Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 308 293
Rank change year-on-year -74 -15 -37
Contract jobs citing SAS 273 321 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.38% 4.28% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 229 280
London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £324 £305 £319
90th Percentile £658 £625 £675
England median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
London median hourly rate £13.75 £22.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -63.33% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £22.00 £55.00
90th Percentile £44.98 £22.00 £65.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £12.17
% change year-on-year -60.00% +310.85% -37.59%

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 8,069 7,506 8,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 17.78% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,736 5,227 5,830
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 87
London median hourly rate £21.38 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% +1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.13 £54.38 £44.05
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +5.26%

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 21 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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
Central London -23 61 £496 +10.22% 21
West London -27 19 £420 +10.16% 7
South London -31 19 £475 +4.11% 1
East London -17 9 £550 +46.67% 5
North London - 1 £700 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 156 (57.14%) SQL
2 128 (46.89%) Analytics
3 111 (40.66%) Finance
4 96 (35.16%) R
5 83 (30.40%) Python
6 74 (27.11%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (27.11%) Data Science
7 55 (20.15%) Hadoop
7 55 (20.15%) Degree
8 54 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
9 52 (19.05%) Big Data
10 49 (17.95%) ETL
11 48 (17.58%) Tableau
12 46 (16.85%) Oracle
13 40 (14.65%) Statistics
13 40 (14.65%) Data Modelling
14 39 (14.29%) Apache Spark
15 36 (13.19%) Marketing
16 35 (12.82%) Banking
16 35 (12.82%) Visualisation
17 33 (12.09%) Data Analytics
17 33 (12.09%) Retail
17 33 (12.09%) SQL Server
17 33 (12.09%) Java
18 32 (11.72%) Statistical Modelling
19 31 (11.36%) Algorithms
19 31 (11.36%) Credit Risk
19 31 (11.36%) Google
20 28 (10.26%) Machine Learning

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 39 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.47%) Confluence
3 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.10%) Apache
4 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.37%) GemFire
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (8.79%) SPSS
3 12 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.20%) Chatbot
6 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.73%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Actimize
2 4 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.73%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.37%) Finacle
4 1 (0.37%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.37%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.49%) Google Analytics
3 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (2.93%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (1.10%) GitHub
10 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.73%) Serverless
11 1 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.37%) SaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) SNA
2 3 (1.10%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) SMS
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.15%) Hadoop
2 52 (19.05%) Big Data
3 33 (12.09%) SQL Server
4 27 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.96%) Apache Hive
5 19 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (6.59%) Power BI
7 17 (6.23%) MongoDB
8 15 (5.49%) Impala
9 14 (5.13%) Base SAS
9 14 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 13 (4.76%) Data Mining
11 12 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (4.40%) Data Lake
11 12 (4.40%) NoSQL
11 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.30%) HBase
13 8 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.03%) JIRA
2 6 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.20%) PVCS
3 4 (1.47%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.37%) Mocha
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (40.66%) Finance
2 36 (13.19%) Marketing
3 35 (12.82%) Banking
4 33 (12.09%) Retail
5 10 (3.66%) Advertising
5 10 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.30%) Back Office
7 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.47%) Law
8 4 (1.47%) Legal
8 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.10%) Electronics
9 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.73%) Publishing
10 2 (0.73%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (38.10%) Analyst
2 42 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 38 (13.92%) Developer
4 30 (10.99%) Data Scientist
5 29 (10.62%) Data Engineer
6 25 (9.16%) Consultant
7 22 (8.06%) SAS Developer
8 19 (6.96%) SAS Analyst
9 18 (6.59%) SQL Analyst
10 17 (6.23%) Insight Analyst
11 15 (5.49%) Architect
11 15 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (5.13%) SAS Modeller
13 13 (4.76%) Business Analyst
13 13 (4.76%) Data Insight Analyst
13 13 (4.76%) Insight Data Analyst
13 13 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
14 12 (4.40%) Credit Analyst
15 9 (3.30%) Data Consultant
15 9 (3.30%) Fraud Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.06%) XML
2 16 (5.86%) Kafka
3 15 (5.49%) HTML
4 11 (4.03%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (3.30%) GraphX
5 9 (3.30%) Middleware
6 7 (2.56%) TensorFlow
7 6 (2.20%) D3.js
7 6 (2.20%) RESTful
8 5 (1.83%) .NET
8 5 (1.83%) Web Services
9 4 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.47%) HTML5
9 4 (1.47%) Lucene
9 4 (1.47%) XSD
10 3 (1.10%) Akka
10 3 (1.10%) MDX
10 3 (1.10%) Pandas
10 3 (1.10%) SciPy
11 2 (0.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 74 (27.11%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.36%) Algorithms
2 31 (11.36%) Credit Risk
3 28 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.40%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.47%) Social Media
7 3 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.10%) Robotics
7 3 (1.10%) Social Network
7 3 (1.10%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.69%) Unix
2 10 (3.66%) Linux
2 10 (3.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.37%) Android
3 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.89%) Analytics
2 74 (27.11%) Data Science
3 54 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (17.95%) ETL
5 40 (14.65%) Data Modelling
5 40 (14.65%) Statistics
6 35 (12.82%) Visualisation
7 33 (12.09%) Data Analytics
8 32 (11.72%) Statistical Modelling
9 28 (10.26%) Machine Learning
9 28 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (9.89%) Data Management
10 27 (9.89%) Data Visualisation
11 25 (9.16%) Data Analysis
12 23 (8.42%) Actionable Insight
12 23 (8.42%) Decision-Making
13 21 (7.69%) Mathematics
14 20 (7.33%) CRM
15 18 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 156 (57.14%) SQL
2 96 (35.16%) R
3 83 (30.40%) Python
4 33 (12.09%) Java
5 24 (8.79%) MATLAB
6 21 (7.69%) Scala
7 14 (5.13%) VBA
8 10 (3.66%) C#
8 10 (3.66%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.30%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.10%) C++
11 3 (1.10%) Ruby
12 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.73%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.37%) ABAP
13 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (20.15%) Degree
2 23 (8.42%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (4.40%) PhD
4 11 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.83%) SAS Certification
6 4 (1.47%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) MBA
8 2 (0.73%) PMP
8 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 15 (5.49%) IFRS
2 15 (5.49%) IFRS 9
3 14 (5.13%) GDPR
4 4 (1.47%) QA
5 2 (0.73%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) CDISC
6 1 (0.37%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (5.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.83%) Terraform
2 3 (1.10%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.73%) Oozie
4 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (17.58%) Tableau
2 46 (16.85%) Oracle
3 31 (11.36%) Google
4 21 (7.69%) Teradata
5 20 (7.33%) SAP
6 19 (6.96%) Microsoft
7 17 (6.23%) IBM
8 15 (5.49%) Alteryx
9 14 (5.13%) Informatica
10 10 (3.66%) Talend
11 9 (3.30%) Adobe
11 9 (3.30%) Cloudera
11 9 (3.30%) Hortonworks
12 7 (2.56%) Cognos
12 7 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (2.20%) Capita
14 4 (1.47%) MapR
14 4 (1.47%) Palantir
15 3 (1.10%) New Relic
15 3 (1.10%) Vertica