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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 280 210 210
Rank change year-on-year
-70 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 455 633 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 1.11% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.63% 6.34% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 437 337
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £12.17 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.58% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £18.68 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £30.00 £53.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £18.68 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -16.97%

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
9829 9992 9438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.54% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6499 6277 5544
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 312 390
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £41.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 July 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 26 July 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 26 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 -73 400 £425 - 108
London -30 174 £450 +5.88% 52
Yorkshire -40 53 £400 -6.97% 7
West Midlands -13 45 £450 +5.88% 4
North West -5 43 £393 -12.77% 9
West Yorkshire -30 41 £400 -8.04% 5
City of London +39 37 £423 -0.58% 12
Scotland -34 37 £450 +19.20% 16
Edinburgh -19 35 £450 +16.12% 16
South East -12 32 £425 +6.11% 11
South West -3 31 £348 -9.74% 16
Leeds -19 20 £390 -13.33% 3
Halifax -3 17 £400 -13.51% 1
Shropshire -16 16 £525 +16.66%
Telford -21 14 £525 +16.66%
Merseyside +8 13 £385 -3.75%
Wales +27 12 £400 -9.60%
South Wales +22 12 £400 -9.60%
Liverpool +7 12 £385 -3.75%
Hampshire +6 12 £425 +9.67% 3
Bristol -2 12 £360 -10.00% 5
Manchester -23 12 £488 +8.33% 5
East of England +15 11 £450 -13.87% 5
South Yorkshire +8 11 £525 +16.66%
Gloucestershire -2 11 £275 -25.92% 6
Sheffield -5 11 £525 +16.66%
Berkshire +3 10 £375 - 2
Birmingham -9 10 £425 -5.55% 1
East Midlands -9 10 £313 -16.66% 3
Newport - 8 - -

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 487 (47.65%) SQL
2 432 (42.27%) Finance
3 320 (31.31%) Analytics
4 233 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
5 219 (21.43%) Banking
6 213 (20.84%) Oracle
7 197 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
8 192 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
9 182 (17.81%) Hadoop
10 162 (15.85%) Credit Risk
11 153 (14.97%) Data Modelling
12 145 (14.19%) Data Analysis
12 145 (14.19%) R
13 137 (13.41%) Base SAS
14 122 (11.94%) Unix
15 119 (11.64%) ETL
16 116 (11.35%) Retail
17 114 (11.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 113 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
18 113 (11.06%) Python
19 106 (10.37%) Teradata
20 104 (10.18%) Degree
20 104 (10.18%) Informatica
21 99 (9.69%) Big Data
22 98 (9.59%) Marketing
23 93 (9.10%) Data Management
24 91 (8.90%) Java
25 89 (8.71%) SPSS
26 88 (8.61%) Microsoft
27 87 (8.51%) Visualisation

