Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 15 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 61 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +61
Contract jobs citing SAS 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.28% 0.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Kent median daily rate £375 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% - -
South East median daily rate £500 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £19.34 £80.25
% change year-on-year +145.60% -75.90% +107.10%

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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 87 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.31% 11.05% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 35
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £138 £210
90th Percentile £628 £520 £638
South East median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.45
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Kent

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Kent

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Kent over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Kent

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Kent

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Chatham - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £425 -
Canterbury - 1 £320 -
SAS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (20.00%) SPSS

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript