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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 332 224 204
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -20
Contract jobs citing SAS 327 605 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 1.11% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 6.56% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 431 467
Median daily rate £425 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Median hourly rate £15.43 £40.52 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.92% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £24.93 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.25 £56.10 £54.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +23.07%

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
8983 9220 10074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 16.86% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5771 5845 6404
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 259 364
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -114 302 £425 -3.40% 100
London -80 131 £467 +9.88% 52
North West -41 36 £400 -5.88% 12
South East -38 31 £400 -9.85% 6
North East -39 29 £500 - 2
Tyne and Wear -45 25 £480 -4.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -46 25 £480 -4.00% 1
City of London -12 22 £425 -1.44% 13
Yorkshire -53 21 £435 -3.33% 10
Scotland 0 18 £350 -20.00% 13
South West 0 17 £363 -23.68% 10
West Midlands -10 16 £375 -18.91% 5
Edinburgh +8 15 £363 -17.14% 12
East Midlands 0 13 £375 -18.03% 3
West Yorkshire -43 13 £425 -1.16% 7
Manchester -34 11 £350 -17.64% 7
Leeds -18 9 £430 -9.47% 5
Berkshire +9 8 £425 +70.00% 3
Hampshire +9 8 £314 -26.17%
Gloucestershire +1 8 £375 -21.05% 3
Gloucester -4 7 £388 -20.51%
Lancashire -17 7 £375 -33.03%
South Yorkshire -24 7 £525 +7.14% 1
Sheffield -29 7 £525 +7.14% 1
East of England +13 6 £425 -
East Sussex +9 6 £400 -11.11%
Birmingham -5 6 £506 +6.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £350 -6.66% 1
Brighton +10 5 £400 -11.11%
Derbyshire +6 5 £413 -11.29%

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 364 (45.16%) SQL
2 294 (36.48%) Finance
3 283 (35.11%) Analytics
4 230 (28.54%) Analytical Skills
5 161 (19.98%) Business Intelligence
6 158 (19.60%) Banking
7 133 (16.50%) Marketing
8 126 (15.63%) R
9 125 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
10 122 (15.14%) Big Data
11 120 (14.89%) Hadoop
12 109 (13.52%) Python
12 109 (13.52%) Credit Risk
13 107 (13.28%) Base SAS
14 104 (12.90%) ETL
15 103 (12.78%) Degree
15 103 (12.78%) Statistics
16 100 (12.41%) Data Analysis
16 100 (12.41%) Oracle
17 97 (12.03%) Data Modelling
18 96 (11.91%) Retail
19 95 (11.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 88 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
21 87 (10.79%) SQL Server
22 86 (10.67%) SPSS
23 79 (9.80%) Teradata
24 73 (9.06%) Mathematics
25 69 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
26 67 (8.31%) Unix
27 61 (7.57%) Linux

