Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 137 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.63% 0.19% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 1.34% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £314 £263 £175
90th Percentile £421 £430 £483
England median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £14.41
% change year-on-year -56.00% +246.92% -61.57%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 452 447 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.87% 14.45% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 290 326
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £279 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £500 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 15
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +233.33% -
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.50 £13.10
90th Percentile £16.75 £57.00 £22.55
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.16% +2.34% +1.27%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the East Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the East Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the East Midlands

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Northamptonshire 0 12 £380 - 1
Leicestershire +13 6 £330 -5.71% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Hadoop
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (38.89%) ETL
6 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (33.33%) Teradata
6 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) MDX
8 4 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
8 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
8 4 (22.22%) Tableau
8 4 (22.22%) Big Data
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (22.22%) GDPR

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) Power BI
3 4 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SAS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Fraud Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Data Science
5 4 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
5 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 4 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Insight
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Statistics
8 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Teradata
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks