Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 198 182
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 43 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 3.35% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 26
City of London median daily rate £496 £445 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% -8.72% +14.71%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £313
90th Percentile £638 £618 £644
Central London median daily rate £496 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +11.46% -1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.75 - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.75 - -

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 1,150 1,106 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.40% 18.02% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 852 732
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £285
90th Percentile £659 £656 £649
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +17.55% +11.76%
10th Percentile £12.73 £14.13 £15.43
90th Percentile £33.00 £34.50 £46.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.45% +14.54% +11.43%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 17 (39.53%) Analytics
4 15 (34.88%) R
5 14 (32.56%) Banking
6 12 (27.91%) Degree
6 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (25.58%) Statistics
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (23.26%) ETL
9 9 (20.93%) Python
9 9 (20.93%) Mathematics
9 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (20.93%) Data Science
10 8 (18.60%) Statistical Modelling
10 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
10 8 (18.60%) Marketing
10 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
11 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (16.28%) Google
11 7 (16.28%) Web Analytics
11 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (16.28%) Actionable Insight
12 6 (13.95%) IFRS
12 6 (13.95%) IFRS 9
12 6 (13.95%) Data Structures

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 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.95%) SPSS
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (13.95%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.95%) Big Data
3 5 (11.63%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
4 4 (9.30%) OLAP
5 3 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.65%) Power BI
6 2 (4.65%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) ERwin
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Data Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Data Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Web Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Web Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Data Insight Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Data Scientist
6 5 (11.63%) Excel Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Insight Data Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Web Analytics Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) SAS Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.33%) JDBC
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Credit Risk
3 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Analytics
2 11 (25.58%) Statistics
3 10 (23.26%) ETL
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Data Science
4 9 (20.93%) Mathematics
5 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Statistical Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (16.28%) Web Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Customer Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Machine Learning
8 5 (11.63%) B2C
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) R
3 9 (20.93%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.98%) VBA
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) PhD
4 1 (2.33%) SAS Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) IFRS
1 6 (13.95%) IFRS 9
2 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.65%) GDPR
4 1 (2.33%) GCP
4 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Google
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Tableau
4 3 (6.98%) Informatica
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.65%) Teradata
6 1 (2.33%) Capita
6 1 (2.33%) Centrify
6 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.33%) Cognos
6 1 (2.33%) Marketo
6 1 (2.33%) Pega
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Talend
6 1 (2.33%) Vertica