Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 180 179
Rank change year-on-year -37 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing SAS 27 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.82% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 4.54% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 47
City of London median daily rate £555 £436 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.44% -0.46% +2.94%
10th Percentile £346 £286 £313
90th Percentile £730 £584 £597
Central London median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,011 1,124 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.35% 18.08% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 900 834
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £279 £313 £263
90th Percentile £675 £657 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +7.57% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 12
City of London median hourly rate £17.85 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.05% -2.56% +25.81%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.43 £12.04
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.68 £58.23
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £18.73 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.67% +1.22% +17.46%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) R
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 7 (25.93%) Big Data
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 7 (25.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 6 (22.22%) Python
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
7 5 (18.52%) Tableau
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
7 5 (18.52%) IFRS
7 5 (18.52%) IFRS 9
8 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (14.81%) Data Analytics
8 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
8 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) ERwin

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 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Big Data
1 7 (25.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP
5 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.41%) DataStage
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (7.41%) PowerCenter
5 2 (7.41%) QlikView
5 2 (7.41%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ERwin
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) ProC
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modeller
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) XSD
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.41%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Analytics
1 7 (25.93%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Statistics
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) R
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) SAS Macro
4 3 (11.11%) VBA
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PROC SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SAS Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) IFRS
1 5 (18.52%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.70%) Basel III
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Rundeck
2 1 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Vertica
4 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Marketo
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata