Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 396 316
Rank change year-on-year -2 -80 -61
Contract jobs citing SAS 241 249 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.99% 3.14% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 154 230
London median daily rate £450 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £311 £309 £313
90th Percentile £660 £721 £611
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
London median hourly rate £102.25 - £38.33
10th Percentile £62.18 - £19.29
90th Percentile £140.53 - £60.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% +116.63% -61.28%

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 8,060 7,934 8,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.50% 17.16% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,696 5,660 6,135
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £620
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 107
London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.91 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.39% +16.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.83 £56.87
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +5.10%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 +12 63 £425 -26.09% 21
East London 0 16 £408 +63.00% 10
West London +1 14 £450 +24.14% 8
South London -11 9 £350 -27.65% 4
North London - 1 £700 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 147 (61.00%) SQL
2 98 (40.66%) Finance
3 95 (39.42%) Analytics
4 94 (39.00%) R
5 83 (34.44%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (33.61%) Python
7 74 (30.71%) Data Science
8 65 (26.97%) Hadoop
9 64 (26.56%) Degree
10 54 (22.41%) ETL
10 54 (22.41%) Oracle
11 52 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (20.75%) Tableau
12 50 (20.75%) Apache Spark
13 46 (19.09%) Algorithms
13 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (17.01%) Retail
15 39 (16.18%) Statistics
15 39 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
16 37 (15.35%) MATLAB
16 37 (15.35%) Computer Science
16 37 (15.35%) Power BI
16 37 (15.35%) Big Data
17 34 (14.11%) Visualisation
18 33 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
19 29 (12.03%) SQL Server
20 28 (11.62%) Microsoft
20 28 (11.62%) Mathematics
20 28 (11.62%) Statistical Modelling
20 28 (11.62%) Scala

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 50 (20.75%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.24%) Confluence
4 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) GemFire
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 39 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.22%) SPSS
3 10 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.24%) Mathematica
5 3 (1.24%) Stata
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Actimize
2 10 (4.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.66%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.83%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.83%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.73%) GitHub
4 8 (3.32%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.90%) Data Lake Analytics
6 6 (2.49%) Google Analytics
7 5 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.66%) Serverless
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.24%) SNA
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) LAN
3 1 (0.41%) SMS
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.97%) Hadoop
2 37 (15.35%) Big Data
2 37 (15.35%) Power BI
3 29 (12.03%) SQL Server
4 25 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (9.13%) Apache Hive
5 22 (9.13%) Data Mining
6 21 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (8.30%) Data Lake
8 18 (7.47%) Base SAS
9 17 (7.05%) MongoDB
10 15 (6.22%) Impala
11 13 (5.39%) Spotfire
12 12 (4.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 11 (4.56%) HBase
13 11 (4.56%) SAP BW
13 11 (4.56%) SAP HANA
14 10 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (4.15%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (4.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.90%) JIRA
3 6 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.24%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.24%) JMeter
5 3 (1.24%) Selenium
5 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.83%) Maven
6 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.41%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 98 (40.66%) Finance
2 41 (17.01%) Retail
3 24 (9.96%) Banking
3 24 (9.96%) Marketing
4 15 (6.22%) Back Office
4 15 (6.22%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.32%) Advertising
6 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Retail Finance
6 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 90 (37.34%) Analyst
2 34 (14.11%) Data Engineer
3 33 (13.69%) Developer
4 30 (12.45%) Data Scientist
5 27 (11.20%) Consultant
6 22 (9.13%) Data Analyst
7 17 (7.05%) Business Analyst
8 15 (6.22%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (5.81%) Insight Analyst
10 13 (5.39%) SAS Analyst
11 12 (4.98%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Big Data Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Information Analyst
13 10 (4.15%) Fraud Analyst
14 9 (3.73%) Architect
14 9 (3.73%) SAS Developer
14 9 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
15 7 (2.90%) Administrator
15 7 (2.90%) Data Architect
15 7 (2.90%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.96%) Kafka
2 16 (6.64%) HTML
2 16 (6.64%) XML
3 13 (5.39%) Middleware
3 13 (5.39%) TensorFlow
4 12 (4.98%) Caffe
4 12 (4.98%) Keras
4 12 (4.98%) Theano
5 10 (4.15%) .NET
6 6 (2.49%) RESTful
7 5 (2.07%) JSON
8 4 (1.66%) SOAP
9 3 (1.24%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.24%) GraphX
9 3 (1.24%) HTML5
9 3 (1.24%) Lucene
10 2 (0.83%) D3.js
10 2 (0.83%) MDX
10 2 (0.83%) Web Services
11 1 (0.41%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 83 (34.44%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (19.09%) Algorithms
3 37 (15.35%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.22%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.73%) FMCG
6 8 (3.32%) EPoS
6 8 (3.32%) NHS
7 6 (2.49%) Linked Data
7 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.66%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.66%) User Experience
9 3 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.24%) Life Science
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.24%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.24%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.83%) Social Media
10 2 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.54%) Unix
2 8 (3.32%) Linux
3 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (39.42%) Analytics
2 74 (30.71%) Data Science
3 54 (22.41%) ETL
4 52 (21.58%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (16.18%) Statistics
7 34 (14.11%) Visualisation
8 33 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (11.62%) Mathematics
9 28 (11.62%) Statistical Modelling
10 27 (11.20%) Data Modelling
11 26 (10.79%) Actionable Insight
12 22 (9.13%) Data Visualisation
12 22 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (8.71%) Data Integration
14 20 (8.30%) Data Security
15 19 (7.88%) Data Analytics
15 19 (7.88%) DevOps
16 18 (7.47%) Data Engineering
16 18 (7.47%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 147 (61.00%) SQL
2 94 (39.00%) R
3 81 (33.61%) Python
4 37 (15.35%) MATLAB
5 28 (11.62%) Scala
6 26 (10.79%) Java
7 16 (6.64%) VBA
8 11 (4.56%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.15%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.49%) C#
10 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.66%) Java 8
11 4 (1.66%) VBScript
12 3 (1.24%) C
12 3 (1.24%) C++
12 3 (1.24%) Groovy
12 3 (1.24%) PHP
13 2 (0.83%) PROC SQL
13 2 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (26.56%) Degree
2 22 (9.13%) Master's Degree
3 16 (6.64%) PhD
4 14 (5.81%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.07%) SAS Certification
7 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) MBA
9 1 (0.41%) ACCA
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.30%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.15%) QA
3 7 (2.90%) IFRS
3 7 (2.90%) IFRS 9
4 5 (2.07%) GDPR
5 4 (1.66%) SLA
6 2 (0.83%) SEPA
7 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (9.96%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.24%) Prometheus
2 3 (1.24%) Terraform
3 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.41%) Control-M
4 1 (0.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 54 (22.41%) Oracle
2 50 (20.75%) Tableau
3 28 (11.62%) Microsoft
4 27 (11.20%) SAP
5 25 (10.37%) Alteryx
5 25 (10.37%) Google
6 23 (9.54%) Informatica
7 19 (7.88%) IBM
8 18 (7.47%) Teradata
9 17 (7.05%) Talend
10 9 (3.73%) Cloudera
11 8 (3.32%) Databricks
12 6 (2.49%) Adobe
13 4 (1.66%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.66%) Netezza
14 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.24%) New Relic
14 3 (1.24%) Palantir
14 3 (1.24%) Syncsort
15 2 (0.83%) Cognos