 5 (0.50%) GridGain
4 5 (0.50%) iptables
4 5 (0.50%) KVM
4 5 (0.50%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.100%) Ceph
6 1 (0.100%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.10%) Control-M
2 10 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.00%) Puppet
3 6 (0.60%) Oozie
4 5 (0.50%) Cacti
4 5 (0.50%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.50%) Nagios
4 5 (0.50%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.30%) Nessus
6 3 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.100%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 219 (21.83%) Oracle
2 102 (10.17%) Informatica
3 91 (9.07%) Teradata
4 89 (8.87%) Tableau
5 77 (7.68%) Microsoft
6 41 (4.09%) CA
7 31 (3.09%) VMware
8 27 (2.69%) Cloudera
9 26 (2.59%) IBM
10 20 (1.99%) Cognos
11 19 (1.89%) SAP
12 18 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.69%) Platfora
14 16 (1.60%) HP
15 15 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
16 13 (1.30%) Apple
17 12 (1.20%) Cisco
17 12 (1.20%) i2
18 11 (1.10%) CheckPoint
18 11 (1.10%) Google
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