Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 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
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 340 315 409
Rank change year-on-year -25 +94 -64
Contract jobs citing SAS 114 139 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 3.88% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 97 125
10th Percentile £300 £348 £363
25th Percentile £408 £400 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £538
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% +8.37%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £626
90th Percentile £710 £650 £708
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
10th Percentile £27.50 £26.25 £34.63
25th Percentile £33.44 £31.88 £37.81
Median hourly rate £57.75 £42.50 £46.25
Median % change year-on-year +35.88% -8.11% +236.36%
75th Percentile £77.75 £51.88 £55.31
90th Percentile £78.50 £56.75 £58.88
England median hourly rate £26.50 £20.72 £20.86
% change year-on-year +27.90% -0.65% +51.67%

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 3,125 3,582 6,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.21% 15.19% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,241 2,475 4,792
10th Percentile £323 £305 £313
25th Percentile £413 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 40
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.13 £16.16
25th Percentile £21.25 £16.94 £18.76
Median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £24.11
Median % change year-on-year +18.00% +3.69% +17.61%
75th Percentile £57.50 £31.62 £37.81
90th Percentile £69.42 £58.75 £48.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% +10.56% -

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 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021. 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
South London +64 16 £575 +16.16%
Central London +30 14 £525 +5.00% 10
West London +32 9 £445 +11.25% 4
East London +23 1 £405 -37.69%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 62 (54.39%) SQL
2 48 (42.11%) Analytics
3 43 (37.72%) Python
4 34 (29.82%) R
5 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (27.19%) Finance
6 31 (27.19%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (22.81%) Tableau
9 25 (21.93%) AWS
10 23 (20.18%) Data Science
11 19 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 19 (16.67%) JIRA
12 18 (15.79%) Confluence
12 18 (15.79%) Data Analytics
13 17 (14.91%) Visualisation
13 17 (14.91%) Banking
13 17 (14.91%) ETL
14 16 (14.04%) Data Analysis
14 16 (14.04%) Azure
15 15 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (11.40%) Migration
16 13 (11.40%) Amazon Athena
16 13 (11.40%) Insurtech
17 12 (10.53%) DevOps
17 12 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
17 12 (10.53%) Amazon Glacier
17 12 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (10.53%) Amazon S3
17 12 (10.53%) Risk Management

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 18 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.89%) SPSS
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.88%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.88%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.93%) AWS
2 16 (14.04%) Azure
3 12 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (10.53%) Amazon Glacier
3 12 (10.53%) Amazon S3
4 11 (9.65%) Power Platform
5 8 (7.02%) GCP
6 4 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (2.63%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.75%) SaaS
9 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.88%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.88%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) SMTP
2 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.88%) BGP
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.88%) MPLS
3 1 (0.88%) NAS
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) NGN
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) Tableau
2 15 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
3 13 (11.40%) Amazon Athena
4 11 (9.65%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (9.65%) Big Data
4 11 (9.65%) Power BI
5 9 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 8 (7.02%) Base SAS
6 8 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.14%) MySQL
7 7 (6.14%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.26%) Data Mining
8 6 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (4.39%) Spotfire
10 4 (3.51%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.51%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.88%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.88%) ERwin
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.26%) Legal
5 5 (4.39%) Marketing
6 4 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.51%) Retail
7 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.63%) Law
7 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) International Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Analyst
2 26 (22.81%) Data Engineer
3 20 (17.54%) Data Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Programmer
8 8 (7.02%) SAS Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Data Scientist
9 6 (5.26%) Python Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) SAS Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) SAS Developer
10 4 (3.51%) SAS Programmer
11 3 (2.63%) Data Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Data Programmer
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) PySpark
2 3 (2.63%) Shiny
3 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.75%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.88%) D3.js
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) ISPF
4 1 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) Kafka
4 1 (0.88%) Keras
4 1 (0.88%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.88%) NumPy
4 1 (0.88%) RESTful
4 1 (0.88%) SciPy
4 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
4 2 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.75%) FMCG
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.11%) Analytics
2 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (20.18%) Data Science
5 19 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 18 (15.79%) Data Analytics
7 17 (14.91%) ETL
7 17 (14.91%) Visualisation
8 16 (14.04%) Data Analysis
9 13 (11.40%) Insurtech
9 13 (11.40%) Migration
10 12 (10.53%) DevOps
10 12 (10.53%) Project Management
10 12 (10.53%) Risk Management
11 11 (9.65%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (8.77%) Data Management
12 10 (8.77%) Machine Learning
13 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
13 9 (7.89%) Scrum
13 9 (7.89%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) SQL
2 43 (37.72%) Python
3 34 (29.82%) R
4 8 (7.02%) Java
5 7 (6.14%) C#
5 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.26%) VBA
7 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.51%) Perl
8 4 (3.51%) Scala
9 3 (2.63%) C++
9 3 (2.63%) HiveQL
9 3 (2.63%) SAS Macro
9 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.63%) VB
10 2 (1.75%) C
10 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.88%) JCL
11 1 (0.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) PhD
4 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) MCITP
6 2 (1.75%) MCSA
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.75%) VCP6
6 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) IFRS
2 7 (6.14%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.26%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.75%) Basel III
5 1 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.88%) Basel II
5 1 (0.88%) CDISC
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) HDFS
2 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.75%) vCloud
2 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) ACF2
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) NFS
3 1 (0.88%) RACF
3 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
1 2 (1.75%) vMotion
1 2 (1.75%) vRealize
1 2 (1.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) Adobe
3 9 (7.89%) Google
4 6 (5.26%) IBM
4 6 (5.26%) Talend
5 5 (4.39%) Informatica
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.51%) Pega
7 3 (2.63%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.63%) Teradata
8 2 (1.75%) Databricks
8 2 (1.75%) Dell
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) Minitab
8 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco
9 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) webMethods