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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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 435 363 306
Rank change year-on-year -72 -57 +83
Contract jobs citing SAS 154 141 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.21% 3.92% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 66
10th Percentile £316 £319 £326
25th Percentile £455 £419 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £528 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.27% +5.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £641 £600
90th Percentile £725 £729 £675
England median daily rate £520 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +1.46% +7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
10th Percentile £35.50 £58.45 £27.90
25th Percentile £42.50 £62.31 £36.00
Median hourly rate £56.00 £70.00 £41.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +70.73% +17.14%
75th Percentile £68.75 £73.13 £46.13
90th Percentile £70.00 £75.00 £54.45
England median hourly rate £50.50 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +92.38% +5.00% +19.67%

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 4,799 3,598 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.18% 13.22% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,401 2,546 1,658
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
25th Percentile £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -3.38%
75th Percentile £675 £623 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 20
10th Percentile £18.75 £17.39 £15.00
25th Percentile £27.67 £21.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £32.47
Median % change year-on-year +22.67% +15.48% +39.67%
75th Percentile £68.75 £57.53 £52.31
90th Percentile £78.17 £69.18 £60.30
England median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +35.56% +12.50% +7.53%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -32 11 £550 +4.76% 6
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 67 (43.51%) SQL
2 49 (31.82%) Agile
3 46 (29.87%) Python
3 46 (29.87%) Analytics
4 44 (28.57%) Finance
5 40 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (24.68%) R
6 38 (24.68%) Social Skills
7 29 (18.83%) Banking
8 28 (18.18%) AWS
9 26 (16.88%) Azure
9 26 (16.88%) SPSS
9 26 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (16.23%) Statistical Analysis
11 22 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 22 (14.29%) Degree
11 22 (14.29%) Oracle
11 22 (14.29%) Data Science
12 20 (12.99%) Validation
13 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
13 19 (12.34%) SAP
13 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (12.34%) IBM
13 19 (12.34%) GCP
13 19 (12.34%) Git (software)
13 19 (12.34%) Public Sector
14 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
14 18 (11.69%) Informatica
15 17 (11.04%) Linux
15 17 (11.04%) Data Quality

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 9 (5.84%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.25%) Confluence
4 2 (1.30%) IIS
4 2 (1.30%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) CICS
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (16.88%) SPSS
2 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.90%) Stata
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.95%) Maximo
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.18%) AWS
2 26 (16.88%) Azure
3 19 (12.34%) GCP
4 13 (8.44%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 5 (3.25%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (3.25%) SoftLayer
7 3 (1.95%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.95%) Google Data Studio
7 3 (1.95%) Tricentis Tosca
8 2 (1.30%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.65%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Event Grid
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.65%) Boomi
9 1 (0.65%) Cloud Functions
9 1 (0.65%) Facebook Ads
9 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) SAN
2 4 (2.60%) Firewall
3 3 (1.95%) SNA
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) Multicast
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.74%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (8.44%) Power BI
5 12 (7.79%) Base SAS
5 12 (7.79%) MySQL
5 12 (7.79%) Tableau
6 10 (6.49%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 9 (5.84%) Redis
8 8 (5.19%) Ataccama
8 8 (5.19%) HBase
8 8 (5.19%) Metadata
9 7 (4.55%) Pentaho
9 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.90%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.25%) Hazelcast
11 5 (3.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 19 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.79%) GitLab
3 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.84%) JIRA
5 8 (5.19%) webpack
6 6 (3.90%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.95%) ER Studio
7 3 (1.95%) Toad
7 3 (1.95%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.65%) ERwin
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Postman
