Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 208 231
Rank change year-on-year +22 +23 -52
Contract jobs citing SAS 27 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.66% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 3.65% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 18
City of London median daily rate £504 £438 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.14% -31.37% +50.00%
10th Percentile £345 £329 £381
90th Percentile £601 £654 £828
Central London median daily rate £508 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +14.37% -1.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £149.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £149.50 -

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 861 1,289 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.60% 18.10% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 964 814
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £498
% change year-on-year -2.44% +3.02% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £19.60 £13.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £71.10 £25.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% -3.25%

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 14 December 2019.

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

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £550 -
SAS
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 15 (55.56%) SQL
1 15 (55.56%) Analytics
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (22.22%) Banking
5 6 (22.22%) AWS
5 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (18.52%) BigQuery
6 5 (18.52%) GCP
6 5 (18.52%) ETL Development
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) Statistics
8 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (11.11%) Big Data
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Web 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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) AWS
2 5 (18.52%) GCP
3 2 (7.41%) Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) NAS
1 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) BigQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
5 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.70%) DataStage
6 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) QlikView
6 1 (3.70%) Redis
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) ETL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SAS Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Data Scientist
8 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.70%) SAS Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) PySpark
3 1 (3.70%) Redux
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) SignalR
3 1 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (3.70%) Swagger
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Analytics
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) ETL Development
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Statistics
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Data Science
7 2 (7.41%) Mathematical Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Scorecard
7 2 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) R
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Basel III
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) IFRS
2 1 (3.70%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Informatica
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Talend
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Datactics
3 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Palantir