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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 137 139
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAS 19 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.72% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.49% 4.56% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 42
Median daily rate £438 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £606 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - -

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 545 548 953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.05% 15.79% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 405 708
Median daily rate £493 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 26
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Analytics
2 19 (51.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (40.54%) Finance
5 12 (32.43%) R
6 11 (29.73%) ETL
6 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
9 8 (21.62%) SPSS
9 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
9 8 (21.62%) Python
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (18.92%) Statistics
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (18.92%) Data Management
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (18.92%) Tableau
11 6 (16.22%) Teradata
11 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (13.51%) Retail
12 5 (13.51%) QlikView
12 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.51%) Marketing
12 5 (13.51%) Big Data
12 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
12 5 (13.51%) Power BI
13 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014

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 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (21.62%) SPSS
3 2 (5.41%) S-PLUS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 5 (13.51%) Power BI
3 5 (13.51%) QlikView
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.81%) OLAP
4 4 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (8.11%) Base SAS
5 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (8.11%) SAS EBI
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Data Scientist
4 4 (10.81%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Database Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) VBA Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) MDX
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Flash
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) MLlib
3 1 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.70%) UIMA
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Analytics
2 17 (45.95%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (29.73%) ETL
4 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.92%) Data Management
5 7 (18.92%) Statistics
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Data Extraction
8 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Information Management
8 4 (10.81%) Machine Learning
8 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) R
3 8 (21.62%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) PhD
3 1 (2.70%) CBAP
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.70%) IFRS
3 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Tableau
2 6 (16.22%) Teradata
3 4 (10.81%) Cognos
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Informatica
5 2 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.41%) Optimizely
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
6 1 (2.70%) RapidMiner
6 1 (2.70%) Reuters
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Varonis
6 1 (2.70%) Yardi
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