Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 118 202
Rank change year-on-year -32 +84 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS 13 20 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.85% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 6.29% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 29
10th Percentile £230 £333 £373
25th Percentile £249 £377 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.85%
75th Percentile £545 £588 £625
90th Percentile £560 £653 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 424 318 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.37% 13.47% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 224 900
10th Percentile £313 £337 £313
25th Percentile £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £615 £589 £588
90th Percentile £688 £668 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
10th Percentile £22.00 £19.35 £12.73
25th Percentile £23.50 £25.88 £18.64
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -28.00% +89.87% -1.25%
75th Percentile £30.50 £47.88 £21.44
90th Percentile £32.00 £53.65 £39.75
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £33.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -34.86% +68.88% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAS in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SAS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 7 (53.85%) R
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (23.08%) Tableau
5 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
5 3 (23.08%) Data Science
6 2 (15.38%) Reinforcement Learning
6 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (15.38%) TensorFlow
6 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Neural Network
6 2 (15.38%) Games
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum

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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDG
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ERwin
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Influencing Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Data Scientist
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Science
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (15.38%) Neural Network
4 2 (15.38%) Reinforcement Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) DRM
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) R
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) PROC SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Informatica
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Talend