The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 64 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% 0.59% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 3.42% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 96 146 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.27% 17.20% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 109 122
Median daily rate £390 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £188 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Bristol

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) PROC SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) ProC
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Macro
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stata
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (11.11%) SAS EBI
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ProC
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
2 2 (22.22%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PROC SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Macro
3 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata