Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 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 > Central London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 240 203
Rank change year-on-year +7 -37 +15
Contract jobs citing SAS 38 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.45% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.59% 3.48% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 39
Central London median daily rate £575 £496 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.93% +10.22% -
10th Percentile £395 £305 £268
90th Percentile £743 £633 £703
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% - -
London median hourly rate £46.25 £13.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +255.77% -40.91% -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,467 1,553 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.42% 17.02% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,106 1,195 948
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £268
90th Percentile £671 £638 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 6
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.57% +37.72%
10th Percentile £14.11 £12.73 £12.88
90th Percentile £37.00 £33.53 £83.13
London median hourly rate £27.25 £20.50 £22.34
% change year-on-year +32.93% -8.22% +12.15%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Central London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Central London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Central London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Central London

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Central London

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 32 £538 +8.37% 9
SAS
London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 16 (42.11%) Analytics
4 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (26.32%) Tableau
5 9 (23.68%) Data Science
5 9 (23.68%) Banking
6 8 (21.05%) Statistics
6 8 (21.05%) Python
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Degree
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) R
8 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
8 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 5 (13.16%) Windows
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.16%) Power BI
9 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
10 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
10 4 (10.53%) SPSS
10 4 (10.53%) Migration
11 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
11 3 (7.89%) Marketing
11 3 (7.89%) Credit Risk

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SPSS
2 3 (7.89%) Stata
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) NAS
1 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Power BI
2 3 (7.89%) QlikView
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Adabas
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Social Science
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Data Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Data Scientist
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SAS Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SAS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Bokeh
1 2 (5.26%) Caffe
1 2 (5.26%) NumPy
1 2 (5.26%) Pandas
1 2 (5.26%) SciPy
1 2 (5.26%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Credit Risk
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Analytics
2 9 (23.68%) Data Science
3 8 (21.05%) Statistics
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
8 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) R
4 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.89%) C
5 3 (7.89%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.63%) COBOL
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Basel III
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) IFRS
3 1 (2.63%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Tableau
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Vertica