Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 223 176
Rank change year-on-year +5 -47 +5
Contract jobs citing SAS 35 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.38% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 2.66% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 51
City of London median daily rate £475 £555 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.41% +30.59% -3.41%
10th Percentile £350 £346 £306
90th Percentile £651 £730 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 1,248 1,015 1,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.34% 14.37% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 816 907
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £281 £279 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £659
Central London median daily rate £525 £498 £455
% change year-on-year +5.53% +9.34% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 12
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -6.05% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.88 £11.43
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.50 £56.68
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £18.73
% change year-on-year +2.94% -0.13% +4.03%

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 17 January 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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) R
2 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) ETL
5 9 (25.71%) Analytics
6 8 (22.86%) Tableau
6 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (22.86%) Back Office
6 8 (22.86%) Data Science
7 7 (20.00%) IBM
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) Unix
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) Statistics
7 7 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Actimize
8 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
8 6 (17.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) SAP
8 6 (17.14%) XML
8 6 (17.14%) Middleware
8 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
8 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
8 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) Retail

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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) SPSS
3 1 (2.86%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Actimize
2 2 (5.71%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.86%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.29%) Power BI
3 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
3 4 (11.43%) Spotfire
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Back Office
3 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
4 5 (14.29%) Retail
5 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Advertising
7 1 (2.86%) Social Science
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Fraud Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Fraud Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Data Scientist
6 2 (5.71%) Payments Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) Kafka
4 1 (2.86%) Caffe
4 1 (2.86%) Keras
4 1 (2.86%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.86%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.57%) EPoS
3 3 (8.57%) FMCG
4 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ETL
2 9 (25.71%) Analytics
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Data Science
4 7 (20.00%) Statistics
5 6 (17.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.43%) Data Security
7 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (11.43%) Metadata Management
7 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
8 3 (8.57%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (8.57%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (8.57%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (8.57%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) R
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
5 5 (14.29%) Scala
5 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (5.71%) PhD
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) IFRS
1 2 (5.71%) IFRS 9
1 2 (5.71%) SEPA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Tableau
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (17.14%) SAP
5 4 (11.43%) Alteryx
5 4 (11.43%) Informatica
5 4 (11.43%) Talend
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Teradata
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) Cognos
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.86%) Vertica