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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 118 126
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 1.86% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £425 £413 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - -

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 265 429 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.13% 17.22% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 267 252
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Reading +23 3 £425 -
Bracknell +5 3 £425 -15.00%
SAS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (33.33%) Service Management
5 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (25.00%) Marketing
7 6 (25.00%) Big Data
8 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.83%) Information Management
8 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (20.83%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (20.83%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
9 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
9 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 4 (16.67%) Service Design
9 4 (16.67%) IFRS
9 4 (16.67%) IFRS 9
10 3 (12.50%) R
10 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (12.50%) Data Quality

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SPSS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Big Data
4 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.33%) SAS EBI
6 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
7 1 (4.17%) Mahout
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics
5 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Information Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Information Services Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 3 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Database Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Database Marketing Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) MLlib
1 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (4.17%) NumPy
1 1 (4.17%) Pandas
1 1 (4.17%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Analytics
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Information Management
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 4 (16.67%) Service Design
6 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.50%) R
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ACCA
1 1 (4.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) IFRS
1 4 (16.67%) IFRS 9
2 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.17%) IAS 39
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata