Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 304 393 357
Rank change year-on-year +89 -36 -58
Contract jobs citing SAS 123 202 307
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.50% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.05% 3.13% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 137 185
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £342 £375 £302
90th Percentile £670 £730 £625
England median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £60.00 £46.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.73% +255.77% -40.91%
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.92 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.32% +44.29% -71.00%

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 3,038 6,464 7,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.28% 15.95% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,991 4,478 5,623
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.51 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +68.34% -6.82%
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.53 £13.25
90th Percentile £54.13 £56.00 £55.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.62% -2.63% -2.56%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in London

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS in London.

Daily rate trend for SAS in London

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAS in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAS in London

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS in London.

Hourly rate trend for SAS in London

SAS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAS in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +100 28 £500 -4.76% 1
West London +33 4 £510 +5.43%
East London +46 1 £650 +23.81% 2
South London +19 1 £495 +15.52%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 49 (39.84%) SQL
2 37 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (29.27%) Analytics
4 35 (28.46%) Power BI
4 35 (28.46%) Power Platform
5 33 (26.83%) Finance
5 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
6 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (23.58%) ETL
8 29 (23.58%) Oracle
9 27 (21.95%) Python
10 26 (21.14%) SC Cleared
11 25 (20.33%) Git (software)
12 24 (19.51%) DevOps
13 22 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
13 22 (17.89%) Azure
14 20 (16.26%) R
15 19 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (15.45%) Banking
16 18 (14.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 17 (13.82%) Data Engineering
18 16 (13.01%) Linux
18 16 (13.01%) Java
18 16 (13.01%) Base SAS
18 16 (13.01%) Data Analytics
19 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
19 15 (12.20%) IBM
19 15 (12.20%) SPSS

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 (8.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.63%) Apache
3 2 (1.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) SPSS
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle AML
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.81%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.46%) Power Platform
2 22 (17.89%) Azure
3 6 (4.88%) AWS
3 6 (4.88%) GCP
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.81%) GitHub
4 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) DHCP
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
2 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) Power BI
2 22 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (14.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 16 (13.01%) Base SAS
5 15 (12.20%) SAS EBI
6 13 (10.57%) Redis
7 11 (8.94%) Hadoop
7 11 (8.94%) Pentaho
8 9 (7.32%) Big Data
8 9 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (4.88%) DataStage
9 6 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.07%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.25%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.44%) Impala
12 3 (2.44%) QlikView
12 3 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) GitLab
2 11 (8.94%) Subversion
3 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
General
1 33 (26.83%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 14 (11.38%) Public Sector
4 12 (9.76%) Marketing
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.52%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) React Developer
4 10 (8.13%) ETL Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Consultant
5 8 (6.50%) Data Scientist
5 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Data Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Insight Manager
8 5 (4.07%) SAS Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) SAS Developer
8 5 (4.07%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Tableau Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Tester
9 4 (3.25%) Data Modeller
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) .NET
1 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET
1 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (10.57%) Redux
1 13 (10.57%) REST
1 13 (10.57%) SignalR
1 13 (10.57%) Swagger
1 13 (10.57%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) Kafka
2 3 (2.44%) PySpark
3 2 (1.63%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.63%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (0.81%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (0.81%) D3.js
4 1 (0.81%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (10.57%) User Experience
3 9 (7.32%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.88%) Marketing Technology
4 6 (4.88%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.63%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.81%) CMDB
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Life Science
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Linux
2 10 (8.13%) Unix
3 7 (5.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (29.27%) Analytics
3 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.58%) ETL
5 24 (19.51%) DevOps
6 22 (17.89%) Data Modelling
7 19 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (13.82%) Data Engineering
9 16 (13.01%) Data Analytics
10 15 (12.20%) Front End Development
10 15 (12.20%) SDLC
11 14 (11.38%) Test Automation
12 13 (10.57%) API Design
12 13 (10.57%) Functional Testing
12 13 (10.57%) MVC
13 12 (9.76%) Migration
13 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
14 11 (8.94%) Data Science
14 11 (8.94%) ITIL
14 11 (8.94%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) SQL
2 27 (21.95%) Python
3 20 (16.26%) R
4 16 (13.01%) Java
5 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.57%) C#
6 13 (10.57%) SAS Macro
6 13 (10.57%) TypeScript
7 12 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.76%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.94%) Perl
9 7 (5.69%) VBA
10 3 (2.44%) VB
11 2 (1.63%) Scala
11 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) Clojure
12 1 (0.81%) Julia
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) Degree
4 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.63%) PhD
6 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.69%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) IFRS
3 2 (1.63%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.81%) Basel II
4 1 (0.81%) CDISC
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Ambari
2 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.81%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) IBM
3 11 (8.94%) Informatica
3 11 (8.94%) Talend
4 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.13%) Tableau
5 9 (7.32%) Adobe
6 8 (6.50%) Teradata
7 7 (5.69%) Google
7 7 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.88%) Alteryx
9 4 (3.25%) SAP
10 3 (2.44%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.44%) TSYS
11 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.63%) DocuSign
11 2 (1.63%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.63%) Pega
12 1 (0.81%) StreamSets