Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 348 242
Rank change year-on-year +11 -106 -26
Contract jobs citing SAS 681 598 1,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.68% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.53% 3.79% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 402 796
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £313
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
England median hourly rate £19.34 £17.00 £40.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.76% -58.04% -12.40%
10th Percentile £14.27 £11.27 £24.43
90th Percentile £47.04 £81.88 £60.60
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £17.00 £40.52
% change year-on-year +13.76% -58.04% -12.40%

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 15,047 15,766 16,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.38% 17.88% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,138 10,234 10,781
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £243
90th Percentile £625 £601 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 337 465
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.36% +7.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +20 329 £500 +10.44% 65
North of England +27 136 £440 +2.33% 31
South East +35 118 £450 +11.80% 31
Yorkshire +23 69 £400 -9.09% 13
North West +11 57 £488 +26.62% 17
South West +28 55 £419 +11.67% 10
Midlands -15 34 £350 -15.28% 12
West Midlands +3 24 £363 -3.33% 5
North East +46 17 £610 +22.00% 1
East Midlands -19 10 £325 -23.53% 6
East of England -27 8 £400 -5.88% 12
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 320 (46.99%) SQL
2 234 (34.36%) Finance
3 216 (31.72%) Analytical Skills
4 199 (29.22%) Analytics
5 159 (23.35%) Business Intelligence
6 152 (22.32%) R
7 124 (18.21%) ETL
8 119 (17.47%) Microsoft Excel
9 117 (17.18%) Data Warehouse
10 110 (16.15%) Python
11 108 (15.86%) Banking
12 106 (15.57%) Big Data
13 101 (14.83%) Tableau
14 100 (14.68%) Oracle
15 98 (14.39%) Degree
16 92 (13.51%) Data Management
16 92 (13.51%) Hadoop
17 88 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (12.63%) Data Analysis
19 82 (12.04%) Unix
20 80 (11.75%) Statistics
21 78 (11.45%) Data Science
22 71 (10.43%) Migration
23 70 (10.28%) Data Modelling
24 69 (10.13%) Visualisation
25 68 (9.99%) Data Quality
26 64 (9.40%) Marketing
27 63 (9.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
28 61 (8.96%) SPSS
29 60 (8.81%) Microsoft

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 57 (8.37%) Apache Spark
2 23 (3.38%) Apache
3 6 (0.88%) Confluence
3 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.73%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.73%) ArcGIS
4 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.59%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 119 (17.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (8.96%) SPSS
3 34 (4.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (2.20%) Stata
7 11 (1.62%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.29%) Pipeline Pilot
8 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.15%) EViews
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.59%) Unica
2 3 (0.44%) Radian6
2 3 (0.44%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.29%) Actimize
3 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Clinical
3 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.15%) FastStats
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.15%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.64%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.76%) SaaS
6 7 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.73%) GitHub
9 4 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.59%) PaaS
9 4 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.44%) Route 53
10 3 (0.44%) Serverless
11 2 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.06%) NAS
1 14 (2.06%) SAN
2 13 (1.91%) Firewall
3 9 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (0.88%) SSL
4 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.73%) DNS
5 5 (0.73%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.59%) Internet
6 4 (0.59%) LAN
6 4 (0.59%) WAN
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.44%) FTP
7 3 (0.44%) Network Security
7 3 (0.44%) SMTP
7 3 (0.44%) SSH
7 3 (0.44%) VoIP
8 2 (0.29%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.15%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (17.18%) Data Warehouse
2 106 (15.57%) Big Data
3 92 (13.51%) Hadoop
4 63 (9.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 59 (8.66%) Power BI
6 56 (8.22%) SQL Server
7 52 (7.64%) SAS EBI
8 49 (7.20%) Base SAS
9 48 (7.05%) Apache Hive
10 42 (6.17%) Relational Database
11 39 (5.73%) BusinessObjects
12 36 (5.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 35 (5.14%) QlikView
14 34 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 23 (3.38%) OLAP
17 22 (3.23%) Data Lake
17 22 (3.23%) NoSQL
18 21 (3.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 20 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (2.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.32%) ERwin
4 8 (1.17%) ProC
5 5 (0.73%) JIRA
5 5 (0.73%) PVCS
5 5 (0.73%) Toad
6 4 (0.59%) Subversion
7 3 (0.44%) GitLab
7 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.29%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.29%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.29%) JMeter
8 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.15%) WinRunner
General
1 234 (34.36%) Finance
2 108 (15.86%) Banking
3 64 (9.40%) Marketing
4 57 (8.37%) Retail
5 33 (4.85%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.91%) Legal
7 12 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.47%) Retail Finance
10 9 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.32%) Law
11 8 (1.17%) Advertising
12 6 (0.88%) Electronics
13 4 (0.59%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Billing
15 2 (0.29%) International Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.15%) Local Government
16 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 227 (33.33%) Analyst
2 138 (20.26%) Developer
3 92 (13.51%) SAS Developer
4 83 (12.19%) Data Analyst
5 80 (11.75%) SAS Analyst
6 47 (6.90%) Architect
7 45 (6.61%) Consultant
8 40 (5.87%) Business Analyst
9 38 (5.58%) Data Scientist
10 31 (4.55%) Administrator
11 28 (4.11%) SAS Consultant
12 27 (3.96%) Data Engineer
13 25 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (3.67%) SQL Analyst
14 21 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
15 19 (2.79%) Insight Analyst
16 18 (2.64%) SAS Business Analyst
16 18 (2.64%) SAS Data Analyst
16 18 (2.64%) Support Analyst
17 17 (2.50%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.82%) XML
2 15 (2.20%) .NET
3 12 (1.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 11 (1.62%) JSON
5 10 (1.47%) Kafka
6 9 (1.32%) D3.js
6 9 (1.32%) Web Services
7 8 (1.17%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.17%) MLlib
8 7 (1.03%) REST
8 7 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (0.88%) Flask
9 6 (0.88%) HTML
9 6 (0.88%) SOAP
10 5 (0.73%) LDAP
10 5 (0.73%) XSD
11 4 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.59%) MDX
12 3 (0.44%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 216 (31.72%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.52%) Credit Risk
3 35 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.99%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.47%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.17%) Linked Data
9 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.17%) User Experience
10 7 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.88%) FMCG
12 5 (0.73%) NHS
12 5 (0.73%) Robotics
13 4 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.04%) Unix
2 56 (8.22%) Linux
3 35 (5.14%) Windows
4 11 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.88%) Solaris
6 6 (0.88%) VMS
7 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.44%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Android
9 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (29.22%) Analytics
2 159 (23.35%) Business Intelligence
3 124 (18.21%) ETL
4 92 (13.51%) Data Management
5 88 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (12.63%) Data Analysis
7 80 (11.75%) Statistics
8 78 (11.45%) Data Science
9 71 (10.43%) Migration
10 70 (10.28%) Data Modelling
11 69 (10.13%) Visualisation
12 58 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 57 (8.37%) Mathematics
14 53 (7.78%) Data Analytics
15 51 (7.49%) Project Management
16 45 (6.61%) Machine Learning
17 44 (6.46%) Data Visualisation
18 41 (6.02%) Risk Management
19 38 (5.58%) CRM
20 37 (5.43%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 320 (46.99%) SQL
2 152 (22.32%) R
3 110 (16.15%) Python
4 59 (8.66%) Java
5 58 (8.52%) VBA
6 39 (5.73%) MATLAB
7 28 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 25 (3.67%) Scala
9 23 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.38%) SAS Macro
10 21 (3.08%) C#
11 13 (1.91%) VB
12 12 (1.76%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.62%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.32%) C
14 9 (1.32%) PROC SQL
15 8 (1.17%) SPARQL
16 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (14.39%) Degree
2 35 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.47%) Postgraduate
6 9 (1.32%) PhD
7 8 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.59%) ISEB
9 4 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.59%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.44%) CCIE
10 3 (0.44%) CCNA
10 3 (0.44%) CCNP
10 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.99%) Data Quality
2 35 (5.14%) IFRS
2 35 (5.14%) IFRS 9
3 29 (4.26%) QA
4 13 (1.91%) GDPR
5 9 (1.32%) SLA
6 7 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.73%) GCP
8 3 (0.44%) Basel II
8 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.44%) GxP
8 3 (0.44%) PMO
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) PSD2
9 2 (0.29%) WCAG
10 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) GLP
10 1 (0.15%) GMP
10 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.03%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.88%) NFS
2 6 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (0.88%) Veritas File System
3 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.59%) HDFS
5 3 (0.44%) Docker
5 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.15%) RACF
6 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) Puppet
2 12 (1.76%) Ansible
3 10 (1.47%) Terraform
4 8 (1.17%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.73%) Ambari
6 5 (0.73%) SnapMirror
6 5 (0.73%) SnapVault
6 5 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.59%) Control-M
8 3 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.44%) Rsyslog
8 3 (0.44%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Nessus
9 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 101 (14.83%) Tableau
2 100 (14.68%) Oracle
3 60 (8.81%) Microsoft
4 39 (5.73%) SAP
5 30 (4.41%) Teradata
6 26 (3.82%) Informatica
7 22 (3.23%) Google
8 19 (2.79%) IBM
9 18 (2.64%) Adobe
9 18 (2.64%) Remedy
10 17 (2.50%) MuleSoft
11 15 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.06%) Cognos
13 13 (1.91%) DataFlux
13 13 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.91%) Talend
14 11 (1.62%) Alteryx
14 11 (1.62%) Cloudera
14 11 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (1.62%) Vertica