Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 204 191
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing SAS 52 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 3.69% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 35
City of London median daily rate £496 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £311 £269 £318
90th Percentile £629 £816 £638
Central London median daily rate £496 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 - £60.00

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 1,171 1,084 1,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.51% 16.78% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 807 856
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £288
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 18
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.17 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +43.38% +3.40%
10th Percentile £12.80 £14.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.45 £83.13 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.67 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +8.78% +6.65%

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 17 July 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 17 July 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) Finance
3 18 (34.62%) Analytics
4 17 (32.69%) R
4 17 (32.69%) Degree
5 14 (26.92%) Java
5 14 (26.92%) Oracle
5 14 (26.92%) Python
6 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 12 (23.08%) Data Science
8 11 (21.15%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (21.15%) ETL
8 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
9 10 (19.23%) Statistics
9 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (19.23%) SAP
9 10 (19.23%) Actionable Insight
10 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.31%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 9 (17.31%) XML
10 9 (17.31%) Unix
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) IBM
10 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
10 9 (17.31%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (17.31%) Back Office
10 9 (17.31%) Middleware
10 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
10 9 (17.31%) Banking

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 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.54%) SPSS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe Analytics
1 7 (13.46%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.54%) Power BI
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.85%) OLAP
7 2 (3.85%) SAS EBI
7 2 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.92%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Back Office
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
2 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
3 7 (13.46%) Marketing
4 6 (11.54%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) Data Scientist
6 6 (11.54%) Fraud Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Fraud Business Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Web Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Web Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Data Insight Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Insight Data Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
1 9 (17.31%) Middleware
1 9 (17.31%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) Kafka
2 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.92%) JDBC
3 1 (1.92%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk
5 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.85%) NHS
6 2 (3.85%) User Experience
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Analytics
2 12 (23.08%) Data Science
3 11 (21.15%) ETL
4 10 (19.23%) Actionable Insight
4 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.23%) Statistics
5 9 (17.31%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 9 (17.31%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
6 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Web Analytics
8 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.54%) Machine Learning
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
9 5 (9.62%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) R
3 14 (26.92%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) VBA
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 11 (21.15%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) IFRS
1 4 (7.69%) IFRS 9
2 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
4 1 (1.92%) GCP
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
1 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) SAP
3 9 (17.31%) IBM
4 8 (15.38%) Google
4 8 (15.38%) Tableau
5 7 (13.46%) Adobe
6 4 (7.69%) Alteryx
6 4 (7.69%) Informatica
6 4 (7.69%) Teradata
7 3 (5.77%) Talend
8 1 (1.92%) Capita
8 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.92%) New Relic
8 1 (1.92%) Palantir
8 1 (1.92%) Pega
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.92%) Splunk