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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 271 217 209
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 490 629 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.08% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.85% 6.07% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 428 370
Median daily rate £425 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.66 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.36% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £18.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £42.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%

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
10106 10363 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.54% 17.73% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6491 5764
Median daily rate £424 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 335 425
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -61 435 £425 - 96
London +17 200 £450 +2.85% 48
Yorkshire -44 50 £411 -3.35% 7
North West -18 44 £400 -11.11% 9
City of London +38 42 £425 -5.02% 7
South West +30 42 £350 -12.50% 10
West Yorkshire -27 41 £400 -5.88% 6
West Midlands -13 37 £425 -5.55% 8
South East -33 35 £425 - 12
Scotland +6 34 £450 +12.50% 8
Edinburgh -1 33 £450 +12.50% 8
Leeds -18 24 £390 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire +18 19 £325 -17.19% 1
Bristol +6 16 £381 -4.68% 7
East Midlands -12 16 £325 -13.33% 1
Manchester -39 16 £425 - 6
Shropshire -14 15 £515 +14.44%
Hampshire -8 14 £425 +6.25%
South Wales +27 13 £388 -17.11%
Wales +23 13 £388 -17.11%
Berkshire +13 13 £550 +46.66% 4
Halifax +11 13 £438 -7.89%
Telford -12 13 £515 +14.44%
Liverpool +17 11 £375 -6.25%
Merseyside +15 11 £375 -6.25%
Newport +8 10 £160 -
Northampton +6 9 £344 -25.67%
Northamptonshire -1 9 £344 -20.28%
South Yorkshire -1 9 £525 +8.47% 1
Sheffield -7 9 £525 +8.47% 1

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 473 (49.68%) SQL
2 398 (41.81%) Finance
3 304 (31.93%) Analytics
4 250 (26.26%) Analytical Skills
5 207 (21.74%) Banking
6 199 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
7 172 (18.07%) Data Warehouse
8 170 (17.86%) Oracle
9 157 (16.49%) Hadoop
10 156 (16.39%) Credit Risk
11 149 (15.65%) Data Modelling
12 145 (15.23%) R
13 126 (13.24%) Base SAS
14 121 (12.71%) Data Analysis
15 110 (11.55%) Retail
15 110 (11.55%) Python
16 109 (11.45%) ETL
17 108 (11.34%) Marketing
18 107 (11.24%) Degree
19 103 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
19 103 (10.82%) Unix
20 102 (10.71%) Big Data
21 91 (9.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
22 89 (9.35%) Visualisation
23 88 (9.24%) Tableau
24 85 (8.93%) Data Management
24 85 (8.93%) Teradata
25 84 (8.82%) Informatica
26 82 (8.61%) SPSS
26 82 (8.61%) Apache Hive

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 38 (3.99%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.36%) Apache Pig
3 15 (1.58%) Apache
4 8 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.63%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.53%) Confluence
8 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.32%) IIS
9 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.11%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.11%) FileNet
11 1 (0.11%) IPython
Applications
1 82 (8.61%) SPSS
2 67 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.78%) MS Office
4 26 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.68%) Stata
6 9 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.53%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.53%) MS Project
9 1 (0.11%) EViews
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) Unica
3 5 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.53%) FastStats
4 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.11%) Radian6
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.74%) Office 365
4 6 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (0.63%) SaaS
5 4 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.42%) GitHub
5 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.42%) PaaS
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.32%) Route 53
6 3 (0.32%) SmartFocus
6 3 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.26%) DHCP
1 12 (1.26%) DNS
1 12 (1.26%) iSCSI
2 10 (1.05%) Firewall
2 10 (1.05%) Internet
3 8 (0.84%) MPLS
4 7 (0.74%) DSL
4 7 (0.74%) Structured Cabling
4 7 (0.74%) VRRP
5 5 (0.53%) Network Security
6 4 (0.42%) HTTP
6 4 (0.42%) Intranet
6 4 (0.42%) LDAP
6 4 (0.42%) VPN
7 3 (0.32%) FTP
7 3 (0.32%) IMAP
7 3 (0.32%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.32%) SAN
7 3 (0.32%) SMTP
7 3 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (18.07%) Data Warehouse
2 157 (16.49%) Hadoop
3 126 (13.24%) Base SAS
4 102 (10.71%) Big Data
5 91 (9.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 82 (8.61%) Apache Hive
7 80 (8.40%) SQL Server
8 78 (8.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 75 (7.88%) BusinessObjects
10 64 (6.72%) QlikView
11 59 (6.20%) Data Mining
12 56 (5.88%) Pentaho
13 46 (4.83%) HBase
13 46 (4.83%) Relational Database
14 40 (4.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 37 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (3.68%) MongoDB
17 34 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (3.47%) SAS Visual Analytics
19 22 (2.31%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 41 (4.31%) ERwin
2 17 (1.79%) JIRA
3 8 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.32%) GitLab
5 3 (0.32%) ProC
5 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.21%) Subversion
6 2 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.11%) Toad
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 398 (41.81%) Finance
2 207 (21.74%) Banking
3 110 (11.55%) Retail
4 108 (11.34%) Marketing
5 39 (4.10%) Retail Banking
6 29 (3.05%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.05%) Advertising
9 10 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.74%) Legal
11 5 (0.53%) Publishing
12 4 (0.42%) Electronics
13 3 (0.32%) Games
13 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.21%) International Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 346 (36.34%) Analyst
2 181 (19.01%) Developer
3 132 (13.87%) SAS Analyst
4 126 (13.24%) Data Analyst
5 122 (12.82%) SAS Developer
6 96 (10.08%) Architect
7 62 (6.51%) Risk Analyst
8 60 (6.30%) Consultant
9 50 (5.25%) Credit Analyst
9 50 (5.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 50 (5.25%) Data Scientist
9 50 (5.25%) SQL Analyst
10 43 (4.52%) Insight Analyst
11 40 (4.20%) Data Architect
12 39 (4.10%) Business Analyst
13 38 (3.99%) SAS Data Analyst
14 35 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
15 33 (3.47%) Administrator
15 33 (3.47%) Project Manager
16 29 (3.05%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.31%) HTML
2 21 (2.21%) XML
3 18 (1.89%) REST
4 15 (1.58%) CSS
5 10 (1.05%) .NET
5 10 (1.05%) SciPy
6 9 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (0.84%) Pandas
8 7 (0.74%) scikit-learn
9 6 (0.63%) NumPy
10 5 (0.53%) Kafka
10 5 (0.53%) Web Services
11 4 (0.42%) D3.js
12 3 (0.32%) HTML5
12 3 (0.32%) JSON
12 3 (0.32%) Middleware
13 2 (0.21%) MDX
13 2 (0.21%) MLlib
13 2 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 250 (26.26%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (16.39%) Credit Risk
3 89 (9.35%) Visualisation
4 81 (8.51%) Statistics
5 68 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 64 (6.72%) Mathematics
7 40 (4.20%) Data Structures
8 34 (3.57%) Computer Science
9 33 (3.47%) Algorithms
10 31 (3.26%) Management Information System
11 26 (2.73%) Economics
12 19 (2.00%) User Experience
13 16 (1.68%) Data Extraction
14 15 (1.58%) Performance Metrics
15 13 (1.37%) Mainframe
16 12 (1.26%) Market Risk
16 12 (1.26%) Physics
17 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
18 6 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
19 5 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.82%) Unix
2 53 (5.57%) Linux
3 49 (5.15%) Windows
4 16 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.42%) AIX
7 4 (0.42%) CentOS
7 4 (0.42%) Debian
7 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.32%) Android
8 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) MVS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (31.93%) Analytics
2 199 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
3 149 (15.65%) Data Modelling
4 121 (12.71%) Data Analysis
5 109 (11.45%) ETL
6 103 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (8.93%) Data Management
8 74 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (6.83%) Data Architecture
9 65 (6.83%) Migration
10 64 (6.72%) Open Source
11 59 (6.20%) Data Visualisation
12 57 (5.99%) Validation
13 56 (5.88%) CRM
14 53 (5.57%) Data Analytics
15 48 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 47 (4.94%) Project Management
17 46 (4.83%) Machine Learning
18 39 (4.10%) Statistical Modelling
19 36 (3.78%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 473 (49.68%) SQL
2 145 (15.23%) R
3 110 (11.55%) Python
4 73 (7.67%) Java
4 73 (7.67%) VBA
5 54 (5.67%) Shell Script
6 44 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 43 (4.52%) MATLAB
8 39 (4.10%) C++
8 39 (4.10%) SAS Macro
9 34 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 24 (2.52%) C
11 22 (2.31%) Ruby
12 20 (2.10%) PHP
12 20 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.89%) Perl
14 17 (1.79%) C#
15 15 (1.58%) Scala
16 11 (1.16%) VB
17 9 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 107 (11.24%) Degree
2 41 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.42%) SAS Certification
4 22 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.79%) PhD
6 9 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.95%) ISEB
7 8 (0.84%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.42%) HNC
9 4 (0.42%) HND
10 3 (0.32%) CCNA
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.21%) CISSP
11 2 (0.21%) CLAS
11 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.21%) MCSA
12 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.56%) Data Quality
2 37 (3.89%) QA
3 9 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.63%) FINREP
5 5 (0.53%) SLA
6 4 (0.42%) CDISC
7 3 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.21%) Basel II
8 2 (0.21%) Basel III
8 2 (0.21%) COREP
8 2 (0.21%) GCP
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.26%) Active Directory
1 12 (1.26%) Apache Flume
1 12 (1.26%) HDFS
2 10 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.53%) Squid
5 3 (0.32%) Dovecot
5 3 (0.32%) iptables
5 3 (0.32%) KVM
5 3 (0.32%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Ceph
6 1 (0.11%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (0.95%) Control-M
1 9 (0.95%) Puppet
2 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.74%) vMotion
3 5 (0.53%) Oozie
4 3 (0.32%) Cacti
4 3 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.32%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.32%) Nagios
4 3 (0.32%) Nessus
4 3 (0.32%) OpenNebula
4 3 (0.32%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 170 (17.86%) Oracle
2 88 (9.24%) Tableau
3 85 (8.93%) Teradata
4 84 (8.82%) Informatica
5 78 (8.19%) Microsoft
6 33 (3.47%) VMware
7 32 (3.36%) CA
8 27 (2.84%) Cloudera
9 25 (2.63%) HP
9 25 (2.63%) SAP
10 18 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (1.89%) Platfora
11 17 (1.79%) Cognos
12 14 (1.47%) Google
13 13 (1.37%) IBM
14 11 (1.16%) Cisco
15 10 (1.05%) Apple
15 10 (1.05%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.05%) Hortonworks
16 9 (0.95%) Netezza
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £27000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
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