Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 169 122 173
Rank change year-on-year -47 +51 +50
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 10 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.53% 3.73% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 21
10th Percentile - £468 £362
25th Percentile £325 £475 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £539 £638 £550
90th Percentile £673 £668 £631
Central London median daily rate £508 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +5.26%

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 481 268 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.00% 12.84% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 182 554
10th Percentile £350 £278 £263
25th Percentile £431 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £603 £600
90th Percentile £725 £673 £667
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
10th Percentile £21.42 £15.43 £19.47
25th Percentile £23.90 £18.27 £20.50
Median hourly rate £28.84 £23.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.40% -8.00% +29.87%
75th Percentile £34.21 - £26.25
90th Percentile £36.93 - £38.40
Central London median hourly rate £28.84 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.40% -8.00% +31.58%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022, 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 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (35.29%) QA
2 6 (35.29%) R
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Quantitative Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Power BI
4 4 (23.53%) Business Forecasting
4 4 (23.53%) Power Platform
4 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
4 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
5 3 (17.65%) Tableau
5 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (17.65%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse

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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.88%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Power BI
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 2 (11.76%) OLTP
4 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.88%) HBase
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.88%) SAS EBI
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau Desktop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
1 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
1 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Statistician
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Legacy Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Business Forecasting
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Microservices
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) R
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) HiveQL
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Informatica
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.88%) Talend