The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.97% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 2.17% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 41 46 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.31% 11.44% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 35
Median daily rate £525 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.37% +28.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £9.00 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Cambridge

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Cambridge

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SAS.

1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) R
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Veeva
2 3 (37.50%) Life Science
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Biometrics
2 3 (37.50%) S-PLUS
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) BPR
3 2 (25.00%) CDISC
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (37.50%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Veeva
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) CRM Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) CRM Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) Flask
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Biometrics
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) BPR
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) R
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker