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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 273 229
Rank change year-on-year -3 -44  
Contract jobs citing SAS 149 167 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.20% 4.12% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 134 134
Median daily rate £450 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.21% +14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £617 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +1.94% -3.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 3545 4055 4318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.07% 18.68% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3563 4611 4670
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £619 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 79 142
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -3 24 £494 +11.26% 13
Croydon -2 4 £456 +8.63%
Canary Wharf +2 3 £475 +24.59%
West End of London - 1 - - 4
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 158 (47.88%) SQL
2 144 (43.64%) Analytics
3 111 (33.64%) R
4 104 (31.52%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (28.79%) Finance
6 93 (28.18%) ETL
7 92 (27.88%) Business Intelligence
8 86 (26.06%) Python
9 81 (24.55%) Hadoop
10 79 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
11 76 (23.03%) Big Data
12 66 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 66 (20.00%) Tableau
13 58 (17.58%) Banking
14 56 (16.97%) SPSS
15 54 (16.36%) Degree
16 52 (15.76%) Visualisation
17 46 (13.94%) Mathematics
18 44 (13.33%) Data Analysis
18 44 (13.33%) Migration
19 42 (12.73%) Data Analytics
20 41 (12.42%) Machine Learning
21 40 (12.12%) Data Modelling
21 40 (12.12%) Apache Spark
22 39 (11.82%) Marketing
23 37 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
24 36 (10.91%) Microsoft
24 36 (10.91%) Statistics
25 35 (10.61%) SQL Server
26 34 (10.30%) Retail

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 40 (12.12%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.94%) Apache Pig
3 8 (2.42%) Apache
4 6 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.61%) Confluence
6 2 (0.61%) Drupal
6 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (16.97%) SPSS
3 24 (7.27%) Stata
4 20 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.61%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.30%) EViews
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.73%) FastStats
2 8 (2.42%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.30%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Relativity
5 1 (0.30%) Unica
5 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.73%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) Flurry Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (0.61%) FTP
1 2 (0.61%) Internet
1 2 (0.61%) Intranet
1 2 (0.61%) SAN
1 2 (0.61%) SNA
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.30%) DHCP
2 1 (0.30%) DMS-100
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) DPNSS
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.30%) Q.931
2 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.30%) VPN
2 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (24.55%) Hadoop
2 79 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (23.03%) Big Data
4 35 (10.61%) SQL Server
5 34 (10.30%) Power BI
6 32 (9.70%) QlikView
7 31 (9.39%) Apache Hive
8 24 (7.27%) Relational Database
9 21 (6.36%) Base SAS
10 19 (5.76%) Data Mining
10 19 (5.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 18 (5.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 15 (4.55%) HBase
12 15 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (3.94%) SAS EBI
13 13 (3.94%) Spotfire
13 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.42%) JIRA
2 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) Gradle
5 1 (0.30%) Grunt
5 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.30%) ProC
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (28.79%) Finance
2 58 (17.58%) Banking
3 39 (11.82%) Marketing
4 34 (10.30%) Retail
5 12 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.33%) Legal
6 11 (3.33%) Publishing
6 11 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.73%) Advertising
9 4 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.91%) Electronics
10 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Front Office
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
12 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (31.82%) Analyst
2 68 (20.61%) Developer
3 45 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 43 (13.03%) Data Scientist
5 32 (9.70%) SAS Developer
6 27 (8.18%) Consultant
7 24 (7.27%) Business Analyst
8 20 (6.06%) SAS Analyst
9 18 (5.45%) Data Engineer
9 18 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Data Business Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) ETL Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Architect
12 12 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (3.64%) Data Consultant
12 12 (3.64%) SAS ETL Developer
12 12 (3.64%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 10 (3.03%) Marketing Analyst
15 9 (2.73%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.94%) XML
2 10 (3.03%) HTML
3 9 (2.73%) CSS
4 7 (2.12%) D3.js
4 7 (2.12%) REST
5 5 (1.52%) MDX
5 5 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (1.21%) HTML5
6 4 (1.21%) Web Services
7 3 (0.91%) .NET
7 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.91%) CSS3
7 3 (0.91%) Flash
7 3 (0.91%) jQuery
7 3 (0.91%) MLlib
7 3 (0.91%) UIMA
8 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.61%) Lucene
8 2 (0.61%) PySpark
8 2 (0.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (31.52%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.27%) Credit Risk
3 19 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.42%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.82%) User Experience
7 5 (1.52%) Fintech
8 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.21%) Social Media
8 4 (1.21%) Social Network
9 3 (0.91%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.67%) Linux
2 12 (3.64%) Unix
3 9 (2.73%) Windows
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (43.64%) Analytics
2 93 (28.18%) ETL
3 92 (27.88%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (15.76%) Visualisation
5 46 (13.94%) Mathematics
6 44 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 44 (13.33%) Migration
7 42 (12.73%) Data Analytics
8 41 (12.42%) Machine Learning
9 40 (12.12%) Data Modelling
10 37 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (10.91%) Statistics
12 28 (8.48%) Data Management
12 28 (8.48%) Data Visualisation
13 26 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 25 (7.58%) Statistical Modelling
15 23 (6.97%) Statistical Analysis
16 21 (6.36%) Data Integration
17 20 (6.06%) Open Source
18 17 (5.15%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 158 (47.88%) SQL
2 111 (33.64%) R
3 86 (26.06%) Python
4 28 (8.48%) MATLAB
5 25 (7.58%) Java
6 24 (7.27%) Scala
6 24 (7.27%) VBA
7 13 (3.94%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.33%) SAS Macro
9 8 (2.42%) PHP
10 7 (2.12%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.12%) Julia
10 7 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.82%) AWK
11 6 (1.82%) C#
11 6 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.82%) sed
11 6 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.82%) VBScript
12 5 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (16.36%) Degree
2 16 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.12%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.82%) CCA
6 5 (1.52%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.21%) PhD
7 4 (1.21%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.33%) IFRS
3 10 (3.03%) IFRS 9
4 9 (2.73%) QA
5 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.61%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) Basel II
7 1 (0.30%) Basel III
7 1 (0.30%) CDISC
7 1 (0.30%) GCP
7 1 (0.30%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (3.64%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Ceph
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) Oozie
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Salt
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (20.00%) Tableau
2 36 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.00%) Oracle
4 28 (8.48%) Teradata
5 22 (6.67%) SAP
6 19 (5.76%) IBM
7 16 (4.85%) Adobe
8 13 (3.94%) RapidMiner
9 12 (3.64%) Informatica
9 12 (3.64%) TIBCO
10 11 (3.33%) Cognos
10 11 (3.33%) VMware
11 10 (3.03%) HP
11 10 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (2.73%) Google
12 9 (2.73%) Symantec
13 8 (2.42%) Apteco
14 7 (2.12%) Greenplum
15 6 (1.82%) Ab Initio
16 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
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