Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 372 289 378
Rank change year-on-year -83 +89 +10
Contract jobs citing SAS 144 92 234
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.53% 3.77% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 61 150
10th Percentile £319 £323 £306
25th Percentile £413 £360 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £638
90th Percentile £738 £675 £713
England median daily rate £507 £456 £490
% change year-on-year +11.12% -6.89% +10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
10th Percentile £58.45 £27.90 £23.21
25th Percentile £62.31 £36.00 £26.70
Median hourly rate £70.00 £41.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +70.73% +17.14% +154.55%
75th Percentile £73.13 £46.13 £49.38
90th Percentile £75.00 £54.45 £56.50
England median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.49% +4.61%

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 4,075 2,440 6,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.77% 15.03% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,866 1,692 4,482
10th Percentile £335 £320 £308
25th Percentile £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 47
10th Percentile £15.82 £15.25 £12.89
25th Percentile £21.25 £22.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.47 £20.89
Median % change year-on-year +15.48% +55.45% +1.90%
75th Percentile £57.50 £49.19 £34.80
90th Percentile £69.63 £59.75 £48.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.65
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.77% -1.74%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +32 14 £550 +4.76%
Central London -31 13 £525 +5.00% 10
West London +13 12 £338 -45.56% 3
East London +4 1 £650 +116.67%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 58 (40.28%) Analytics
3 54 (37.50%) Python
4 43 (29.86%) Finance
5 35 (24.31%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (20.14%) R
6 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (19.44%) Banking
7 28 (19.44%) Tableau
8 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (17.36%) Visualisation
10 23 (15.97%) Azure
10 23 (15.97%) Social Skills
11 22 (15.28%) Data Modelling
12 21 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (14.58%) Power Platform
12 21 (14.58%) Power BI
12 21 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (13.19%) Data Extraction
14 18 (12.50%) Degree
15 17 (11.81%) Migration
15 17 (11.81%) Data Science
16 16 (11.11%) Big Data
16 16 (11.11%) Teradata
16 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
16 16 (11.11%) Adobe
16 16 (11.11%) Credit Risk
17 15 (10.42%) Google
17 15 (10.42%) ETL
17 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Office

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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.17%) SPSS
4 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.97%) Azure
2 21 (14.58%) Power Platform
3 14 (9.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (9.72%) AWS
4 12 (8.33%) Google Analytics
5 6 (4.17%) GCP
6 5 (3.47%) Azure Functions
6 5 (3.47%) Serverless
7 4 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (2.78%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.39%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (1.39%) SaaS
10 1 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.69%) GitHub
10 1 (0.69%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) DNS
1 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.69%) BGP
2 1 (0.69%) DHCP
2 1 (0.69%) Ethernet VPN
2 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.69%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.69%) MPLS
2 1 (0.69%) NAS
2 1 (0.69%) Network Security
2 1 (0.69%) NGN
2 1 (0.69%) SAN
2 1 (0.69%) SMTP
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) Tableau
2 21 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (14.58%) Power BI
3 16 (11.11%) Big Data
4 9 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 8 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.86%) Base SAS
6 7 (4.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (3.47%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (3.47%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (2.78%) QlikView
8 4 (2.78%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.39%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.69%) ERwin
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (29.86%) Finance
2 35 (24.31%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (19.44%) Banking
4 23 (15.97%) Social Skills
5 7 (4.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.47%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (3.47%) Legal
6 5 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.78%) Retail
8 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.08%) Law
8 3 (2.08%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.39%) Games
9 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Marketing
9 2 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.69%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (27.78%) Analyst
2 27 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) Data Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Developer
5 11 (7.64%) Architect
6 10 (6.94%) Data Scientist
7 9 (6.25%) Consultant
7 9 (6.25%) Google Analytics Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Credit Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Data Modeller
8 7 (4.86%) SAS Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) SAS Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) SAS Consultant
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Administrator
11 4 (2.78%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) TensorFlow
2 4 (2.78%) .NET
2 4 (2.78%) Kafka
2 4 (2.78%) PySpark
3 3 (2.08%) Keras
3 3 (2.08%) NumPy
3 3 (2.08%) RESTful
3 3 (2.08%) SciPy
4 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.39%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.69%) ggplot
5 1 (0.69%) ISPF
5 1 (0.69%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.69%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.69%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.08%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.08%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.39%) Clustering
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (1.39%) Life Science
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Social Media
6 1 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) Linux
2 3 (2.08%) Unix
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Analytics
2 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.36%) Visualisation
5 22 (15.28%) Data Modelling
6 21 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
7 19 (13.19%) Data Extraction
8 17 (11.81%) Data Science
8 17 (11.81%) Migration
9 15 (10.42%) ETL
10 14 (9.72%) DevOps
10 14 (9.72%) Project Management
10 14 (9.72%) Web Analytics
11 13 (9.03%) Mathematics
11 13 (9.03%) Multivariate Testing
12 12 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 12 (8.33%) Storytelling
13 10 (6.94%) Data Analytics
13 10 (6.94%) Data Integration
13 10 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 54 (37.50%) Python
3 29 (20.14%) R
4 9 (6.25%) SAS Macro
5 7 (4.86%) VBA
6 5 (3.47%) C#
6 5 (3.47%) Java
7 4 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.78%) VB
8 3 (2.08%) Julia
8 3 (2.08%) Scala
9 2 (1.39%) C
9 2 (1.39%) HiveQL
9 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) REXX
10 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) PhD
3 8 (5.56%) SAS Certification
4 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.08%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.39%) MCITP
7 2 (1.39%) MCSA
7 2 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.39%) VCP6
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) CBAP
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) IFRS
2 9 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.25%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.39%) Good Clinical Practice
4 1 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.69%) CDISC
4 1 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) vCloud
2 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.39%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) ACF2
3 1 (0.69%) NFS
3 1 (0.69%) RACF
3 1 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Ansible
1 2 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
1 2 (1.39%) vMotion
1 2 (1.39%) vRealize
1 2 (1.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (0.69%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Adobe
1 16 (11.11%) Teradata
2 15 (10.42%) Google
3 13 (9.03%) Oracle
4 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.56%) SAP
6 6 (4.17%) IBM
7 5 (3.47%) Informatica
8 3 (2.08%) Cognos
8 3 (2.08%) StreamSets
9 2 (1.39%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.39%) Ceridian
9 2 (1.39%) Dell
9 2 (1.39%) HP
9 2 (1.39%) Pega
9 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.39%) VMware
10 1 (0.69%) Brocade
10 1 (0.69%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.69%) Netezza