Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 210 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 -48 +44
Contract jobs citing SAS 50 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.53% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.15% 3.59% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 56
City of London median daily rate £425 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £308 £296 £313
90th Percentile £688 £831 £597
Central London median daily rate £425 £544 £425
% change year-on-year -21.84% +27.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.75 - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.75 - £60.00

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 1,206 1,004 1,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.25% 14.71% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 752 894
City of London median daily rate £513 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.02% +10.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £282 £268 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £494 £450
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 15
City of London median hourly rate £20.63 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.38 £59.63 £43.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £16.25
% change year-on-year +12.04% +9.85% -4.41%

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 26 September 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

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (58.00%) Finance
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) Java
3 19 (38.00%) Oracle
4 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (32.00%) IBM
5 15 (30.00%) Middleware
5 15 (30.00%) SAP
5 15 (30.00%) XML
5 15 (30.00%) Unix
5 15 (30.00%) HTML
5 15 (30.00%) Back Office
5 15 (30.00%) Financial Institution
5 15 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
5 15 (30.00%) Actimize
5 15 (30.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 14 (28.00%) R
7 13 (26.00%) Python
8 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (22.00%) Analytics
9 11 (22.00%) Data Science
10 10 (20.00%) Tableau
10 10 (20.00%) Degree
11 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.00%) ETL
12 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
12 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (12.00%) Power BI
13 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
13 6 (12.00%) Banking

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 5 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) SPSS
3 1 (2.00%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Actimize
2 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.00%) Power BI
4 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.00%) Spotfire
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.00%) Impala
8 1 (2.00%) InfluxDB
8 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (2.00%) SAS EBI
8 1 (2.00%) Spark SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (58.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Back Office
2 15 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 5 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Social Science
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Consultant
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Fraud Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Fraud Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Implementation Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Data Scientist
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Information Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SAS Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) HTML
1 15 (30.00%) Middleware
1 15 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Kafka
3 1 (2.00%) Caffe
3 1 (2.00%) Keras
3 1 (2.00%) Lucene
3 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.00%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
7 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 15 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (22.00%) Analytics
2 11 (22.00%) Data Science
3 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.00%) ETL
4 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (10.00%) Statistics
5 5 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (8.00%) Economics
6 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.00%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Metadata Management
7 3 (6.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) R
4 13 (26.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (10.00%) Scala
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (6.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) IFRS
2 2 (4.00%) IFRS 9
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 16 (32.00%) IBM
3 15 (30.00%) SAP
4 10 (20.00%) Tableau
5 5 (10.00%) Alteryx
6 4 (8.00%) Teradata
7 3 (6.00%) Informatica
7 3 (6.00%) Talend
8 2 (4.00%) Adobe
8 2 (4.00%) Google
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.00%) New Relic
9 1 (2.00%) Palantir
9 1 (2.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) Vertica