Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 413 431 374
Rank change year-on-year +18 -57 -45
Contract jobs citing SAS 395 520 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.58% 3.25% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 319 403
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £613 £651 £675
UK median daily rate £472 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.81% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 7
England median hourly rate £24.51 £23.74 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.24% -26.95% +116.63%
10th Percentile £15.97 £14.97 £19.34
90th Percentile £42.63 £85.18 £58.45
UK median hourly rate £24.37 £23.49 £32.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -27.72% +95.14%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,036 16,019 15,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.72% 16.87% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,193 10,492 10,486
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £636 £615
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 379 403
England median hourly rate £20.52 £22.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.73% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.35 £11.05
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in England

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in England

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in England

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in England

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAS in England

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 SAS within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
London +33 187 £500 +7.82% 37
North of England +26 95 £444 -1.39% 15
South East +44 86 £400 -20.00% 16
Yorkshire +34 50 £425 -0.58% 7
North West +28 40 £490 +15.29% 8
Midlands +28 10 £423 +2.42% 10
East of England +26 9 £400 -23.81% 7
West Midlands +36 8 £423 -6.11% 8
North East +9 6 £575 -8.00%
South West -27 5 £475 +13.10% 4
East Midlands +13 2 £400 +8.84% 2
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 211 (53.42%) SQL
2 189 (47.85%) Analytics
3 105 (26.58%) Finance
4 97 (24.56%) Python
5 92 (23.29%) Hadoop
6 89 (22.53%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (18.48%) R
8 69 (17.47%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (16.20%) ETL
10 59 (14.94%) Visualisation
11 58 (14.68%) Tableau
12 56 (14.18%) Banking
13 54 (13.67%) Linux
13 54 (13.67%) Degree
14 52 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (12.91%) Big Data
15 51 (12.91%) Data Analytics
16 50 (12.66%) Data Science
16 50 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
17 48 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
18 47 (11.90%) Migration
19 46 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
19 46 (11.65%) Oracle
20 43 (10.89%) Statistics
21 42 (10.63%) Data Analysis
22 41 (10.38%) Cloudera
23 39 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (9.87%) Data Modelling
24 38 (9.62%) Retail
25 37 (9.37%) Data Management

