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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 253 233
Rank change year-on-year +31 -20  
Contract jobs citing SAS 188 187 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.03% 4.87% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 131 132
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £700 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3738 3837 3785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.97% 17.00% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2666 2496
Median daily rate £473 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 95
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.40 £52.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 19 £448 -5.78% 15
Hammersmith - 3 £456 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £375 -25.00%
Croydon - 1 £425 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £185 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 144 (48.32%) Analytics
2 133 (44.63%) SQL
3 106 (35.57%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (33.56%) Finance
5 98 (32.89%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (27.18%) R
7 80 (26.85%) ETL
8 74 (24.83%) Hadoop
9 72 (24.16%) Python
10 69 (23.15%) Big Data
11 61 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (18.12%) Banking
13 53 (17.79%) Degree
14 48 (16.11%) Marketing
14 48 (16.11%) Data Modelling
14 48 (16.11%) Tableau
15 47 (15.77%) SPSS
16 43 (14.43%) Data Analysis
17 42 (14.09%) Statistics
18 41 (13.76%) Mathematics
19 38 (12.75%) Data Analytics
19 38 (12.75%) Retail
19 38 (12.75%) SQL Server
20 37 (12.42%) Visualisation
21 35 (11.74%) Apache Spark
22 34 (11.41%) QlikView
22 34 (11.41%) Data Management
23 33 (11.07%) Teradata
23 33 (11.07%) Oracle
23 33 (11.07%) MS Excel

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 35 (11.74%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.69%) Apache
2 11 (3.69%) Apache Pig
3 7 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
6 2 (0.67%) Drupal
6 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (15.77%) SPSS
2 33 (11.07%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.70%) MS Office
4 14 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.35%) Stata
6 4 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.67%) EViews
7 2 (0.67%) MS Project
8 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) FastStats
2 7 (2.35%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.67%) Unica
3 2 (0.67%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.34%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.69%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.67%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.34%) Flurry Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.67%) DMS-100
1 2 (0.67%) DPNSS
1 2 (0.67%) Intranet
1 2 (0.67%) Q.931
2 1 (0.34%) FTP
2 1 (0.34%) PABX
2 1 (0.34%) PSTN
2 1 (0.34%) SNA
2 1 (0.34%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.83%) Hadoop
2 69 (23.15%) Big Data
3 61 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (12.75%) SQL Server
5 34 (11.41%) QlikView
6 30 (10.07%) Apache Hive
7 26 (8.72%) Power BI
7 26 (8.72%) Relational Database
8 22 (7.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 21 (7.05%) SAS EBI
10 20 (6.71%) Base SAS
11 17 (5.70%) Spotfire
11 17 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (4.70%) Data Mining
13 14 (4.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 14 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (4.36%) Data Lake
15 11 (3.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (2.68%) JIRA
1 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.67%) Gradle
3 2 (0.67%) Maven
3 2 (0.67%) Selenium
3 2 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (0.34%) Codeship
4 1 (0.34%) Grunt
4 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.34%) ProC
4 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.34%) WATIR
General
1 100 (33.56%) Finance
2 54 (18.12%) Banking
3 48 (16.11%) Marketing
4 38 (12.75%) Retail
5 12 (4.03%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.36%) Advertising
7 10 (3.36%) Legal
7 10 (3.36%) Publishing
8 8 (2.68%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) German Language
10 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (36.24%) Analyst
2 59 (19.80%) Developer
3 49 (16.44%) Data Analyst
4 40 (13.42%) Data Scientist
5 26 (8.72%) SAS Developer
6 25 (8.39%) SAS Analyst
7 24 (8.05%) Consultant
8 21 (7.05%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (4.70%) Architect
10 14 (4.70%) SQL Analyst
11 11 (3.69%) Data Business Analyst
12 10 (3.36%) Data Consultant
12 10 (3.36%) Data Engineer
12 10 (3.36%) Insight Analyst
12 10 (3.36%) Marketing Analyst
13 9 (3.02%) Risk Analyst
13 9 (3.02%) SAS Data Analyst
13 9 (3.02%) SQL Data Analyst
14 8 (2.68%) Big Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.02%) HTML
2 7 (2.35%) CSS
3 6 (2.01%) XML
4 4 (1.34%) Kafka
4 4 (1.34%) Web Services
5 3 (1.01%) .NET
5 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.01%) Flash
5 3 (1.01%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) jQuery
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Tez
6 2 (0.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.67%) CSS3
6 2 (0.67%) D3.js
6 2 (0.67%) MDX
6 2 (0.67%) MLlib
6 2 (0.67%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.67%) SparkR
6 2 (0.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (35.57%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.40%) Credit Risk
3 23 (7.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.35%) Fintech
4 7 (2.35%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.34%) User Experience
7 3 (1.01%) iPad
7 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.01%) Social Network
8 2 (0.67%) FMCG
8 2 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.67%) Life Science
8 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.67%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.02%) Linux
2 8 (2.68%) Unix
3 2 (0.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (48.32%) Analytics
2 98 (32.89%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (26.85%) ETL
4 48 (16.11%) Data Modelling
5 43 (14.43%) Data Analysis
6 42 (14.09%) Statistics
7 41 (13.76%) Mathematics
8 38 (12.75%) Data Analytics
9 37 (12.42%) Visualisation
10 34 (11.41%) Data Management
11 30 (10.07%) Migration
12 29 (9.73%) Machine Learning
13 22 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (7.05%) Web Analytics
15 19 (6.38%) Predictive Modelling
15 19 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (6.04%) Data Visualisation
16 18 (6.04%) Statistical Analysis
17 17 (5.70%) Open Source
18 15 (5.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.63%) SQL
2 81 (27.18%) R
3 72 (24.16%) Python
4 28 (9.40%) Java
5 22 (7.38%) Scala
6 17 (5.70%) VBA
7 13 (4.36%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.02%) C#
9 8 (2.68%) MATLAB
9 8 (2.68%) PHP
10 7 (2.35%) C++
11 6 (2.01%) SAS Macro
12 4 (1.34%) Perl
12 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.67%) PROC SQL
13 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.67%) VB
13 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (17.79%) Degree
2 8 (2.68%) SAS Certification
3 6 (2.01%) CCA
4 4 (1.34%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) PhD
6 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CBAP
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.35%) IFRS
3 6 (2.01%) IFRS 9
4 3 (1.01%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.67%) GCP
5 2 (0.67%) QA
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.67%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.34%) CDISC
6 1 (0.34%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.35%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.34%) HDFS
3 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.67%) Ceph
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.34%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.01%) Ansible
3 2 (0.67%) Oozie
3 2 (0.67%) Puppet
3 2 (0.67%) Salt
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (16.11%) Tableau
2 33 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.07%) Oracle
2 33 (11.07%) Teradata
3 20 (6.71%) SAP
4 17 (5.70%) Cognos
5 14 (4.70%) Adobe
5 14 (4.70%) Google
6 13 (4.36%) Informatica
6 13 (4.36%) RapidMiner
7 12 (4.03%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (3.36%) IBM
9 9 (3.02%) Netezza
10 8 (2.68%) Ab Initio
11 7 (2.35%) Apteco
12 5 (1.68%) Optimizely
13 4 (1.34%) Omniture
13 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.01%) Actimize
14 3 (1.01%) TIBCO
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