Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAS System
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 162 178
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.45% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 2.02% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £354 £278 £278
90th Percentile £440 £675 £750
South East median daily rate £411 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £18.68

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 519 843 780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.63% 17.22% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 474 446
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £228
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -19.35% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £18.00 £38.05
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £19.44 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.06% +5.05% +15.63%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Berkshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Berkshire

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Berkshire

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Berkshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +36 10 £363 -32.56%
Bracknell +9 3 £425 -15.00%
SAS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (52.94%) IFRS
3 8 (47.06%) IFRS 9
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (47.06%) Retail
3 8 (47.06%) Credit Risk
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) Retail Banking
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
4 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Basel II
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 6 (35.29%) Economics
5 6 (35.29%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Mahout
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Credit Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Database Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Database Marketing Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing Database Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Insight Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MLlib
1 1 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (5.88%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Credit Risk Modelling
1 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Economics
2 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Database Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
1 6 (35.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) IFRS
2 8 (47.06%) IFRS 9
3 7 (41.18%) Basel II
4 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) IBM