Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 363 372 297
Rank change year-on-year +9 -75 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 234 283 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.59% 3.52% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 178 234
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £307 £318 £305
90th Percentile £728 £641 £623
England median daily rate £500 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +13.64% +0.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
London median hourly rate £46.25 £13.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.36% -37.50% -63.33%
England median hourly rate £20.87 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% -60.00% +310.85%

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 6,513 8,035 7,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.88% 17.35% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,488 5,700 5,223
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 98 85
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £15.42 £13.60 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £54.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 17 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 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 -4 44 £550 +10.89% 16
South London +14 14 £427 -10.11%
West London +18 13 £525 +26.51% 3
North London -3 2 - -
East London -1 1 £550 - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 143 (61.11%) SQL
2 123 (52.56%) Analytics
3 81 (34.62%) Finance
4 74 (31.62%) Python
5 67 (28.63%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (27.78%) Data Science
7 62 (26.50%) R
8 51 (21.79%) Banking
9 47 (20.09%) Tableau
9 47 (20.09%) Visualisation
10 43 (18.38%) Statistics
11 42 (17.95%) ETL
12 39 (16.67%) Degree
13 38 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (14.96%) Data Analysis
15 34 (14.53%) Data Modelling
15 34 (14.53%) MATLAB
16 33 (14.10%) Java
17 32 (13.68%) Microsoft
18 30 (12.82%) Hadoop
18 30 (12.82%) Mathematics
19 29 (12.39%) Linux
20 28 (11.97%) Machine Learning
21 27 (11.54%) Data Integration
21 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (11.11%) C
23 25 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
23 25 (10.68%) SPSS
23 25 (10.68%) Statistical Modelling
23 25 (10.68%) Data Analytics

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 21 (8.97%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.71%) Apache
3 2 (0.85%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.43%) CICS
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 25 (10.68%) SPSS
2 13 (5.56%) Stata
3 10 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.26%) Power Platform
2 23 (9.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.85%) Serverless
5 5 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (2.14%) PaaS
6 4 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.85%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.43%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) Internet
1 6 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.14%) DNS
3 3 (1.28%) DHCP
3 3 (1.28%) Firewall
3 3 (1.28%) LAN
3 3 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.85%) NAS
4 2 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 2 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) APPN
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
5 1 (0.43%) SMTP
5 1 (0.43%) SNA
5 1 (0.43%) SNMP
5 1 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) Hadoop
2 24 (10.26%) Power BI
3 22 (9.40%) Apache Hive
3 22 (9.40%) Base SAS
4 21 (8.97%) Big Data
4 21 (8.97%) BigQuery
5 19 (8.12%) Data Mining
6 18 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 16 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (6.41%) MySQL
9 11 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (4.70%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.70%) NoSQL
9 11 (4.70%) Sqoop
10 9 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (3.85%) QlikView
11 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
13 5 (2.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.28%) ERwin
2 3 (1.28%) JIRA
2 3 (1.28%) Subversion
3 2 (0.85%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 81 (34.62%) Finance
2 51 (21.79%) Banking
3 22 (9.40%) Marketing
4 17 (7.26%) Retail
5 10 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.14%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Front Office
9 2 (0.85%) International Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Social Science
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (35.90%) Analyst
2 37 (15.81%) Data Analyst
3 35 (14.96%) SAS Analyst
4 32 (13.68%) Data Scientist
5 29 (12.39%) Architect
6 26 (11.11%) Developer
7 22 (9.40%) Data Engineer
8 20 (8.55%) SAS Data Analyst
9 19 (8.12%) SQL Analyst
10 16 (6.84%) SQL Data Analyst
11 15 (6.41%) Consultant
12 13 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
14 11 (4.70%) Business Analyst
14 11 (4.70%) Python Developer
14 11 (4.70%) Tableau Analyst
14 11 (4.70%) Technical Architect
15 10 (4.27%) SAS Developer
16 8 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 8 (3.42%) SAS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (4.70%) TensorFlow
3 10 (4.27%) Caffe
3 10 (4.27%) Pandas
4 9 (3.85%) Kafka
5 8 (3.42%) Keras
5 8 (3.42%) NumPy
6 7 (2.99%) Torch
6 7 (2.99%) Web Services
7 5 (2.14%) .NET
7 5 (2.14%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.71%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.71%) D3.js
8 4 (1.71%) SciPy
8 4 (1.71%) YAML
9 3 (1.28%) scikit-learn
10 2 (0.85%) Cascalog
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 10 (4.27%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.14%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.71%) iSeries
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) NHS
8 3 (1.28%) Social Media
9 2 (0.85%) AS400
9 2 (0.85%) Derivative
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.39%) Linux
2 9 (3.85%) Unix
2 9 (3.85%) Windows
3 3 (1.28%) zOS
4 2 (0.85%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (52.56%) Analytics
2 65 (27.78%) Data Science
3 47 (20.09%) Visualisation
4 43 (18.38%) Statistics
5 42 (17.95%) ETL
6 38 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (14.96%) Data Analysis
8 34 (14.53%) Data Modelling
9 30 (12.82%) Mathematics
10 28 (11.97%) Machine Learning
11 27 (11.54%) Data Integration
11 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (10.68%) Data Analytics
12 25 (10.68%) Data Visualisation
12 25 (10.68%) Statistical Modelling
13 24 (10.26%) Computer Science
14 22 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (9.40%) Project Management
15 21 (8.97%) Data Management
16 20 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 143 (61.11%) SQL
2 74 (31.62%) Python
3 62 (26.50%) R
4 34 (14.53%) MATLAB
5 33 (14.10%) Java
6 26 (11.11%) C
7 20 (8.55%) C++
8 18 (7.69%) SAS Macro
9 9 (3.85%) Perl
10 7 (2.99%) Lua
10 7 (2.99%) Scala
11 6 (2.56%) VB
12 5 (2.14%) C#
12 5 (2.14%) PHP
13 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.28%) Clojure
14 3 (1.28%) VBA
15 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (16.67%) Degree
2 18 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.85%) PhD
5 6 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.85%) MCSE
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) ACCA
9 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) HND
9 1 (0.43%) ISEB
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) MBA
9 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.56%) IFRS
2 8 (3.42%) Solvency II
3 7 (2.99%) Basel III
4 6 (2.56%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.14%) GDPR
5 5 (2.14%) IFRS 9
6 3 (1.28%) QA
7 2 (0.85%) PMO
8 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.85%) Apache Flume
2 7 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
3 1 (0.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.43%) RACF
3 1 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Ansible
1 7 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.85%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (20.09%) Tableau
2 32 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.83%) MicroStrategy
4 18 (7.69%) Oracle
4 18 (7.69%) Teradata
5 12 (5.13%) Google
6 7 (2.99%) IBM
7 6 (2.56%) SAP
8 5 (2.14%) Adobe
8 5 (2.14%) Vertica
9 3 (1.28%) CA
9 3 (1.28%) Cognos
9 3 (1.28%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.28%) Informatica
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco
10 2 (0.85%) Citrix
10 2 (0.85%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.85%) Netezza
10 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.43%) Atlassian