Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 429 321 347
Rank change year-on-year -108 +26 +91
Contract jobs citing SAS 154 90 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% 3.41% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 48 116
10th Percentile £356 £289 £369
25th Percentile £413 £404 £433
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £494 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.81% -1.25% -
75th Percentile £638 £613 £575
90th Percentile £738 £631 £619
England median daily rate £503 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.79% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
10th Percentile £33.63 £28.05 -
25th Percentile £35.31 £36.63 -
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £53.75 £66.00 -
90th Percentile - £78.45 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £23.19
% change year-on-year +54.64% +4.59% +44.64%

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 4,767 2,639 4,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.67% 14.66% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,399 1,890 3,194
10th Percentile £356 £305 £275
25th Percentile £463 £401 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -1.48%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 47
10th Percentile £19.56 £20.13 £15.00
25th Percentile £23.38 £23.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate £34.75 £36.25 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.14% +61.11% -4.26%
75th Percentile £51.69 £47.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £70.01 £54.88 £49.18
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.86% +34.21% +1.28%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -47 18 £500 -4.76% 8
West London -25 12 £363 -42.46% 2
South London -22 4 £775 +34.78%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 83 (53.90%) SQL
2 49 (31.82%) Python
3 47 (30.52%) Analytics
4 44 (28.57%) Finance
5 43 (27.92%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (22.73%) R
7 34 (22.08%) Tableau
7 34 (22.08%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (20.78%) Data Analysis
8 32 (20.78%) Social Skills
9 30 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (16.23%) Statistics
11 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Excel
12 22 (14.29%) Visualisation
13 21 (13.64%) Power Platform
13 21 (13.64%) Power BI
13 21 (13.64%) ETL
14 20 (12.99%) Banking
14 20 (12.99%) Data Visualisation
15 19 (12.34%) Azure
15 19 (12.34%) DevOps
15 19 (12.34%) Teradata
15 19 (12.34%) Degree
15 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
16 18 (11.69%) Decision-Making
17 17 (11.04%) Hadoop
17 17 (11.04%) Project Management
18 16 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (10.39%) SPSS
18 16 (10.39%) Oracle

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 5 (3.25%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.60%) Confluence
3 3 (1.95%) CICS
3 3 (1.95%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (10.39%) SPSS
3 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.60%) Stata
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.64%) Power Platform
2 19 (12.34%) Azure
3 13 (8.44%) Adobe Analytics
3 13 (8.44%) AWS
4 7 (4.55%) SaaS
5 5 (3.25%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (2.60%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.95%) GCP
7 3 (1.95%) Google Data Studio
7 3 (1.95%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.30%) IaaS
8 2 (1.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Event Grid
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.65%) GitHub
9 1 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) FTP
1 3 (1.95%) SNA
1 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.08%) Tableau
2 21 (13.64%) Power BI
3 17 (11.04%) Hadoop
4 16 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (8.44%) Big Data
6 11 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.19%) Text Mining
8 7 (4.55%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (3.90%) Base SAS
9 6 (3.90%) QlikView
10 5 (3.25%) Data Mart
10 5 (3.25%) OLAP
10 5 (3.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (3.25%) Tableau Desktop
11 4 (2.60%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.60%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (2.60%) HBase
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.55%) JIRA
3 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.65%) ERwin
4 1 (0.65%) GitLab
4 1 (0.65%) Postman
4 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 43 (27.92%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (20.78%) Social Skills
4 20 (12.99%) Banking
5 12 (7.79%) Presentation Skills
5 12 (7.79%) Public Sector
6 10 (6.49%) Marketing
7 8 (5.19%) Retail
8 7 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
8 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
9 5 (3.25%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
10 4 (2.60%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (1.95%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.95%) Social Science
12 2 (1.30%) Advertising
12 2 (1.30%) Front Office
12 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Analyst
2 25 (16.23%) Data Analyst
3 24 (15.58%) Developer
4 12 (7.79%) Consultant
5 11 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Programmer
8 8 (5.19%) Data Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Statistician
10 6 (3.90%) Architect
10 6 (3.90%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Services Director
10 6 (3.90%) Systems Programmer
11 5 (3.25%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) SAS Statistician
12 4 (2.60%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
12 4 (2.60%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) D3.js
1 5 (3.25%) ggplot
1 5 (3.25%) Keras
1 5 (3.25%) TensorFlow
1 5 (3.25%) Theano
2 3 (1.95%) REST
3 2 (1.30%) EDI
3 2 (1.30%) PySpark
3 2 (1.30%) Shiny
3 2 (1.30%) SOAP
3 2 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) Kafka
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) XML-RPC
4 1 (0.65%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) Algorithms
1 8 (5.19%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.60%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.95%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.95%) User Experience
6 2 (1.30%) CMDB
6 2 (1.30%) Equities
6 2 (1.30%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.30%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.25%) Unix
2 4 (2.60%) Linux
3 3 (1.95%) MVS
3 3 (1.95%) Windows
3 3 (1.95%) zOS
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) Analytics
2 34 (22.08%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (20.78%) Data Analysis
4 30 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (16.23%) Statistics
6 22 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 21 (13.64%) ETL
8 20 (12.99%) Data Visualisation
9 19 (12.34%) DevOps
10 18 (11.69%) Decision-Making
11 17 (11.04%) Project Management
12 16 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (9.74%) Data Science
14 14 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.09%) Validation
15 13 (8.44%) Statistical Analysis
15 13 (8.44%) Statistical Modelling
16 12 (7.79%) Data Extraction
16 12 (7.79%) User Research
16 12 (7.79%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 83 (53.90%) SQL
2 49 (31.82%) Python
3 35 (22.73%) R
4 10 (6.49%) MATLAB
5 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
5 6 (3.90%) CLIST
5 6 (3.90%) JCL
5 6 (3.90%) REXX
6 5 (3.25%) C
6 5 (3.25%) Julia
6 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.60%) SAS Macro
7 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.60%) VBA
8 3 (1.95%) C++
8 3 (1.95%) COBOL
8 3 (1.95%) HiveQL
8 3 (1.95%) Java
8 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Degree
1 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.25%) Tableau Certification
4 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) MCITP
4 1 (0.65%) MCP
4 1 (0.65%) MCSA
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.65%) VCP6
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 11 (7.14%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.30%) GDPR
4 2 (1.30%) IFRS
5 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) RACF
2 3 (1.95%) SRDF
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) HDFS
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) NFS
3 1 (0.65%) vCloud
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Ansible
1 3 (1.95%) zSecure
2 2 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.65%) Control-M
3 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.65%) vMotion
3 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Teradata
2 16 (10.39%) Oracle
3 13 (8.44%) Adobe
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.84%) IBM
5 6 (3.90%) Informatica
6 5 (3.25%) Google
7 3 (1.95%) CA
7 3 (1.95%) EMC
7 3 (1.95%) SAP
7 3 (1.95%) Trillium
8 2 (1.30%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.30%) Dell
8 2 (1.30%) HP
8 2 (1.30%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.65%) Confluent
9 1 (0.65%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.65%) Talend