Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 337 287
Rank change year-on-year -44 -50 -59
Contract jobs citing SAS 582 624 878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.89% 4.33% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 412 687
England median daily rate £438 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% -3.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £313
90th Percentile £609 £600 £630
UK median daily rate £430 £436 £450
% change year-on-year -1.43% -3.06% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
England median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -64.50% - -

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 14,974 14,395 17,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.45% 17.17% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,005 9,356 11,344
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 342 415
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -7.32% +7.89%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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
London -66 289 £475 +5.56% 67
North of England -9 130 £415 +0.73% 26
South East -8 76 £425 +3.03% 23
Yorkshire -1 69 £400 -7.51% 12
South West +17 50 £416 -0.89% 8
North West -27 49 £415 +10.67% 12
Midlands -44 28 £375 -11.76% 12
North East +10 19 £475 -14.80% 2
East Midlands +3 18 £360 -15.29% 6
West Midlands -55 10 £388 -4.62% 6
East of England -1 9 £450 +2.86% 12
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 297 (51.03%) SQL
2 227 (39.00%) Finance
3 192 (32.99%) Analytics
4 174 (29.90%) Analytical Skills
5 149 (25.60%) R
6 123 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
7 117 (20.10%) Python
8 115 (19.76%) ETL
9 103 (17.70%) Hadoop
10 100 (17.18%) Data Management
11 95 (16.32%) Data Warehouse
12 90 (15.46%) Degree
13 89 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (15.29%) Data Science
14 85 (14.60%) Oracle
15 84 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
15 84 (14.43%) Banking
16 82 (14.09%) Tableau
16 82 (14.09%) Big Data
17 81 (13.92%) Data Modelling
18 72 (12.37%) Data Analysis
19 69 (11.86%) Statistics
20 68 (11.68%) Data Quality
21 65 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
22 60 (10.31%) Visualisation
23 58 (9.97%) SQL Server
23 58 (9.97%) Credit Risk
24 57 (9.79%) Marketing
25 55 (9.45%) Base SAS
26 53 (9.11%) Unix

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 44 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.06%) Apache
2 12 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.37%) Confluence
4 7 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (7.04%) SPSS
3 27 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.86%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.86%) Stata
7 3 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.34%) Pipeline Pilot
8 2 (0.34%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Actimize
2 3 (0.52%) Radian6
3 2 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.17%) FastStats
4 1 (0.17%) Finacle
4 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clinical
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.64%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.23%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.72%) SaaS
6 9 (1.55%) PaaS
7 8 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.69%) IaaS
8 4 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.34%) Slack
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.89%) Firewall
2 9 (1.55%) SAN
3 7 (1.20%) NAS
4 5 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (0.86%) Internet
5 4 (0.69%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.52%) DNS
7 2 (0.34%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) ATM
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) FCoE
8 1 (0.17%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) SNA
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (17.70%) Hadoop
2 95 (16.32%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (14.09%) Big Data
4 58 (9.97%) SQL Server
5 55 (9.45%) Base SAS
6 49 (8.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 48 (8.25%) Apache Hive
8 36 (6.19%) Power BI
8 36 (6.19%) Relational Database
9 33 (5.67%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (5.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 29 (4.98%) NoSQL
13 24 (4.12%) MongoDB
13 24 (4.12%) SAS EBI
14 23 (3.95%) Data Lake
15 20 (3.44%) HBase
16 19 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (2.92%) QlikView
18 15 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.89%) JIRA
1 11 (1.89%) PVCS
2 10 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.55%) ERwin
4 7 (1.20%) ProC
5 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.69%) Toad
7 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.52%) Selenium
8 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.34%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.34%) GitLab
8 2 (0.34%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.34%) JMeter
8 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.17%) RStudio
General
1 227 (39.00%) Finance
2 84 (14.43%) Banking
3 57 (9.79%) Marketing
4 50 (8.59%) Retail
5 18 (3.09%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.06%) Law
6 12 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.72%) Legal
9 9 (1.55%) Advertising
10 8 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.20%) Electronics
11 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.86%) Retail Finance
13 4 (0.69%) Back Office
13 4 (0.69%) Billing
13 4 (0.69%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.52%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 194 (33.33%) Analyst
2 132 (22.68%) Developer
3 79 (13.57%) SAS Developer
4 66 (11.34%) Data Analyst
5 53 (9.11%) SAS Analyst
6 40 (6.87%) Consultant
7 38 (6.53%) Data Scientist
8 27 (4.64%) Architect
9 25 (4.30%) Insight Analyst
9 25 (4.30%) SQL Analyst
10 23 (3.95%) Data Engineer
10 23 (3.95%) SAS Consultant
10 23 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.09%) Analyst Developer
12 18 (3.09%) Data Insight Analyst
12 18 (3.09%) Insight Data Analyst
13 16 (2.75%) Data Architect
14 15 (2.58%) Administrator
14 15 (2.58%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.95%) XML
2 14 (2.41%) HTML
3 12 (2.06%) .NET
3 12 (2.06%) Kafka
4 10 (1.72%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.37%) REST
7 7 (1.20%) TensorFlow
7 7 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.03%) D3.js
8 6 (1.03%) GraphX
9 5 (0.86%) Akka
9 5 (0.86%) LDAP
9 5 (0.86%) MDX
9 5 (0.86%) Web Services
10 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.69%) Flask
10 4 (0.69%) Middleware
10 4 (0.69%) Pandas
10 4 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 174 (29.90%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.97%) Credit Risk
3 33 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 32 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.64%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.95%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.37%) Life Science
11 7 (1.20%) User Experience
12 6 (1.03%) FMCG
12 6 (1.03%) LIMS
13 5 (0.86%) NHS
13 5 (0.86%) Replication
13 5 (0.86%) Social Media
13 5 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.11%) Unix
2 23 (3.95%) Windows
3 22 (3.78%) Linux
4 5 (0.86%) Solaris
5 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (32.99%) Analytics
2 123 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (19.76%) ETL
4 100 (17.18%) Data Management
5 89 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (15.29%) Data Science
6 81 (13.92%) Data Modelling
7 72 (12.37%) Data Analysis
8 69 (11.86%) Statistics
9 65 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (10.31%) Visualisation
11 45 (7.73%) Migration
12 44 (7.56%) Data Analytics
13 40 (6.87%) Mathematics
13 40 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (6.87%) Project Management
14 39 (6.70%) Data Visualisation
15 38 (6.53%) Data Architecture
16 37 (6.36%) Decision-Making
17 33 (5.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 297 (51.03%) SQL
2 149 (25.60%) R
3 117 (20.10%) Python
4 42 (7.22%) Java
5 31 (5.33%) VBA
6 27 (4.64%) Scala
7 25 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 22 (3.78%) MATLAB
9 18 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.58%) C#
11 13 (2.23%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.55%) SAS Macro
14 8 (1.37%) Ruby
14 8 (1.37%) VB
15 7 (1.20%) PROC SQL
16 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.86%) XPath
16 5 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 90 (15.46%) Degree
2 25 (4.30%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.58%) PhD
5 13 (2.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.03%) CISM
6 6 (1.03%) CISSP
6 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.03%) SAS Certification
7 5 (0.86%) CCDP
7 5 (0.86%) CCNP
7 5 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.69%) ISEB
8 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.69%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.68%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.81%) IFRS
2 28 (4.81%) IFRS 9
3 22 (3.78%) GDPR
4 13 (2.23%) QA
5 7 (1.20%) GCP
6 6 (1.03%) GxP
6 6 (1.03%) SLA
7 4 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.69%) GLP
7 4 (0.69%) GMP
8 2 (0.34%) CDISC
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.34%) WCAG
9 1 (0.17%) Basel II
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (1.72%) Apache Flume
2 9 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.03%) HDFS
3 6 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.34%) Docker
7 1 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.17%) RACF
7 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Terraform
2 6 (1.03%) Ansible
3 4 (0.69%) Ambari
3 4 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (0.69%) SnapMirror
3 4 (0.69%) SnapVault
4 3 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.52%) Kibana
5 2 (0.34%) Nagios
5 2 (0.34%) Nessus
5 2 (0.34%) Oozie
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 85 (14.60%) Oracle
2 82 (14.09%) Tableau
3 45 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 40 (6.87%) Google
4 40 (6.87%) Teradata
5 34 (5.84%) Informatica
6 30 (5.15%) SAP
7 17 (2.92%) IBM
8 15 (2.58%) Cloudera
8 15 (2.58%) Hortonworks
8 15 (2.58%) Talend
9 12 (2.06%) Adobe
10 11 (1.89%) Alteryx
10 11 (1.89%) MuleSoft
11 9 (1.55%) CA
11 9 (1.55%) DataFlux
11 9 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.37%) Cognos
13 7 (1.20%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.20%) Remedy