Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 179 183
Rank change year-on-year -48 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing SAS 28 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.72% 5.26% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 59
City of London median daily rate £625 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -3.41% +4.89%
10th Percentile £392 £313 £336
90th Percentile £810 £586 £608
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 1028 1178 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.29% 18.01% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 928 1031
City of London median daily rate £500 £471 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +10.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £256
90th Percentile £675 £671 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +6.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +25.87% -5.66%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.12 £31.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.45 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.36% +6.96% +4.55%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 10 (35.71%) Analytics
4 8 (28.57%) Big Data
4 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (28.57%) ETL
5 7 (25.00%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (25.00%) R
6 6 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 6 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Tableau
7 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
7 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
8 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (14.29%) OLAP
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (10.71%) VBA
9 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling

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 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) OLAP
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (7.14%) DataStage
7 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (7.14%) MySQL
7 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (7.14%) PowerCenter
7 2 (7.14%) QlikView
7 2 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) ERwin
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Toad
3 1 (3.57%) ProC
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) SAS Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modeller
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SAS Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Information Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JSON
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) XSD
2 1 (3.57%) Kafka
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.57%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Analytics
2 8 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Data Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) R
3 3 (10.71%) SAS Macro
3 3 (10.71%) VBA
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PROC SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) IFRS
1 3 (10.71%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.57%) Basel III
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
2 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Tableau
3 3 (10.71%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Vertica
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Coremetrics
5 1 (3.57%) DoubleClick
5 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Marketo
5 1 (3.57%) Omniture
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Teradata