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 26 (6.58%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.29%) Confluence
3 8 (2.03%) Jupyter
4 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.01%) CICS
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Mendix
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (8.86%) SPSS
3 17 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (3.54%) Stata
5 10 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) HFM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.86%) AWS
2 24 (6.08%) GCP
3 23 (5.82%) Azure
4 16 (4.05%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.28%) Amazon EKS
6 8 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.01%) GitHub
7 4 (1.01%) Serverless
8 2 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Slack
9 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.03%) SAN
2 5 (1.27%) Internet
2 5 (1.27%) SSH
3 3 (0.76%) Firewall
4 2 (0.51%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.25%) 5G
5 1 (0.25%) Broadband
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.25%) Skype
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (23.29%) Hadoop
2 51 (12.91%) Big Data
3 46 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (9.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 31 (7.85%) SQL Server
6 30 (7.59%) Base SAS
7 29 (7.34%) Apache Hive
8 28 (7.09%) Relational Database
8 28 (7.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 25 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (6.08%) Qlik Sense
11 23 (5.82%) BigQuery
12 21 (5.32%) Data Mining
13 20 (5.06%) Data Lake
13 20 (5.06%) QlikView
14 19 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (4.56%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (4.05%) Pentaho
16 16 (4.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (8.61%) JIRA
2 18 (4.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (2.28%) Vagrant
5 8 (2.03%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.77%) ERwin
7 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.51%) Maven
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.51%) ProC
7 2 (0.51%) Selenium
7 2 (0.51%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) RStudio
General
1 105 (26.58%) Finance
2 56 (14.18%) Banking
3 38 (9.62%) Retail
4 21 (5.32%) Marketing
5 10 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.77%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.01%) Advertising
9 4 (1.01%) Games
9 4 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.01%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.76%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 144 (36.46%) Analyst
2 82 (20.76%) Developer
3 68 (17.22%) Data Analyst
4 59 (14.94%) SAS Analyst
5 33 (8.35%) Administrator
5 33 (8.35%) SQL Analyst
6 32 (8.10%) SAS Administrator
7 27 (6.84%) SAS Data Analyst
7 27 (6.84%) SAS Developer
7 27 (6.84%) SQL Data Analyst
8 26 (6.58%) Business Analyst
9 24 (6.08%) Data Scientist
10 22 (5.57%) Architect
11 19 (4.81%) Tableau Analyst
12 18 (4.56%) Consultant
13 16 (4.05%) ETL Developer
14 15 (3.80%) SAS Business Analyst
15 14 (3.54%) Data Architect
15 14 (3.54%) Risk Analyst
16 13 (3.29%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.29%) Kafka
2 9 (2.28%) PySpark
2 9 (2.28%) Spark Streaming
2 9 (2.28%) Web Services
3 7 (1.77%) Apache NiFi
3 7 (1.77%) HTML
4 6 (1.52%) .NET
4 6 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.52%) LDAP
5 5 (1.27%) D3.js
6 4 (1.01%) Apache Avro
6 4 (1.01%) HTML5
6 4 (1.01%) ISPF
6 4 (1.01%) Redux
7 3 (0.76%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.76%) Pandas
7 3 (0.76%) React
7 3 (0.76%) REST
7 3 (0.76%) scikit-learn
8 2 (0.51%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 89 (22.53%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.59%) Credit Risk
3 12 (3.04%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.01%) NHS
7 4 (1.01%) Social Media
7 4 (1.01%) VSAM
8 3 (0.76%) Life Science
8 3 (0.76%) User Experience
9 2 (0.51%) iSeries
9 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.25%) AS400
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.25%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.67%) Linux
2 32 (8.10%) Unix
3 7 (1.77%) CentOS
3 7 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (1.77%) Windows
3 7 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.01%) AIX
4 4 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (47.85%) Analytics
2 69 (17.47%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (16.20%) ETL
4 59 (14.94%) Visualisation
5 52 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (12.91%) Data Analytics
7 50 (12.66%) Data Science
7 50 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (11.90%) Migration
9 43 (10.89%) Statistics
10 42 (10.63%) Data Analysis
11 39 (9.87%) Data Modelling
11 39 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (9.37%) Data Management
13 30 (7.59%) Mathematics
14 29 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (7.34%) Data Visualisation
15 28 (7.09%) Scrum
16 24 (6.08%) Project Management
17 23 (5.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 211 (53.42%) SQL
2 97 (24.56%) Python
3 73 (18.48%) R
4 23 (5.82%) Java
5 16 (4.05%) VBA
6 11 (2.78%) MATLAB
6 11 (2.78%) Perl
7 10 (2.53%) C
7 10 (2.53%) Scala
7 10 (2.53%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.03%) Assembly Language
8 8 (2.03%) JCL
8 8 (2.03%) SAS Macro
9 7 (1.77%) C#
9 7 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.52%) Ruby
11 4 (1.01%) Natural
11 4 (1.01%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (13.67%) Degree
2 22 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.27%) SAS Certification
5 4 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.76%) PhD
7 2 (0.51%) CIPD
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.86%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.29%) IFRS
2 13 (3.29%) IFRS 9
3 6 (1.52%) GDPR
4 5 (1.27%) Basel III
4 5 (1.27%) QA
5 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.76%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.76%) PMO
7 2 (0.51%) CDISC
8 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.25%) COREP
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (2.78%) Docker
2 9 (2.28%) VirtualBox
3 8 (2.03%) RACF
4 7 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.01%) ACF2
5 4 (1.01%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.01%) HDFS
5 4 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (4.30%) Ansible
2 16 (4.05%) Terraform
3 15 (3.80%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.28%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (2.03%) OMEGAMON
6 7 (1.77%) Oozie
7 5 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.76%) MAINVIEW
10 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (14.68%) Tableau
2 46 (11.65%) Oracle
3 41 (10.38%) Cloudera
4 30 (7.59%) MicroStrategy
5 29 (7.34%) Microsoft
6 25 (6.33%) Informatica
7 23 (5.82%) Talend
8 21 (5.32%) IBM
9 20 (5.06%) Google
10 19 (4.81%) Teradata
11 18 (4.56%) Hortonworks
12 10 (2.53%) Adobe
12 10 (2.53%) Hyperion
13 9 (2.28%) CA
13 9 (2.28%) Datactics
13 9 (2.28%) Palantir
14 8 (2.03%) DataFlux
15 7 (1.77%) Netezza
15 7 (1.77%) SAP
15 7 (1.77%) StreamSets