Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 311 369
Rank change year-on-year -101 +58 +42
Contract jobs citing SAS 161 57 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.40% 2.79% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 28 136
10th Percentile £338 £318 £308
25th Percentile £408 £375 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £471 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.75% +11.11%
75th Percentile £600 £573 £550
90th Percentile £725 £645 £694
England median daily rate £500 £492 £475
% change year-on-year +1.63% +3.58% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £63.38 £41.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +54.57% +2.50% +17.65%
England median hourly rate £63.38 £23.59 £22.00
% change year-on-year +168.68% +7.22% +10.00%

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 4,738 2,042 5,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.26% 14.67% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,354 1,432 4,068
10th Percentile £349 £313 £292
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £597 £588
90th Percentile £715 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 49
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.00 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.75 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.59% +72.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £51.88 £41.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £66.50 £50.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.32 £22.19 £19.97
% change year-on-year +5.09% +11.14% -0.18%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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
West London -1 22 £363 -42.46% 2
Central London -54 10 £528 +33.97% 7
South London +2 8 £600 +50.00%
East London -10 1 £650 +116.67% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 92 (57.14%) SQL
2 64 (39.75%) Analytics
3 63 (39.13%) Python
4 53 (32.92%) Finance
5 48 (29.81%) Tableau
6 46 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (22.36%) Visualisation
9 34 (21.12%) R
9 34 (21.12%) Data Visualisation
10 30 (18.63%) Social Skills
10 30 (18.63%) Teradata
11 29 (18.01%) Banking
12 28 (17.39%) Azure
13 27 (16.77%) Power Platform
13 27 (16.77%) Power BI
14 26 (16.15%) Data Extraction
15 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (14.91%) Data Analysis
17 23 (14.29%) ETL
17 23 (14.29%) Adobe
17 23 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
18 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (13.04%) Web Analytics
19 21 (13.04%) Data Modelling
19 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
20 19 (11.80%) Multivariate Testing
20 19 (11.80%) Big Data
20 19 (11.80%) DevOps

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 11 (6.83%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.86%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.24%) Apache
3 2 (1.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.97%) SPSS
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.62%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.39%) Azure
2 27 (16.77%) Power Platform
3 23 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (7.45%) AWS
5 10 (6.21%) Google Analytics
6 6 (3.73%) SaaS
7 5 (3.11%) Azure Functions
7 5 (3.11%) Serverless
8 4 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (2.48%) GCP
9 3 (1.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.24%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.24%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (1.24%) IaaS
10 2 (1.24%) PaaS
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.62%) Cloud Functions
11 1 (0.62%) GitHub
11 1 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) DNS
1 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.81%) Tableau
2 27 (16.77%) Power BI
3 24 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (11.80%) Big Data
5 15 (9.32%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.07%) Data Mining
7 10 (6.21%) Apache Hive
7 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
8 9 (5.59%) QlikView
9 8 (4.97%) Base SAS
10 7 (4.35%) Text Mining
11 5 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.11%) Impala
11 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (2.48%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.48%) HDInsight
12 4 (2.48%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.11%) JIRA
3 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.24%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.62%) RStudio
5 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (32.92%) Finance
2 46 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (18.63%) Social Skills
4 29 (18.01%) Banking
5 9 (5.59%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (4.97%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (4.97%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.73%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.11%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.11%) Marketing
8 5 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.11%) Retail
9 3 (1.86%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.24%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Back Office
11 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (32.92%) Analyst
2 38 (23.60%) Data Analyst
3 27 (16.77%) Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
5 13 (8.07%) Data Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Digital Analytics Analyst
6 11 (6.83%) Consultant
7 9 (5.59%) Google Analytics Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) SAS Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Architect
9 7 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Credit Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.11%) SAS Business Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) SAS Consultant
12 4 (2.48%) Senior SAS Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) TensorFlow
2 7 (4.35%) Keras
3 6 (3.73%) ggplot
4 5 (3.11%) D3.js
4 5 (3.11%) Kafka
4 5 (3.11%) Theano
5 3 (1.86%) REST
5 3 (1.86%) RESTful
5 3 (1.86%) Shiny
6 2 (1.24%) .NET
6 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.24%) EDI
6 2 (1.24%) NumPy
6 2 (1.24%) PySpark
6 2 (1.24%) SciPy
7 1 (0.62%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.62%) SOAP
7 1 (0.62%) Web Services
7 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Credit Risk
2 11 (6.83%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Life Science
5 3 (1.86%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.24%) CMDB
6 2 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.62%) PMI
7 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.48%) Unix
2 3 (1.86%) Linux
2 3 (1.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.75%) Analytics
2 41 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (22.36%) Visualisation
4 34 (21.12%) Data Visualisation
5 26 (16.15%) Data Extraction
6 24 (14.91%) Data Analysis
7 23 (14.29%) ETL
8 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 21 (13.04%) Web Analytics
10 19 (11.80%) DevOps
10 19 (11.80%) Multivariate Testing
10 19 (11.80%) Storytelling
11 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.32%) Mathematics
12 15 (9.32%) Migration
12 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (9.32%) Validation
13 13 (8.07%) Data Science
13 13 (8.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (57.14%) SQL
2 63 (39.13%) Python
3 34 (21.12%) R
4 10 (6.21%) SAS Macro
5 9 (5.59%) MATLAB
6 7 (4.35%) Julia
6 7 (4.35%) VBA
7 5 (3.11%) Java
7 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.11%) VB
8 4 (2.48%) C#
9 3 (1.86%) C++
9 3 (1.86%) HiveQL
10 2 (1.24%) C
10 2 (1.24%) Scala
10 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
2 8 (4.97%) Master's Degree
2 8 (4.97%) SAS Certification
3 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.86%) PhD
4 3 (1.86%) Tableau Certification
5 1 (0.62%) CBAP
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) MCITP
5 1 (0.62%) MCP
5 1 (0.62%) MCSA
5 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.62%) VCP6
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.48%) IFRS
3 3 (1.86%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.86%) QA
4 2 (1.24%) GDPR
4 2 (1.24%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) vCloud
2 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Ansible
2 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.62%) Control-M
3 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.62%) Terraform
3 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.62%) vMotion
3 1 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (18.63%) Teradata
2 23 (14.29%) Adobe
3 18 (11.18%) Oracle
4 17 (10.56%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.45%) Google
5 12 (7.45%) SAP
6 6 (3.73%) Informatica
7 4 (2.48%) Alteryx
7 4 (2.48%) Cognos
8 3 (1.86%) IBM
9 2 (1.24%) Ceridian
9 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.24%) StreamSets
9 2 (1.24%) Trillium
10 1 (0.62%) HP
10 1 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.62%) Remedy
10 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.62%) VMware