Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 137 119
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.69% 2.30% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 23
East Midlands median daily rate £368 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -20.59%
10th Percentile £320 £238 £175
90th Percentile £391 £560 £485
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -56.00% +233.28% -59.99%

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 409 392 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.90% 12.73% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 251 344
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £340 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -17.33% +15.85%
10th Percentile £285 £218 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +135.29% +23.64%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.42 £11.95
90th Percentile £16.75 £52.50 £22.13
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

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 17 October 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 -11 8 £380 +52.00% 2
Leicestershire +7 3 £320 -8.57% 3
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 4 (36.36%) Tableau
4 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Teradata
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (18.18%) MDX
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SAS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) phpspec
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Cluster Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Tableau
2 3 (27.27%) Teradata
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy