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 3 months to 28 June 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.

SAS System
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 299 215
Rank change year-on-year -15 -84  
Contract jobs citing SAS 301 366 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.74% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 4.12% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 289 394
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +1.94% -3.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7225 8882 8914
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.71% 17.96% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7440 9920 9494
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 376 457
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.88 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 149 £450 -7.21% 54
North of England +44 67 £425 +6.25% 21
North West +20 32 £438 +9.37% 6
Yorkshire 0 31 £425 +6.25% 15
South East +15 30 £363 -14.70% 13
Midlands +7 29 £375 -16.66% 13
West Midlands +18 28 £375 -16.66% 7
South West -10 18 £425 +25.92% 3
North East +80 7 £558 +59.28%
East of England -5 5 £305 -44.54% 7
East Midlands -13 1 £350 +12.00% 6
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 SAS.

1 279 (43.66%) SQL
2 242 (37.87%) Finance
3 222 (34.74%) Analytics
4 182 (28.48%) Analytical Skills
5 152 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
6 141 (22.07%) Hadoop
7 137 (21.44%) R
8 133 (20.81%) ETL
9 129 (20.19%) Big Data
10 121 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
11 120 (18.78%) Banking
12 110 (17.21%) Microsoft Excel
13 108 (16.90%) Python
14 92 (14.40%) Degree
15 91 (14.24%) Tableau
16 83 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 81 (12.68%) Data Modelling
18 78 (12.21%) Data Analysis
19 77 (12.05%) Oracle
20 76 (11.89%) Migration
21 75 (11.74%) Retail
22 74 (11.58%) Visualisation
23 72 (11.27%) Mathematics
24 68 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
24 68 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
24 68 (10.64%) SQL Server
25 67 (10.49%) Data Analytics
26 66 (10.33%) Credit Risk
27 65 (10.17%) SPSS
27 65 (10.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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 48 (7.51%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.35%) Apache Pig
3 11 (1.72%) Apache
3 11 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.10%) Confluence
4 7 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.94%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.47%) Drupal
6 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.47%) IIS
6 3 (0.47%) LiveCycle
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (17.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (10.17%) SPSS
3 40 (6.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (5.01%) Stata
5 29 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (2.03%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.78%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.16%) EViews
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.41%) FastStats
2 8 (1.25%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Staffware
3 3 (0.47%) Unica
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.16%) Actimize
5 1 (0.16%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.16%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.19%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.78%) Route 53
6 5 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.47%) Office 365
7 3 (0.47%) SmartFocus
7 3 (0.47%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.16%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.94%) Internet
2 5 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (0.78%) SMS
2 5 (0.78%) SMTP
2 5 (0.78%) SSL
3 4 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.63%) DHCP
3 4 (0.63%) DNS
3 4 (0.63%) Firewall
3 4 (0.63%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.47%) DSL
4 3 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.47%) FTP
4 3 (0.47%) LDAP
4 3 (0.47%) MPLS
4 3 (0.47%) SAN
4 3 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (0.47%) VRRP
5 2 (0.31%) SNA
5 2 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (22.07%) Hadoop
2 129 (20.19%) Big Data
3 121 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 65 (10.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 61 (9.55%) Base SAS
7 51 (7.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 43 (6.73%) Apache Hive
8 43 (6.73%) QlikView
9 41 (6.42%) Power BI
10 39 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
11 37 (5.79%) Data Mining
12 36 (5.63%) Relational Database
13 27 (4.23%) SAS EBI
14 23 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (2.82%) HBase
17 18 (2.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 14 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 23 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.35%) JIRA
2 15 (2.35%) ProC
3 9 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.78%) GitLab
7 4 (0.63%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.47%) CA Gen
8 3 (0.47%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.47%) ERwin
8 3 (0.47%) Grunt
8 3 (0.47%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.47%) Toad
9 2 (0.31%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.31%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.31%) WebStorm
General
1 242 (37.87%) Finance