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 47 (5.83%) Apache Spark
2 28 (3.47%) Apache
3 15 (1.86%) Apache Pig
4 8 (0.99%) ArcGIS
5 7 (0.87%) Confluence
5 7 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.25%) IIS
8 2 (0.25%) JBoss
8 2 (0.25%) Jetty
8 2 (0.25%) Mongrel
8 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.25%) nginx
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 86 (10.67%) SPSS
2 47 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.23%) MS Office
5 14 (1.74%) Stata
6 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.37%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.25%) EViews
9 1 (0.12%) Simulink
9 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (0.99%) Unica
2 7 (0.87%) FastStats
3 6 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.61%) PaaS
4 11 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 11 (1.36%) SaaS
5 10 (1.24%) IaaS
6 8 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.87%) Office 365
8 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.50%) SmartFocus
9 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.25%) Flurry Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.11%) iSCSI
2 16 (1.99%) DHCP
2 16 (1.99%) DNS
3 11 (1.36%) Firewall
4 10 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (1.24%) Internet
5 9 (1.12%) HTTP
5 9 (1.12%) MPLS
6 7 (0.87%) DSL
6 7 (0.87%) IMAP
6 7 (0.87%) LDAP
6 7 (0.87%) MRTG
6 7 (0.87%) SMTP
6 7 (0.87%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (0.87%) VRRP
7 6 (0.74%) FTP
7 6 (0.74%) SSL
8 5 (0.62%) Network Security
9 4 (0.50%) SAN
10 3 (0.37%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
2 122 (15.14%) Big Data
3 120 (14.89%) Hadoop
4 107 (13.28%) Base SAS
5 95 (11.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 87 (10.79%) SQL Server
7 57 (7.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 48 (5.96%) Relational Database
9 47 (5.83%) Apache Hive
10 39 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (4.71%) QlikView
12 35 (4.34%) Data Mining
13 34 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
14 31 (3.85%) SAS EBI
15 28 (3.47%) Pentaho
16 25 (3.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 22 (2.73%) Data Lake
17 22 (2.73%) NoSQL
18 20 (2.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 20 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.86%) JIRA
2 14 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.50%) Subversion
5 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.37%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.25%) ERwin
6 2 (0.25%) Selenium
6 2 (0.25%) Toad
6 2 (0.25%) WATIR
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.12%) Codeship
7 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.12%) ProC
7 1 (0.12%) Sahi
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 294 (36.48%) Finance
2 158 (19.60%) Banking
3 133 (16.50%) Marketing
4 96 (11.91%) Retail
5 25 (3.10%) Retail Banking
5 25 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.36%) Legal
8 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.62%) Games
10 5 (0.62%) International Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Billing
12 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Electronics
12 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 304 (37.72%) Analyst
2 151 (18.73%) Developer
3 115 (14.27%) Data Analyst
4 95 (11.79%) SAS Developer
5 84 (10.42%) SAS Analyst
6 55 (6.82%) Architect
7 50 (6.20%) Insight Analyst
8 47 (5.83%) Consultant
9 45 (5.58%) Data Scientist
10 34 (4.22%) Administrator
11 28 (3.47%) SAS Consultant
11 28 (3.47%) SQL Analyst
12 27 (3.35%) Customer Analyst
13 25 (3.10%) Risk Analyst
14 23 (2.85%) SAS Administrator
15 22 (2.73%) Analytics Manager
15 22 (2.73%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.73%) SAS Data Analyst
16 21 (2.61%) Credit Risk Analyst
16 21 (2.61%) Customer Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.23%) XML
2 18 (2.23%) .NET
3 17 (2.11%) REST
4 10 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.12%) HTML
6 7 (0.87%) Web Services
7 6 (0.74%) Kafka
8 5 (0.62%) D3.js
8 5 (0.62%) HTML5
8 5 (0.62%) Middleware
8 5 (0.62%) Pandas
9 4 (0.50%) Apache Tez
9 4 (0.50%) CSS
9 4 (0.50%) NumPy
9 4 (0.50%) scikit-learn
10 3 (0.37%) JSON
10 3 (0.37%) SciPy
11 2 (0.25%) Ajax
11 2 (0.25%) COM+
11 2 (0.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 230 (28.54%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (13.52%) Credit Risk
3 103 (12.78%) Statistics
4 73 (9.06%) Mathematics
5 45 (5.58%) Data Integration
5 45 (5.58%) Visualisation
6 32 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 25 (3.10%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.36%) Economics
9 17 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.11%) User Experience
10 14 (1.74%) Data Extraction
10 14 (1.74%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.36%) Physics
12 7 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.87%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Licensing
13 6 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.31%) Unix
2 61 (7.57%) Linux
3 37 (4.59%) Windows
4 10 (1.24%) AIX
4 10 (1.24%) Debian
4 10 (1.24%) Solaris
4 10 (1.24%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.99%) CentOS
7 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.37%) Android
10 3 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.25%) MVS
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (35.11%) Analytics
2 161 (19.98%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (12.90%) ETL
4 100 (12.41%) Data Analysis
5 97 (12.03%) Data Modelling
6 88 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (7.07%) Migration
8 57 (7.07%) Web Analytics
9 51 (6.33%) Data Management
10 49 (6.08%) Data Analytics
11 46 (5.71%) CRM
12 45 (5.58%) Customer Insight
13 43 (5.33%) Open Source
13 43 (5.33%) Project Management
14 41 (5.09%) Machine Learning
15 40 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (4.09%) Predictive Modelling
17 29 (3.60%) Statistical Modelling
18 27 (3.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 364 (45.16%) SQL
2 126 (15.63%) R
3 109 (13.52%) Python
4 52 (6.45%) VBA
5 39 (4.84%) Java
6 23 (2.85%) SAS Macro
7 22 (2.73%) C
8 21 (2.61%) MATLAB
8 21 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 20 (2.48%) C++
9 20 (2.48%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.86%) Perl
11 15 (1.86%) PHP
12 13 (1.61%) C#
12 13 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.87%) Korn
15 6 (0.74%) Scala
16 4 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (12.78%) Degree
2 41 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.86%) PhD
5 13 (1.61%) SAS Certification
6 12 (1.49%) ISEB
6 12 (1.49%) Postgraduate
7 8 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.50%) HNC
10 4 (0.50%) HND
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.25%) CCNA
12 2 (0.25%) CISSP
12 2 (0.25%) MCAD
12 2 (0.25%) MCSD
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.10%) QA
3 12 (1.49%) SLA
4 6 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) Basel II
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) CDISC
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.49%) HDFS
2 10 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.99%) KVM
5 7 (0.87%) Dovecot
5 7 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.87%) iptables
5 7 (0.87%) Sendmail
5 7 (0.87%) Squid
6 6 (0.74%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.37%) Ceph
9 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.25%) Docker
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.12%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (1.36%) Puppet
2 8 (0.99%) Nagios
3 7 (0.87%) Cacti
3 7 (0.87%) HAProxy
3 7 (0.87%) vMotion
4 5 (0.62%) OpenNebula
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.37%) Ansible
6 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.25%) RANCID
8 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 100 (12.41%) Oracle
2 79 (9.80%) Teradata
3 61 (7.57%) Microsoft
4 56 (6.95%) Tableau
5 33 (4.09%) Informatica
6 32 (3.97%) SAP
7 30 (3.72%) VMware
8 21 (2.61%) Google
9 20 (2.48%) Cloudera
10 18 (2.23%) Adobe
10 18 (2.23%) HP
10 18 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
11 17 (2.11%) Cognos
12 15 (1.86%) Platfora
13 14 (1.74%) IBM
14 12 (1.49%) Ab Initio
14 12 (1.49%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.12%) Alterian
15 9 (1.12%) Netezza
16 8 (0.99%) Omniture
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Northallerton
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
North West
Cooper Burns Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago