Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 134 152
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS 13 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.01% 4.49% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +70.00% -16.74%
10th Percentile £356 £305 £208
90th Percentile £490 £596 £400
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £18.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.15% -53.13% +90.54%

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 646 668 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.72% 16.70% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 337 444
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £255 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -30.23% +22.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.31
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.22 £20.75
% change year-on-year -8.87% +2.28% +18.57%

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 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 16 January 2018. 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 +3 5 £394 -23.17% 3
Maidenhead -6 3 - -
Bracknell -5 2 - -
Newbury -14 1 - -
SAS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) Economics
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) R
5 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (23.08%) IFRS
5 3 (23.08%) IFRS 9
6 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Pipeline Pilot
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) D3.js
6 2 (15.38%) Big Data

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) KNIME
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (15.38%) Spotfire
4 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Credit Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Spotfire Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Spotfire Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) UI Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) D3.js
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Economics
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
4 2 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) R
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
1 3 (23.08%) IFRS
1 3 (23.08%) IFRS 9
2 2 (15.38%) Basel II
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 2 (15.38%) Hortonworks
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau