Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 779 574
Rank change year-on-year -26 -205 +23
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 52 94 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.096% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.43% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 227
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £331 £275 £353
90th Percentile £563 £550 £553
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +7.06% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20932 22062 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14506 14783 16167
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 321 387
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.72 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.29 £48.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Base SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in England

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in England

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Base SAS in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Base SAS in England

Base SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Base SAS in England

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
South West -5 17 £463 +8.82%
London -49 14 £550 +22.22% 2
North of England +59 13 £386 -3.44% 2
Yorkshire +21 7 £338 -14.29%
North West +24 6 £475 +11.76% 2
South East +4 6 £475 +18.75%
East of England -18 2 £400 - 1
Base SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 England region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 52 (100.00%) SAS
2 28 (53.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 27 (51.92%) Finance
4 25 (48.08%) SQL
5 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (34.62%) SAS Macro
6 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (23.08%) ProC
7 12 (23.08%) Migration
7 12 (23.08%) PROC SQL
8 10 (19.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.31%) IFRS
9 9 (17.31%) IFRS 9
9 9 (17.31%) Banking
10 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (15.38%) SDLC
10 8 (15.38%) Data Integration
11 7 (13.46%) C
11 7 (13.46%) Change Management
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 6 (11.54%) Stress Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Retail
12 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
12 6 (11.54%) ETL
12 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Analytics
13 5 (9.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) Unix

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.77%) SPSS
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (19.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.77%) SAS EBI
7 2 (3.85%) Big Data
8 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) ProC
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 5 (9.62%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
1 25 (48.08%) SAS Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) SAS Business Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (3.85%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Report Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Reporting Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
3 8 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 8 (15.38%) SDLC
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Analytics
5 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) ETL
5 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Stress Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 4 (7.69%) Data Management
6 4 (7.69%) Visual Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) SAS Macro
3 12 (23.08%) PROC SQL
4 7 (13.46%) C
5 4 (7.69%) VBA
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) SAS Certification
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) IFRS
1 9 (17.31%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) Netezza
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau