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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 67 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 -18  
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.86% 0.55% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.65% 4.27% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Median daily rate £363 £340 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -23.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £333 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £365 £502
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 £43.50 - £43.75

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 124 117 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.20% 12.93% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 100
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Bristol

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Bristol

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Teradata
5 2 (20.00%) Campaign Management
5 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
6 1 (10.00%) SAS EBI
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (10.00%) PROC SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms

SAS
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (10.00%) SAS EBI
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ProC
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Campaign Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
2 3 (30.00%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Campaign Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CHAID
4 1 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PROC SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau