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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK
Rank 293 241 216
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -25
Contract jobs citing SAS 340 510 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.27% 5.89% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 370 428
Median daily rate £438 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £48.25
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
7969 8663 9157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 16.92% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5206 5506 5590
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 225 310
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -45 304 £438 -2.77% 123
London -16 140 £450 -5.26% 55
South East -26 45 £400 -15.78% 12
South West +10 30 £430 +4.24% 5
Scotland -12 26 £400 -11.11% 15
Yorkshire -18 25 £450 +5.88% 14
North West -2 24 £365 -8.75% 16
West Yorkshire -10 22 £435 +2.35% 11
Edinburgh -11 21 £413 -8.33% 14
City of London -4 20 £448 -5.78% 15
Berkshire +18 16 £425 -1.16% 1
West Midlands +7 16 £431 -13.75% 4
East Midlands +6 14 £444 -1.38% 9
East Sussex - 12 £425 -
South Wales +25 11 £425 +45.29%
Cardiff +20 11 £460 +57.26%
Wales +16 11 £425 +45.29%
Swindon +10 11 £450 -2.70%
Wiltshire +10 11 £450 -2.70%
Leeds -12 11 £450 +5.88% 9
Halifax +2 9 £425 -0.58%
East of England -2 9 £430 - 7
Gloucestershire +7 8 £445 +9.53%
Gloucester +5 8 £445 +31.85%
Hampshire +1 8 £200 -55.55% 3
Bristol +4 7 £363 +6.61% 3
Brighton - 7 £525 -
Cheshire +27 6 £365 -2.66% 4
Lancashire +9 6 £369 +35.32%
Manchester -5 6 £350 -17.64% 12

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 283 (42.43%) SQL
2 253 (37.93%) Finance
3 252 (37.78%) Analytics
4 222 (33.28%) Analytical Skills
5 172 (25.79%) Business Intelligence
6 128 (19.19%) Banking
7 124 (18.59%) Big Data
8 122 (18.29%) Hadoop
9 112 (16.79%) R
9 112 (16.79%) ETL
10 106 (15.89%) Python
11 101 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
12 96 (14.39%) Data Analysis
13 94 (14.09%) SQL Server
14 92 (13.79%) Data Modelling
15 90 (13.49%) Microsoft
16 85 (12.74%) Credit Risk
17 84 (12.59%) Oracle
17 84 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 83 (12.44%) Mathematics
19 80 (11.99%) Degree
19 80 (11.99%) Marketing
20 73 (10.94%) Teradata
20 73 (10.94%) Retail
21 71 (10.64%) Statistics
21 71 (10.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
22 70 (10.49%) Data Management
23 69 (10.34%) SPSS
24 68 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
25 67 (10.04%) Data Analytics

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 50 (7.50%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.70%) Apache
3 15 (2.25%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.50%) ArcGIS
6 6 (0.90%) Confluence
6 6 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.45%) Drupal
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.30%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) Jetty
9 2 (0.30%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.30%) nginx
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 69 (10.34%) SPSS
2 63 (9.45%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.80%) MS Office
4 27 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.55%) Stata
6 6 (0.90%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.45%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.30%) EViews
9 2 (0.30%) MS Project
10 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) FastStats
2 5 (0.75%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.45%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.30%) Unica
5 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.10%) Google Analytics
2 14 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.50%) IaaS
3 10 (1.50%) PaaS
3 10 (1.50%) SaaS
4 7 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.45%) Route 53
7 3 (0.45%) Veeva
7 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.05%) DHCP
1 7 (1.05%) DNS
1 7 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (1.05%) iSCSI
1 7 (1.05%) SMTP
2 6 (0.90%) HTTP
2 6 (0.90%) SSL
3 5 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (0.75%) Internet
4 4 (0.60%) Firewall
4 4 (0.60%) FTP
4 4 (0.60%) IMAP
4 4 (0.60%) MRTG
5 3 (0.45%) DMS-100
5 3 (0.45%) DPNSS
5 3 (0.45%) LDAP
5 3 (0.45%) Q.931
6 2 (0.30%) IPsec
6 2 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.59%) Big Data
2 122 (18.29%) Hadoop
3 101 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
4 94 (14.09%) SQL Server
5 71 (10.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 56 (8.40%) Base SAS
7 53 (7.95%) QlikView
8 50 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
9 46 (6.90%) Apache Hive
10 44 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (6.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 41 (6.15%) Relational Database
13 37 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (5.25%) SAS EBI
15 31 (4.65%) Data Mining
16 29 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 28 (4.20%) Power BI
18 26 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (2.70%) Data Lake
19 18 (2.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 13 (1.95%) JIRA
2 10 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.20%) ERwin
4 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.45%) GitLab
7 3 (0.45%) Subversion
7 3 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.45%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.30%) Gradle
8 2 (0.30%) Maven
8 2 (0.30%) ProC
8 2 (0.30%) Selenium
8 2 (0.30%) WATIR
9 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.15%) Sahi
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 253 (37.93%) Finance
2 128 (19.19%) Banking
3 80 (11.99%) Marketing
4 73 (10.94%) Retail
5 25 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.55%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.65%) Legal
8 11 (1.65%) Publishing
9 9 (1.35%) Advertising
9 9 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.60%) Games
10 4 (0.60%) International Banking
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (35.83%) Analyst
2 131 (19.64%) Developer
3 95 (14.24%) Data Analyst
4 70 (10.49%) SAS Developer
5 67 (10.04%) SAS Analyst
6 49 (7.35%) Data Scientist
7 47 (7.05%) Architect
8 44 (6.60%) Consultant
9 31 (4.65%) Administrator
9 31 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.75%) Insight Analyst
11 23 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 23 (3.45%) SAS Data Analyst
12 22 (3.30%) SAS Administrator
12 22 (3.30%) SAS Consultant
13 20 (3.00%) Data Architect
13 20 (3.00%) SQL Analyst
14 18 (2.70%) SQL Developer
15 16 (2.40%) Customer Analyst
16 15 (2.25%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.25%) XML
2 28 (4.20%) .NET
3 15 (2.25%) Web Services
4 13 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.20%) HTML
6 7 (1.05%) CSS
7 4 (0.60%) Kafka
7 4 (0.60%) REST
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Tez
8 3 (0.45%) Flash
8 3 (0.45%) HTML5
8 3 (0.45%) Middleware
8 3 (0.45%) NumPy
8 3 (0.45%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.30%) Ajax
9 2 (0.30%) Ext JS
9 2 (0.30%) JSON
9 2 (0.30%) MDX
9 2 (0.30%) Pandas
9 2 (0.30%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 222 (33.28%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (12.74%) Credit Risk
3 26 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.90%) Fintech
11 6 (0.90%) PKI
11 6 (0.90%) User Experience
11 6 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.75%) Life Science
13 4 (0.60%) FMCG
13 4 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (0.60%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.60%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.50%) Linux
2 45 (6.75%) Unix
3 27 (4.05%) Windows
4 8 (1.20%) AIX
4 8 (1.20%) Solaris
5 7 (1.05%) CentOS
5 7 (1.05%) MVS
6 6 (0.90%) Debian
6 6 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) VME
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (37.78%) Analytics
2 172 (25.79%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (16.79%) ETL
4 96 (14.39%) Data Analysis
5 92 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 84 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (12.44%) Mathematics
8 71 (10.64%) Statistics
9 70 (10.49%) Data Management
10 68 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (10.04%) Data Analytics
12 53 (7.95%) Migration
13 47 (7.05%) Visualisation
14 41 (6.15%) Web Analytics
15 38 (5.70%) Machine Learning
16 36 (5.40%) Project Management
17 34 (5.10%) Open Source
18 33 (4.95%) Statistical Analysis
19 32 (4.80%) ITIL
20 31 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 283 (42.43%) SQL
2 112 (16.79%) R
3 106 (15.89%) Python
4 37 (5.55%) Java
5 33 (4.95%) VBA
6 18 (2.70%) C#
6 18 (2.70%) Scala
7 17 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.40%) JavaScript
8 16 (2.40%) MATLAB
9 15 (2.25%) C++
10 14 (2.10%) C
10 14 (2.10%) Perl
11 13 (1.95%) SAS Macro
12 9 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.05%) PHP
14 6 (0.90%) VB
15 5 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (11.99%) Degree
2 30 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.25%) SAS Certification
4 14 (2.10%) ISEB
5 12 (1.80%) Postgraduate
5 12 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.20%) PhD
9 7 (1.05%) CCA
10 3 (0.45%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.30%) CCNA
11 2 (0.30%) CCNP
11 2 (0.30%) MCAD
11 2 (0.30%) MCSD
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.85%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.30%) IFRS
3 21 (3.15%) IFRS 9
4 13 (1.95%) QA
5 8 (1.20%) SLA
6 6 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.75%) Basel II
7 5 (0.75%) PMO
8 4 (0.60%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.45%) CDISC
9 3 (0.45%) GPG13
10 2 (0.30%) GCP
10 2 (0.30%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.90%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.90%) HDFS
3 5 (0.75%) KVM
4 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.60%) Ceph
4 4 (0.60%) Dovecot
4 4 (0.60%) iptables
4 4 (0.60%) Sendmail
4 4 (0.60%) Squid
4 4 (0.60%) vCloud
5 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.30%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) Samba
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.30%) Xen
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (1.80%) Puppet
2 5 (0.75%) Ansible
2 5 (0.75%) Nagios
3 4 (0.60%) Cacti
3 4 (0.60%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.60%) vRealize
4 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.45%) Rsyslog
5 2 (0.30%) Oozie
5 2 (0.30%) OpenNebula
5 2 (0.30%) RANCID
5 2 (0.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 90 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.59%) Oracle
3 73 (10.94%) Teradata
4 62 (9.30%) Tableau
5 28 (4.20%) SAP
6 27 (4.05%) Cognos
6 27 (4.05%) Informatica
7 25 (3.75%) MicroStrategy
8 19 (2.85%) Ab Initio
8 19 (2.85%) Google
9 18 (2.70%) IBM
9 18 (2.70%) Netezza
10 16 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.25%) Adobe
12 13 (1.95%) RapidMiner
12 13 (1.95%) VMware
13 10 (1.50%) Cisco
14 8 (1.20%) HP
15 7 (1.05%) DataFlux
15 7 (1.05%) Optimizely
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