Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 339 275
Rank change year-on-year -13 -64 -27
Contract jobs citing SAS 301 280 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.76% 3.36% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 195 261
London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £313
90th Percentile £688 £600 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £16.66 £21.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.80% -55.73%
England median hourly rate £19.34 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.76% -57.50% -5.88%

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 7,998 8,321 7,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 19.78% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,761 5,729 5,159
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 102
London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -17.58% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 -37 36 £450 +5.88% 18
South London -15 19 £450 - 2
West London -19 9 £310 -27.06% 13
East London -10 3 £250 -47.37% 2
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 139 (46.18%) SQL
2 112 (37.21%) Analytics
3 103 (34.22%) Finance
4 101 (33.55%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (26.91%) R
6 74 (24.58%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (22.26%) Big Data
8 64 (21.26%) Python
9 60 (19.93%) Degree
10 59 (19.60%) Microsoft Excel
11 52 (17.28%) ETL
11 52 (17.28%) Banking
12 50 (16.61%) Hadoop
13 49 (16.28%) Tableau
14 45 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (12.96%) Visualisation
15 39 (12.96%) Statistics
16 38 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (12.29%) Marketing
17 37 (12.29%) Credit Risk
17 37 (12.29%) Power BI
18 36 (11.96%) Data Modelling
19 35 (11.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 34 (11.30%) SPSS
20 34 (11.30%) Migration
21 33 (10.96%) Retail
21 33 (10.96%) CRM
22 32 (10.63%) VBA
23 30 (9.97%) Machine Learning
23 30 (9.97%) Data Analytics

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 28 (9.30%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.65%) Apache
3 8 (2.66%) Confluence
4 4 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 59 (19.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (11.30%) SPSS
3 18 (5.98%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (3.32%) Stata
6 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.33%) EViews
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.33%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.00%) Radian6
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.66%) Unica
4 1 (0.33%) Actimize
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
4 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.99%) SaaS
2 8 (2.66%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.66%) GitHub
5 4 (1.33%) PaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (1.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.00%) NAS
2 3 (1.00%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.00%) SSL
2 3 (1.00%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) ATM
4 1 (0.33%) DAB
4 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) FCoE
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
4 1 (0.33%) SNA
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.26%) Big Data
2 50 (16.61%) Hadoop
3 45 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (12.29%) Power BI
5 35 (11.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 27 (8.97%) SAS EBI
7 19 (6.31%) Apache Hive
8 18 (5.98%) QlikView
9 17 (5.65%) Base SAS
10 14 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (4.65%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (4.32%) Qlik Sense
12 12 (3.99%) NoSQL
12 12 (3.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 12 (3.99%) SQL Server
12 12 (3.99%) Star Schema
13 9 (2.99%) Data Mining
13 9 (2.99%) OLAP
13 9 (2.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Toad
2 7 (2.33%) ERwin
2 7 (2.33%) JIRA
3 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.33%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.66%) JMeter
5 2 (0.66%) ProC
5 2 (0.66%) Selenium
5 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
General
1 103 (34.22%) Finance
2 52 (17.28%) Banking
3 37 (12.29%) Marketing
4 33 (10.96%) Retail
5 10 (3.32%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.99%) Legal
7 8 (2.66%) Retail Finance
8 7 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.66%) Electronics
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 2 (0.66%) Front Office
11 2 (0.66%) International Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (34.88%) Analyst
2 42 (13.95%) Developer
3 37 (12.29%) SAS Analyst
4 34 (11.30%) Data Analyst
5 30 (9.97%) Architect
6 29 (9.63%) SAS Developer
7 28 (9.30%) Business Analyst
8 23 (7.64%) Data Engineer
9 21 (6.98%) Consultant
10 20 (6.64%) Data Scientist
11 12 (3.99%) SAS Business Analyst
12 11 (3.65%) Administrator
12 11 (3.65%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.65%) SAS Administrator
13 10 (3.32%) Banking Analyst
13 10 (3.32%) Data Consultant
14 9 (2.99%) Credit Analyst
14 9 (2.99%) Insight Analyst
14 9 (2.99%) SAS Consultant
14 9 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.32%) XML
2 10 (3.32%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (2.66%) JSON
3 8 (2.66%) MLlib
3 8 (2.66%) REST
4 6 (1.99%) Kafka
4 6 (1.99%) SOAP
5 5 (1.66%) .NET
6 4 (1.33%) D3.js
6 4 (1.33%) Web Services
6 4 (1.33%) XSD
7 3 (1.00%) WSDL
8 2 (0.66%) MDX
8 2 (0.66%) UIMA
9 1 (0.33%) Cascading
9 1 (0.33%) GraphX
9 1 (0.33%) iXBRL
9 1 (0.33%) React
9 1 (0.33%) RESTful
9 1 (0.33%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 101 (33.55%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.29%) Credit Risk
3 20 (6.64%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.32%) Linked Data
6 9 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.99%) User Experience
8 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.66%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.66%) Robotics
9 4 (1.33%) FMCG
10 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.66%) NHS
11 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.97%) Linux
2 23 (7.64%) Unix
3 11 (3.65%) Windows
4 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.66%) VMS
5 1 (0.33%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (37.21%) Analytics
2 74 (24.58%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (17.28%) ETL
4 39 (12.96%) Statistics
4 39 (12.96%) Visualisation
5 38 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (11.96%) Data Modelling
7 34 (11.30%) Migration
8 33 (10.96%) CRM
9 30 (9.97%) Data Analytics
9 30 (9.97%) Machine Learning
10 29 (9.63%) Data Analysis
10 29 (9.63%) Stress Testing
11 28 (9.30%) Data Visualisation
12 23 (7.64%) Project Management
13 22 (7.31%) E-Commerce
13 22 (7.31%) Mathematics
14 21 (6.98%) Statistical Analysis
15 19 (6.31%) Risk Management
15 19 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (46.18%) SQL
2 81 (26.91%) R
3 64 (21.26%) Python
4 32 (10.63%) VBA
5 25 (8.31%) MATLAB
6 20 (6.64%) Java
7 18 (5.98%) SAS Macro
8 12 (3.99%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.65%) Scala
10 10 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.66%) AWK
11 8 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.66%) sed
11 8 (2.66%) SPARQL
11 8 (2.66%) VBScript
12 6 (1.99%) C
12 6 (1.99%) C#
13 5 (1.66%) Perl
14 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (19.93%) Degree
2 26 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (2.33%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.66%) PhD
7 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.00%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) ACCA
9 1 (0.33%) CIMA
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.31%) Data Quality
2 24 (7.97%) IFRS
2 24 (7.97%) IFRS 9
3 21 (6.98%) QA
4 9 (2.99%) GDPR
5 7 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.33%) SLA
7 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.33%) Basel III
8 1 (0.33%) GCP
8 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.33%) PMO
8 1 (0.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) NFS
1 3 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (1.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.66%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.00%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.66%) Ansible
3 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.66%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.33%) Marathon
4 1 (0.33%) Mesos
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (16.28%) Tableau
2 25 (8.31%) Oracle
3 17 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.32%) Cognos
4 13 (4.32%) IBM
4 13 (4.32%) Teradata
5 12 (3.99%) Informatica
6 11 (3.65%) Google
7 8 (2.66%) Greenplum
7 8 (2.66%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.33%) Adobe
8 7 (2.33%) Alteryx
8 7 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.33%) SAP
9 6 (1.99%) Remedy
9 6 (1.99%) Talend
9 6 (1.99%) Vertica
10 5 (1.66%) Blue Prism
11 4 (1.33%) Hortonworks