Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 141 217
Rank change year-on-year +16 +76 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 15 27 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.63% 4.95% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 17
10th Percentile £228 £362 £408
25th Percentile £300 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £600
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +20.97%
75th Percentile £581 £626 £625
90th Percentile £690 £675 £643
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £600
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 324 545 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.96% 14.30% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 403 894
10th Percentile £305 £313 £300
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £601 £600 £589
90th Percentile £688 £673 £668
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
10th Percentile £14.48 " £15.68
25th Percentile £15.90 £24.50 £18.53
Median hourly rate £18.54 £26.00 £19.63
Median % change year-on-year -28.70% +32.48% -1.88%
75th Percentile £20.90 £34.63 £31.41
90th Percentile £22.16 £48.35 £39.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -25.93% +40.26% -3.75%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAS in the City of London

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SAS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) R
4 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Data Science
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Informatica
6 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
7 2 (13.33%) Talend
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 2 (13.33%) Tableau
7 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (13.33%) Azure
7 2 (13.33%) AWS

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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDG
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
1 2 (13.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Base SAS
3 2 (13.33%) SAS EBI
3 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) CA Gen
2 1 (6.67%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Data Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Pega Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) TensorFlow
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Analytics
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Data Science
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Neural Network
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) R
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) COBOL
5 1 (6.67%) HiveQL
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PROC SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Pega
3 2 (13.33%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) BEA
4 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) webMethods