The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 28 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.08% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 3.03% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £330 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -8.57%  
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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 30 33 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 23.08% 25.19% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 14
Median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £396 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Canary Wharf

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SAS.

1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Eloqua
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Apteco
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Econometrics
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eloqua
1 2 (50.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Capability Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Innovation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Econometrics
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apteco