Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 23 July 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 > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 182 202
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -30
Contract jobs citing SAS 38 60 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 5.18% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 77
City of London median daily rate £444 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £268 £313 £312
90th Percentile £824 £616 £638
London median daily rate £450 £485 £436
% change year-on-year -7.22% +11.30% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £22.00 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -63.33% +100.00% -29.82%

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1065 1159 1976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.41% 16.80% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 880 1474
City of London median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £243
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 44
City of London median hourly rate £26.17 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.72% +10.14% -9.21%
10th Percentile £14.44 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £83.13 £26.38 £36.40
London median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.95% -5.00% +7.53%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Analytics
3 12 (31.58%) R
4 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (26.32%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) Python
6 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.68%) ETL
6 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.05%) Big Data
8 7 (18.42%) Stata
8 7 (18.42%) SPSS
9 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 5 (13.16%) Marketing
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Tableau
10 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (13.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (10.53%) Power BI
11 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
11 4 (10.53%) Machine Learning
11 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
11 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) SPSS
1 7 (18.42%) Stata
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (5.26%) S-PLUS
5 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (10.53%) Power BI
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) Base SAS
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (5.26%) OLAP
6 2 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (5.26%) QlikView
6 2 (5.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Data Scientist
4 4 (10.53%) SAS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) MDX
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) MLlib
2 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.63%) UIMA
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Analytics
2 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (23.68%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Information Management
5 4 (10.53%) Machine Learning
5 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Statistics
5 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) R
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) Julia
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Tableau
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.63%) DoubleClick
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.63%) Omniture
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Reuters
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Yardi