Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 December 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
England > London
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 359 399 396
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 -59
Contract jobs citing SAS 189 247 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.59% 3.06% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 138 164
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £300
90th Percentile £611 £651 £709
England median daily rate £463 £463 £450
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £102.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.88% - -
England median hourly rate £24.51 £36.24 £25.92
% change year-on-year -32.37% +39.81% +72.77%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5,262 8,076 8,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.15% 17.25% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,692 5,674 5,859
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £278 £303 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 95 108
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.84 £21.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.89% +11.09% +19.19%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in London

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in London

SAS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the London region over the 6 months to 6 December 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
Central London +24 31 £508 +6.84% 13
West London +21 7 £475 +5.56% 6
South London +41 4 £523 -5.00% 2
East London +18 4 £477 +16.97%
SAS
England

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

1 110 (58.20%) SQL
2 93 (49.21%) Analytics
3 73 (38.62%) Finance
4 61 (32.28%) Python
5 48 (25.40%) R
6 47 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (23.28%) Hadoop
8 43 (22.75%) Banking
9 38 (20.11%) Data Science
10 37 (19.58%) ETL
10 37 (19.58%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (15.87%) Statistics
11 30 (15.87%) Oracle
12 29 (15.34%) Degree
13 27 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (13.76%) Visualisation
15 25 (13.23%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (13.23%) Data Analytics
16 23 (12.17%) Tableau
17 22 (11.64%) Microsoft Excel
18 21 (11.11%) Credit Risk
18 21 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 20 (10.58%) AWS
19 20 (10.58%) Data Analysis
20 19 (10.05%) Retail
20 19 (10.05%) Microsoft
20 19 (10.05%) Migration
21 18 (9.52%) Data Mining
21 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (9.52%) Problem-Solving

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.53%) Apache
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.53%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.53%) Mendix
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (11.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (7.94%) SPSS
3 6 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.17%) Stata
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) InVision
5 1 (0.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.53%) HFM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.58%) AWS
2 14 (7.41%) Azure
3 12 (6.35%) GCP
4 9 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
5 7 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.59%) Serverless
7 2 (1.06%) GitHub
7 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) SSH
2 3 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.53%) NAS
3 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.53%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.28%) Hadoop
2 25 (13.23%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 18 (9.52%) Data Mining
5 16 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.88%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.35%) Big Data
7 12 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (6.35%) MySQL
7 12 (6.35%) NoSQL
7 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.82%) BigQuery
9 10 (5.29%) Apache Hive
9 10 (5.29%) Base SAS
9 10 (5.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 9 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
10 9 (4.76%) Neo4j
10 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.53%) ERwin
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 43 (22.75%) Banking
3 19 (10.05%) Retail
4 14 (7.41%) Marketing
5 8 (4.23%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.12%) Advertising
6 4 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.59%) Games
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) International Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (38.62%) Analyst
2 46 (24.34%) Developer
3 35 (18.52%) SAS Analyst
4 24 (12.70%) Data Analyst
5 23 (12.17%) Business Analyst
6 19 (10.05%) ETL Developer
7 18 (9.52%) Administrator
7 18 (9.52%) SAS Administrator
8 17 (8.99%) Data Scientist
9 12 (6.35%) SAS Business Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) SAS Data Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) Consultant
10 10 (5.29%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) SQL Data Analyst
11 9 (4.76%) Credit Analyst
12 8 (4.23%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 8 (4.23%) Data Business Analyst
12 8 (4.23%) SAS Developer
12 8 (4.23%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.76%) PySpark
1 9 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
2 8 (4.23%) Web Services
3 7 (3.70%) .NET
4 6 (3.17%) HTML
4 6 (3.17%) LDAP
5 5 (2.65%) Redux
6 4 (2.12%) HTML5
7 3 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.59%) D3.js
7 3 (1.59%) Kafka
7 3 (1.59%) Pandas
7 3 (1.59%) React
7 3 (1.59%) REST
7 3 (1.59%) scikit-learn
7 3 (1.59%) SignalR
7 3 (1.59%) Swagger
8 2 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 8 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.17%) Semantic Web
5 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.12%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.06%) iSeries
7 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Linux
2 3 (1.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (49.21%) Analytics
2 38 (20.11%) Data Science
3 37 (19.58%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (19.58%) ETL
4 30 (15.87%) Statistics
5 27 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (13.76%) Visualisation
7 25 (13.23%) Data Analytics
8 20 (10.58%) Data Analysis
9 19 (10.05%) Migration
10 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (8.47%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (8.47%) Validation
12 14 (7.41%) Actionable Insight
12 14 (7.41%) Mathematics
12 14 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
13 13 (6.88%) Project Management
14 12 (6.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 110 (58.20%) SQL
2 61 (32.28%) Python
3 48 (25.40%) R
4 10 (5.29%) Perl
4 10 (5.29%) Scala
5 9 (4.76%) C
6 8 (4.23%) C#
6 8 (4.23%) MATLAB
7 7 (3.70%) Java
7 7 (3.70%) VBA
8 6 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.65%) VB
10 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.59%) C++
11 3 (1.59%) Clojure
11 3 (1.59%) PHP
12 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Julia
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Degree
2 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.65%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.59%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) Data Quality
1 13 (6.88%) IFRS
1 13 (6.88%) IFRS 9
2 4 (2.12%) Basel III
2 4 (2.12%) GDPR
3 2 (1.06%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) CDISC
4 1 (0.53%) COREP
4 1 (0.53%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) Docker
2 9 (4.76%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.59%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.06%) HDFS
5 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.76%) Ansible
2 9 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (4.23%) Terraform
4 5 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (15.87%) Oracle
2 23 (12.17%) Tableau
3 19 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.99%) Cloudera
4 17 (8.99%) IBM
4 17 (8.99%) Informatica
4 17 (8.99%) Talend
5 16 (8.47%) Teradata
6 12 (6.35%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (5.29%) Hyperion
8 9 (4.76%) Adobe
8 9 (4.76%) Datactics
8 9 (4.76%) Hortonworks
8 9 (4.76%) Palantir
9 8 (4.23%) DataFlux
10 7 (3.70%) Google
11 3 (1.59%) SAP
11 3 (1.59%) Vertica
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix
12 1 (0.53%) Cognos