Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 201 208
Rank change year-on-year +94 +7 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 30 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.80% 2.93% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 24
Median daily rate £375 £525 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +12.00% -14.77%
10th Percentile £310 £350 £309
90th Percentile £588 £650 £714
Central London median daily rate £363 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -30.95% +23.53% -21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.38% -
Central London median hourly rate - £35.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +141.38% -

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 229 1,024 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.73% 16.59% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 812 898
Median daily rate £475 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +2.44% +3.02%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £281
90th Percentile £636 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £485 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -7.62% +5.00% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 36
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.82% +21.32%
10th Percentile £17.18 £18.09 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.93 £60.70 £33.38
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.00% +17.65%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020, 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 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) SAS EBI
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (45.45%) R
4 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Informatica
4 4 (36.36%) Cloudera
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Campaign Management
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 3 (27.27%) Data Science
5 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Pega
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Visualisation

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 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) R Markdown
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
2 2 (18.18%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SAS EBI
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Power BI
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Pentaho
6 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Lead Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Pega Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Python Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Anaconda
1 1 (9.09%) TensorFlow
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Campaign Management
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Science
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Sprint Retrospective
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 1 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) R
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Macro
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cloudera
1 4 (36.36%) Informatica
2 3 (27.27%) Pega
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Talend