Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 310 251
Rank change year-on-year -80 -59 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 249 324 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 3.66% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 230 277
London median daily rate £478 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £309 £313 £309
90th Percentile £721 £611 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
London median hourly rate - £38.33 £21.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.25% -55.73%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +116.63% -61.28% +76.26%

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 7904 8845 8505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 19.70% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5634 6120 5760
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 107 120
London median hourly rate £20.91 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.10
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -37 35 £575 +35.29% 8
South London -22 12 £484 -
East London -13 4 £250 -44.44% 1
West London -22 4 £363 -9.38% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 119 (47.79%) SQL
2 93 (37.35%) Analytics
3 77 (30.92%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (26.91%) R
5 64 (25.70%) Finance
6 59 (23.69%) Big Data
7 58 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (20.88%) Python
9 49 (19.68%) Hadoop
10 47 (18.88%) Microsoft Excel
10 47 (18.88%) ETL
11 43 (17.27%) Visualisation
11 43 (17.27%) Tableau
12 42 (16.87%) Banking
13 40 (16.06%) Degree
14 39 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (14.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 34 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (13.25%) Data Analysis
17 33 (13.25%) Linux
18 30 (12.05%) SPSS
19 29 (11.65%) Machine Learning
19 29 (11.65%) Apache Spark
20 28 (11.24%) Security Cleared
21 27 (10.84%) Data Visualisation
22 26 (10.44%) Data Quality
23 25 (10.04%) CRM
23 25 (10.04%) Credit Risk
24 24 (9.64%) Data Analytics
24 24 (9.64%) Marketing

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 29 (11.65%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.02%) Apache
3 7 (2.81%) Confluence
4 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (18.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (12.05%) SPSS
3 12 (4.82%) Stata
4 11 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (4.02%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.40%) EViews
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.80%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.80%) Unica
3 1 (0.40%) Actimize
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) SaaS
2 7 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.61%) GitHub
5 4 (1.61%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.20%) NAS
2 3 (1.20%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.20%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.80%) DMS-100
3 2 (0.80%) DPNSS
3 2 (0.80%) LDAP
3 2 (0.80%) Q.931
3 2 (0.80%) SNA
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.40%) PBX
4 1 (0.40%) PSTN
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) SMS
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.69%) Big Data
2 49 (19.68%) Hadoop
3 39 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (14.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 22 (8.84%) Power BI
6 20 (8.03%) QlikView
7 18 (7.23%) Star Schema
8 17 (6.83%) Apache Hive
8 17 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (6.02%) SAS EBI
10 14 (5.62%) Base SAS
11 12 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (4.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 12 (4.82%) SQL Server
12 11 (4.42%) Data Mining
12 11 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (4.02%) NoSQL
14 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
14 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (3.21%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 8 (3.21%) JIRA
1 8 (3.21%) Toad
2 7 (2.81%) ERwin
3 4 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.61%) Subversion
3 4 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.80%) JMeter
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.80%) ProC
5 2 (0.80%) Selenium
5 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) WinRunner
General
1 64 (25.70%) Finance
2 42 (16.87%) Banking
3 24 (9.64%) Marketing
4 19 (7.63%) Retail
5 7 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.81%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.41%) Legal
6 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.01%) Retail Finance
8 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Advertising
10 2 (0.80%) Billing
10 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.80%) International Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.80%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (28.92%) Analyst
2 31 (12.45%) Developer
3 26 (10.44%) Architect
4 24 (9.64%) Data Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) SAS Analyst
6 21 (8.43%) Data Analyst
6 21 (8.43%) Data Scientist
7 18 (7.23%) Business Analyst
7 18 (7.23%) Consultant
7 18 (7.23%) SAS Developer
8 13 (5.22%) Administrator
9 12 (4.82%) Data Architect
10 11 (4.42%) Senior Data Engineer
11 10 (4.02%) Data Consultant
11 10 (4.02%) SAS Administrator
11 10 (4.02%) SAS Business Analyst
12 9 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.21%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.21%) Big Data Architect
13 8 (3.21%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.63%) XML
2 15 (6.02%) REST
3 10 (4.02%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (3.21%) D3.js
4 8 (3.21%) MLlib
5 6 (2.41%) JSON
6 4 (1.61%) Kafka
6 4 (1.61%) XSD
7 3 (1.20%) MDX
7 3 (1.20%) SOAP
8 2 (0.80%) .NET
8 2 (0.80%) GraphX
8 2 (0.80%) Lucene
8 2 (0.80%) UIMA
9 1 (0.40%) Ajax
9 1 (0.40%) Cascading
9 1 (0.40%) HTML
9 1 (0.40%) React
9 1 (0.40%) spray
9 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 77 (30.92%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.04%) Credit Risk
3 22 (8.84%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.61%) User Experience
6 8 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.01%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.01%) Robotics
8 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.80%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.80%) Social Network
11 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.25%) Linux
2 17 (6.83%) Windows
3 15 (6.02%) Unix
4 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.80%) VMS
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.35%) Analytics
2 58 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (18.88%) ETL
4 43 (17.27%) Visualisation
5 34 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (13.25%) Data Analysis
7 29 (11.65%) Machine Learning
8 27 (10.84%) Data Visualisation
9 25 (10.04%) CRM
10 24 (9.64%) Data Analytics
11 23 (9.24%) Data Modelling
11 23 (9.24%) Statistics
12 22 (8.84%) Migration
13 19 (7.63%) Business Analytics
13 19 (7.63%) Project Management
13 19 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (7.23%) Data Integration
14 18 (7.23%) Validation
15 15 (6.02%) Statistical Analysis
16 14 (5.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 119 (47.79%) SQL
2 67 (26.91%) R
3 52 (20.88%) Python
4 21 (8.43%) SAS Macro
4 21 (8.43%) VBA
5 20 (8.03%) MATLAB
6 16 (6.43%) Java
6 16 (6.43%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.62%) AWK
7 14 (5.62%) Scala
7 14 (5.62%) sed
7 14 (5.62%) VBScript
8 13 (5.22%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.21%) SPARQL
10 7 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.41%) C
12 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.01%) Perl
13 4 (1.61%) C#
13 4 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (16.06%) Degree
2 28 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.02%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PhD
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.44%) Data Quality
2 20 (8.03%) IFRS
3 19 (7.63%) IFRS 9
4 14 (5.62%) QA
5 7 (2.81%) GDPR
6 5 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.80%) SLA
8 1 (0.40%) Basel III
8 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.40%) GCP
8 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.20%) NFS
2 3 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.20%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.20%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.40%) Marathon
4 1 (0.40%) Mesos
4 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (17.27%) Tableau
2 21 (8.43%) Oracle
3 14 (5.62%) Greenplum
3 14 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.82%) IBM
4 12 (4.82%) Teradata
5 11 (4.42%) Cognos
6 9 (3.61%) Google
7 8 (3.21%) Informatica
7 8 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.81%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.81%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.41%) SAP
9 6 (2.41%) Vertica
10 5 (2.01%) Blue Prism
11 4 (1.61%) Talend
12 3 (1.20%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.20%) NetApp
12 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.20%) Veritas