Period
to 17 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 426 359 346
Rank change year-on-year -67 -13 -70
Contract jobs citing SAS 205 301 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.72% 3.76% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 170 195
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £275
90th Percentile £656 £688 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £149.50 - £16.66
10th Percentile £149.25 - £15.33
90th Percentile £149.75 - £17.98
England median hourly rate £20.93 £19.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.20% +13.76% -57.50%

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 7,533 8,015 8,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.96% 17.24% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,323 5,773 5,755
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £645 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 96 106
London median hourly rate £24.08 £21.71 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +17.04% -17.58%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £53.13
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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -8 47 £475 +5.56% 23
East London -20 16 £458 +83.00% 4
West London +10 10 £450 +45.16% 14
South London -16 6 £550 +22.22% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 138 (67.32%) SQL
2 88 (42.93%) R
3 84 (40.98%) Finance
4 83 (40.49%) Analytics
5 82 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (38.54%) Python
7 69 (33.66%) Data Science
8 58 (28.29%) Hadoop
8 58 (28.29%) Degree
9 54 (26.34%) ETL
10 43 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (20.00%) Statistics
11 41 (20.00%) Oracle
11 41 (20.00%) Apache Spark
11 41 (20.00%) Algorithms
12 39 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (17.07%) Retail
14 34 (16.59%) Computer Science
14 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Excel
15 33 (16.10%) MATLAB
15 33 (16.10%) Big Data
16 32 (15.61%) Tableau
17 30 (14.63%) Mathematics
18 29 (14.15%) Data Modelling
19 26 (12.68%) Visualisation
19 26 (12.68%) Power BI
19 26 (12.68%) Microsoft
20 25 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (12.20%) Actionable Insight

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 41 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 14 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.95%) Confluence
3 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (5.85%) SPSS
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.46%) Mathematica
4 3 (1.46%) Stata
5 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.41%) Actimize
3 4 (1.95%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.98%) FastStats
4 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.98%) Unica
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.88%) Data Lake Analytics
3 8 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
3 8 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.41%) GitHub
5 6 (2.93%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.44%) Serverless
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.98%) AdWords
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.49%) DHCP
2 1 (0.49%) DNS
2 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.49%) FTP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
2 1 (0.49%) SSL
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.29%) Hadoop
2 33 (16.10%) Big Data
3 26 (12.68%) Power BI
4 25 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (10.73%) Apache Hive
5 22 (10.73%) Data Mining
6 15 (7.32%) Data Lake
7 14 (6.83%) Base SAS
7 14 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
7 14 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (5.85%) HBase
9 11 (5.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 11 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (5.37%) Impala
10 10 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (4.39%) HDInsight
11 9 (4.39%) Redis
11 9 (4.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.95%) JIRA
4 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.46%) JMeter
4 3 (1.46%) Selenium
4 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.46%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.98%) ERwin
5 2 (0.98%) Hudson
5 2 (0.98%) Maven
5 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.49%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.49%) ProC
General
1 84 (40.98%) Finance
2 35 (17.07%) Retail
3 22 (10.73%) Banking
4 20 (9.76%) Marketing
5 8 (3.90%) Back Office
5 8 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.95%) Advertising
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.49%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 72 (35.12%) Analyst
2 30 (14.63%) Developer
3 28 (13.66%) Data Scientist
4 24 (11.71%) Data Engineer
5 20 (9.76%) Data Analyst
6 15 (7.32%) Consultant
6 15 (7.32%) Insight Analyst
7 13 (6.34%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.37%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) Architect
9 10 (4.88%) Information Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) SAS Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Big Data Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Python Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Administrator
12 6 (2.93%) Data Architect
12 6 (2.93%) Python Engineer
12 6 (2.93%) SAS Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.22%) Kafka
2 16 (7.80%) TensorFlow
3 14 (6.83%) Caffe
3 14 (6.83%) Keras
4 13 (6.34%) Theano
5 8 (3.90%) .NET
5 8 (3.90%) XML
6 6 (2.93%) HTML
6 6 (2.93%) Middleware
6 6 (2.93%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.95%) JSON
8 3 (1.46%) SOAP
8 3 (1.46%) Web Services
9 2 (0.98%) NumPy
9 2 (0.98%) Pandas
10 1 (0.49%) COM
10 1 (0.49%) Core Data
10 1 (0.49%) PySpark
10 1 (0.49%) RESTful
10 1 (0.49%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 82 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.37%) Credit Risk
4 9 (4.39%) FMCG
5 8 (3.90%) EPoS
5 8 (3.90%) NHS
6 7 (3.41%) User Experience
7 6 (2.93%) Linked Data
8 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.46%) Life Science
9 3 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.98%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.29%) Unix
2 10 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (1.46%) Windows
4 2 (0.98%) Solaris
4 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.49%) Analytics
2 69 (33.66%) Data Science
3 54 (26.34%) ETL
4 43 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (20.00%) Statistics
6 39 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (16.59%) Computer Science
9 30 (14.63%) Mathematics
10 29 (14.15%) Data Modelling
11 26 (12.68%) Visualisation
12 25 (12.20%) Actionable Insight
13 22 (10.73%) Machine Learning
14 21 (10.24%) Statistical Modelling
15 19 (9.27%) Data Security
16 18 (8.78%) Data Engineering
16 18 (8.78%) Data Visualisation
16 18 (8.78%) Predictive Modelling
16 18 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (8.29%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 138 (67.32%) SQL
2 88 (42.93%) R
3 79 (38.54%) Python
4 33 (16.10%) MATLAB
5 21 (10.24%) Java
5 21 (10.24%) Scala
6 13 (6.34%) VBA
7 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.39%) C
8 9 (4.39%) C++
9 8 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.93%) Perl
11 5 (2.44%) C#
12 4 (1.95%) Java 8
12 4 (1.95%) VBScript
13 3 (1.46%) Groovy
13 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.46%) PHP
13 3 (1.46%) PROC SQL
13 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (28.29%) Degree
2 22 (10.73%) Master's Degree
3 19 (9.27%) PhD
4 13 (6.34%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) ACCA
8 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) ISEB
8 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.27%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.37%) QA
3 6 (2.93%) IFRS
3 6 (2.93%) IFRS 9
4 3 (1.46%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.46%) SLA
5 2 (0.98%) SEPA
6 1 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (10.24%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.95%) Docker
2 4 (1.95%) HDFS
3 1 (0.49%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) Control-M
4 1 (0.49%) Oozie
4 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) Oracle
2 32 (15.61%) Tableau
3 26 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.71%) Google
5 19 (9.27%) Informatica
6 17 (8.29%) SAP
6 17 (8.29%) Teradata
7 15 (7.32%) Alteryx
8 13 (6.34%) Talend
9 11 (5.37%) Databricks
10 10 (4.88%) IBM
11 8 (3.90%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.95%) Adobe
12 4 (1.95%) Hortonworks
13 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.46%) Netezza
13 3 (1.46%) Syncsort
14 2 (0.98%) Alterian
14 2 (0.98%) Sybase
14 2 (0.98%) Twitter