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 40 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (24.68%) Social Skills
4 29 (18.83%) Banking
5 19 (12.34%) Public Sector
6 11 (7.14%) Retail
7 9 (5.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking
8 8 (5.19%) Legal
9 7 (4.55%) Marketing
9 7 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (3.90%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (3.90%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (3.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (2.60%) Advertising
12 4 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (2.60%) Front Office
12 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.95%) Social Science
14 2 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 41 (26.62%) Analyst
2 23 (14.94%) Data Analyst
3 22 (14.29%) Programmer
4 19 (12.34%) Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Data Scientist
6 12 (7.79%) Architect
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Programmer
7 9 (5.84%) Statistical Programmer
7 9 (5.84%) Systems Programmer
8 8 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Senior Statistical Programmer
9 7 (4.55%) Agile Developer
9 7 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.55%) React Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) SAS Developer
9 7 (4.55%) z/OS Systems Programmer
10 5 (3.25%) Mainframe Programmer
10 5 (3.25%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.14%) Node.js
2 10 (6.49%) React
3 8 (5.19%) CSS
3 8 (5.19%) HTML
3 8 (5.19%) HTML5
4 7 (4.55%) Express
4 7 (4.55%) ISPF
4 7 (4.55%) LESS
4 7 (4.55%) Redux
4 7 (4.55%) RESTful
5 5 (3.25%) Drools
5 5 (3.25%) Jest
6 3 (1.95%) Apollo GraphQL
6 3 (1.95%) GraphQL
6 3 (1.95%) PySpark
6 3 (1.95%) scikit-learn
6 3 (1.95%) TensorFlow
6 3 (1.95%) Torch
6 3 (1.95%) XML
7 2 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Mainframe
2 12 (7.79%) Credit Risk
3 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.84%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.55%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.90%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.25%) Blockchain
7 5 (3.25%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.60%) Equities
8 4 (2.60%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.95%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.95%) NHS
10 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.30%) Life Science
10 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (1.30%) Social Network
11 1 (0.65%) Social Media
11 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.04%) Linux
2 14 (9.09%) zOS
3 9 (5.84%) Unix
4 5 (3.25%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) MVS
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) Agile
2 46 (29.87%) Analytics
3 25 (16.23%) Statistical Analysis
4 22 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 22 (14.29%) Data Science
5 20 (12.99%) Validation
6 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 16 (10.39%) Data Governance
7 16 (10.39%) Statistics
8 15 (9.74%) Data Analytics
9 14 (9.09%) Migration
9 14 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 13 (8.44%) Data Management
10 13 (8.44%) ETL
11 12 (7.79%) Computer Science
11 12 (7.79%) Data Architecture
11 12 (7.79%) Scrum
11 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.51%) SQL
2 46 (29.87%) Python
3 38 (24.68%) R
4 13 (8.44%) SAS Macro
5 12 (7.79%) Java
5 12 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.84%) Assembly Language
6 9 (5.84%) CLIST
6 9 (5.84%) MATLAB
6 9 (5.84%) REXX
7 7 (4.55%) JCL
7 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.90%) VBA
9 5 (3.25%) ES6
9 5 (3.25%) Perl
9 5 (3.25%) Scala
10 4 (2.60%) HiveQL
11 3 (1.95%) Julia
Qualifications
1 22 (14.29%) Degree
2 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.04%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.19%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) IFRS
4 4 (2.60%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.30%) COREP
5 2 (1.30%) CRD IV
5 2 (1.30%) FINREP
5 2 (1.30%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.65%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.65%) CDISC
6 1 (0.65%) IFRS 17
System Software
1 7 (4.55%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (2.60%) HDFS
3 2 (1.30%) Docker
3 2 (1.30%) RACF
4 1 (0.65%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (3.25%) Ansible
3 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.95%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.65%) Kubeflow
4 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.65%) zSecure
Vendors
1 22 (14.29%) Oracle
2 19 (12.34%) IBM
2 19 (12.34%) SAP
3 18 (11.69%) Informatica
4 15 (9.74%) Talend
5 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.14%) Google
7 8 (5.19%) CA
8 7 (4.55%) Teradata
9 6 (3.90%) Ab Initio
10 5 (3.25%) Alteryx
11 4 (2.60%) Cisco
11 4 (2.60%) F5
11 4 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.95%) Pega
13 2 (1.30%) Databricks
14 1 (0.65%) BiZZdesign
14 1 (0.65%) Facebook
14 1 (0.65%) Sparx
14 1 (0.65%) Splunk