2 120 (18.78%) Banking
3 75 (11.74%) Retail
4 54 (8.45%) Marketing
5 23 (3.60%) Retail Banking
6 17 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.19%) Publishing
8 13 (2.03%) Legal
9 12 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.41%) Advertising
12 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Electronics
13 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.47%) Billing
14 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.31%) Front Office
15 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.31%) German Language
15 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (32.08%) Analyst
2 138 (21.60%) Developer
3 81 (12.68%) SAS Developer
4 72 (11.27%) Data Analyst
5 50 (7.82%) SAS Analyst
6 48 (7.51%) Data Scientist
7 46 (7.20%) Consultant
8 41 (6.42%) Architect
9 40 (6.26%) Business Analyst
10 26 (4.07%) Administrator
11 25 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
12 22 (3.44%) Data Architect
13 21 (3.29%) Risk Analyst
13 21 (3.29%) SAS Consultant
14 20 (3.13%) Data Engineer
15 18 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 17 (2.66%) SAS Administrator
17 16 (2.50%) Data Consultant
18 15 (2.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
18 15 (2.35%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.29%) HTML
2 20 (3.13%) CSS
2 20 (3.13%) REST
2 20 (3.13%) XML
3 14 (2.19%) HTML5
4 13 (2.03%) CSS3
5 11 (1.72%) Ajax
6 10 (1.56%) Ext JS
7 9 (1.41%) JSON
7 9 (1.41%) Web Services
8 8 (1.25%) Natural Language Processing
9 7 (1.10%) .NET
9 7 (1.10%) D3.js
10 6 (0.94%) MLlib
10 6 (0.94%) UIMA
11 5 (0.78%) jQuery
11 5 (0.78%) MDX
11 5 (0.78%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.47%) Flash
12 3 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 182 (28.48%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (10.33%) Credit Risk
3 26 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.19%) Algorithms
5 14 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (1.88%) User Experience
8 10 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.25%) PKI
11 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.78%) Fintech
12 5 (0.78%) NHS
12 5 (0.78%) Social Media
13 4 (0.63%) Social Network
14 3 (0.47%) iPad
14 3 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.51%) Unix
2 46 (7.20%) Linux
3 33 (5.16%) Windows
4 6 (0.94%) CentOS
5 5 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.63%) zOS
7 3 (0.47%) MVS
8 2 (0.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (34.74%) Analytics
2 152 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
3 133 (20.81%) ETL
4 81 (12.68%) Data Modelling
5 78 (12.21%) Data Analysis
6 76 (11.89%) Migration
7 74 (11.58%) Visualisation
8 72 (11.27%) Mathematics
9 68 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (10.49%) Data Analytics
11 56 (8.76%) Data Management
12 51 (7.98%) Statistics
13 49 (7.67%) Machine Learning
14 46 (7.20%) Data Visualisation
15 43 (6.73%) Project Management
16 41 (6.42%) Data Integration
16 41 (6.42%) Statistical Analysis
17 38 (5.95%) E-Commerce
18 32 (5.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 279 (43.66%) SQL
2 137 (21.44%) R
3 108 (16.90%) Python
4 52 (8.14%) VBA
5 45 (7.04%) Java
6 33 (5.16%) MATLAB
7 27 (4.23%) SAS Macro
8 25 (3.91%) JavaScript
8 25 (3.91%) Scala
9 19 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.35%) PROC SQL
11 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.72%) VB
12 10 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.41%) Perl
14 8 (1.25%) C#
14 8 (1.25%) C++
14 8 (1.25%) PHP
14 8 (1.25%) Prolog
15 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (14.40%) Degree
2 26 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.03%) SAS Certification
5 7 (1.10%) CCA
5 7 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.94%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.78%) PhD
8 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) APMG
9 3 (0.47%) ISEB
10 2 (0.31%) ACCA
10 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) CIMA
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.14%) Data Quality
2 39 (6.10%) IFRS
3 37 (5.79%) IFRS 9
4 15 (2.35%) QA
5 11 (1.72%) Basel II
6 7 (1.10%) CDISC
7 6 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.78%) SLA
9 4 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.47%) GPG13
10 3 (0.47%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.31%) GDPR
11 2 (0.31%) PMO
12 1 (0.16%) Basel III
12 1 (0.16%) GCP
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.88%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.63%) vCloud
4 3 (0.47%) HDFS
5 2 (0.31%) Samba
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) Ceph
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.94%) Puppet
2 5 (0.78%) Rsyslog
3 4 (0.63%) vRealize
4 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.47%) vMotion
5 2 (0.31%) Oozie
5 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 91 (14.24%) Tableau
2 83 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 77 (12.05%) Oracle
4 51 (7.98%) Teradata
5 42 (6.57%) SAP
6 37 (5.79%) IBM
7 22 (3.44%) Adobe
8 20 (3.13%) Informatica
9 19 (2.97%) Cognos
10 18 (2.82%) VMware
11 17 (2.66%) HP
12 14 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.03%) RapidMiner
14 12 (1.88%) Google
14 12 (1.88%) TIBCO
15 11 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
16 9 (1.41%) Symantec
17 8 (1.25%) Ab Initio
17 8 (1.25%) Apteco
17 8 (1.25%) DataFlux
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