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 33 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 27 (2.64%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.88%) Apache
3 9 (0.88%) ArcGIS
4 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.68%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.49%) Confluence
7 4 (0.39%) IIS
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.098%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.098%) FileNet
9 1 (0.098%) IPython
9 1 (0.098%) SharePoint
Applications
1 89 (8.71%) SPSS
2 73 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 37 (3.62%) MS Office
4 30 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.27%) Stata
6 8 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.68%) CPLEX
7 7 (0.68%) MS Project
8 5 (0.49%) Weka
9 1 (0.098%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) FastStats
3 5 (0.49%) Unica
4 3 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Summit
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.098%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.098%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.68%) Office 365
4 6 (0.59%) SaaS
5 4 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.39%) GitHub
5 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.29%) Route 53
6 3 (0.29%) SmartFocus
6 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.37%) DHCP
1 14 (1.37%) DNS
2 13 (1.27%) iSCSI
3 11 (1.08%) Firewall
4 10 (0.98%) Internet
5 9 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (0.78%) MPLS
7 7 (0.68%) DSL
7 7 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (0.68%) VRRP
8 6 (0.59%) HTTP
8 6 (0.59%) Network Security
9 5 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (0.49%) IMAP
9 5 (0.49%) SMTP
10 4 (0.39%) Intranet
10 4 (0.39%) LDAP
10 4 (0.39%) MRTG
10 4 (0.39%) VPN
11 3 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
2 182 (17.81%) Hadoop
3 137 (13.41%) Base SAS
4 114 (11.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 99 (9.69%) Big Data
6 87 (8.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 81 (7.93%) BusinessObjects
8 79 (7.73%) Apache Hive
9 78 (7.63%) SQL Server
10 72 (7.05%) QlikView
11 67 (6.56%) Pentaho
12 59 (5.77%) Data Mining
13 49 (4.79%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 47 (4.60%) HBase
15 45 (4.40%) Relational Database
16 43 (4.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 36 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
18 34 (3.33%) MongoDB
19 28 (2.74%) Oracle Database
20 26 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (4.01%) ERwin
2 22 (2.15%) JIRA
3 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.49%) Subversion
4 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.39%) QAComplete
5 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.29%) GitLab
6 3 (0.29%) ProC
7 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.098%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.098%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.098%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.098%) Toad
General
1 432 (42.27%) Finance
2 219 (21.43%) Banking
3 116 (11.35%) Retail
4 98 (9.59%) Marketing
5 46 (4.50%) Retail Banking
6 26 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.27%) Advertising
10 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.49%) Legal
12 4 (0.39%) Publishing
13 3 (0.29%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Games
13 3 (0.29%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.098%) Automotive
15 1 (0.098%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 365 (35.71%) Analyst
2 178 (17.42%) Developer
3 134 (13.11%) SAS Analyst
4 132 (12.92%) Data Analyst
5 119 (11.64%) SAS Developer
6 108 (10.57%) Architect
7 70 (6.85%) Risk Analyst
8 58 (5.68%) Consultant
9 53 (5.19%) Credit Analyst
9 53 (5.19%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 52 (5.09%) Data Scientist
11 50 (4.89%) Business Analyst
12 49 (4.79%) SQL Analyst
13 44 (4.31%) Administrator
13 44 (4.31%) Data Architect
14 39 (3.82%) SAS Administrator
14 39 (3.82%) SAS Data Analyst
15 38 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
16 35 (3.42%) Insight Analyst
17 34 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.13%) HTML
2 27 (2.64%) CSS
3 26 (2.54%) REST
4 23 (2.25%) XML
5 13 (1.27%) .NET
6 12 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (0.98%) HTML5
7 10 (0.98%) SciPy
8 9 (0.88%) jQuery
8 9 (0.88%) Web Services
9 7 (0.68%) Pandas
9 7 (0.68%) scikit-learn
10 6 (0.59%) NumPy
11 3 (0.29%) D3.js
11 3 (0.29%) JSON
11 3 (0.29%) Kafka
12 2 (0.20%) MDX
12 2 (0.20%) Middleware
12 2 (0.20%) MLlib
12 2 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 233 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (15.85%) Credit Risk
3 87 (8.51%) Visualisation
4 79 (7.73%) Data Integration
5 65 (6.36%) Statistics
6 63 (6.16%) Mathematics
7 41 (4.01%) Data Structures
8 40 (3.91%) Computer Science
9 37 (3.62%) Algorithms
10 29 (2.84%) Management Information System
11 25 (2.45%) Economics
12 18 (1.76%) Performance Metrics
13 17 (1.66%) User Experience
14 15 (1.47%) Data Extraction
15 14 (1.37%) Market Risk
16 13 (1.27%) Mainframe
17 11 (1.08%) Physics
18 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
19 6 (0.59%) Data Centre
19 6 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 122 (11.94%) Unix
2 72 (7.05%) Linux
3 71 (6.95%) Windows
4 25 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.49%) AIX
7 5 (0.49%) CentOS
7 5 (0.49%) Debian
7 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.29%) MVS
9 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.098%) Android
11 1 (0.098%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.098%) Solaris
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (31.31%) Analytics
2 197 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (14.97%) Data Modelling
4 145 (14.19%) Data Analysis
5 119 (11.64%) ETL
6 113 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (9.10%) Data Management
8 73 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (6.85%) Data Architecture
10 69 (6.75%) Migration
11 65 (6.36%) Open Source
12 57 (5.58%) Data Visualisation
13 56 (5.48%) CRM
13 56 (5.48%) Data Analytics
13 56 (5.48%) Project Management
13 56 (5.48%) Validation
14 50 (4.89%) Visual Analytics
15 42 (4.11%) Machine Learning
15 42 (4.11%) Statistical Modelling
15 42 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 487 (47.65%) SQL
2 145 (14.19%) R
3 113 (11.06%) Python
4 91 (8.90%) Java
5 60 (5.87%) Shell Script
6 59 (5.77%) VBA
7 47 (4.60%) C++
7 47 (4.60%) MATLAB
8 44 (4.31%) PL/SQL
9 42 (4.11%) JavaScript
10 39 (3.82%) SAS Macro
11 26 (2.54%) Ruby
12 24 (2.35%) C
13 23 (2.25%) PHP
14 22 (2.15%) Perl
14 22 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.66%) C#
16 14 (1.37%) Scala
17 12 (1.17%) VB
18 9 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (10.18%) Degree
2 63 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.94%) SAS Certification
5 18 (1.76%) PhD
6 14 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.08%) ISEB
8 8 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.59%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.39%) CCNA
10 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) CLAS
12 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.20%) MCSA
13 1 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.098%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.41%) Data Quality
2 31 (3.03%) QA
3 9 (0.88%) FINREP
4 8 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.39%) COREP
5 4 (0.39%) SLA
6 3 (0.29%) CDISC
7 2 (0.20%) Basel II
7 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) GCP
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.098%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.098%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 12 (1.17%) HDFS
1 12 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.98%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.68%) Squid
4 5 (0.49%) Dovecot
4 5 (0.49%) GridGain
4 5 (0.49%) iptables
4 5 (0.49%) KVM
4 5 (0.49%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.098%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 11 (1.08%) Control-M
2 10 (0.98%) Puppet
3 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.68%) vMotion
5 5 (0.49%) Cacti
5 5 (0.49%) HAProxy
5 5 (0.49%) Nagios
5 5 (0.49%) Oozie
5 5 (0.49%) OpenNebula
6 3 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.29%) Nessus
6 3 (0.29%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.098%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.098%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 213 (20.84%) Oracle
2 106 (10.37%) Teradata
3 104 (10.18%) Informatica
4 88 (8.61%) Microsoft
5 84 (8.22%) Tableau
6 43 (4.21%) VMware
7 32 (3.13%) CA
7 32 (3.13%) Cloudera
8 26 (2.54%) HP
8 26 (2.54%) IBM
9 24 (2.35%) Platfora
10 21 (2.05%) SAP
11 19 (1.86%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.66%) Cognos
12 17 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (1.47%) Google
14 13 (1.27%) Apple
15 12 (1.17%) Cisco
16 11 (1.08%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.08%) Hortonworks
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