Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 205 207
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing SAS 38 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.42% 4.56% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 28
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £358 £309 £268
90th Percentile £650 £651 £824
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year +154.55% - -

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 1,111 1,184 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.35% 16.88% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 889 751
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +12.04%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £275
90th Percentile £674 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 7
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +21.32% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.11 £14.11 £11.73
90th Percentile £59.10 £33.68 £74.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.58% +6.95% +1.36%

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 20 August 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

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £550 -
SAS
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (57.89%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) Analytics
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
6 10 (26.32%) Python
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (21.05%) Statistics
8 8 (21.05%) Tableau
9 7 (18.42%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.16%) Windows
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.16%) ETL
11 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
11 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (13.16%) Power BI
11 5 (13.16%) Data Science
11 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
12 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
12 4 (10.53%) R
12 4 (10.53%) Perl

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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.89%) SPSS
2 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.26%) Stata
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) NAS
1 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (13.16%) Power BI
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) QlikView
4 3 (7.89%) BigQuery
5 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Adabas
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Bokeh
1 2 (5.26%) NumPy
1 2 (5.26%) Pandas
1 2 (5.26%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (2.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Analytics
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.05%) Statistics
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Data Science
6 5 (13.16%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
8 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.89%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) R
4 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) COBOL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Basel III
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) IFRS
3 1 (2.63%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Tableau
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Vertica