Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 344 304
Rank change year-on-year -52 -40 -38
Contract jobs citing SAS 243 280 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.06% 3.66% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 190 274
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £309 £305 £325
90th Percentile £685 £641 £613
England median daily rate £425 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £38.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -42.60% +27.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £22.00 £19.29
90th Percentile £112.85 £22.00 £60.30
England median hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year -64.00% +274.53% -64.40%

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 7,950 7,642 8,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.31% 17.25% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,618 5,391 6,195
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £620
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 100 102
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.47 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +13.71% -5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.50 £47.83 £46.98
England median hourly rate £21.29 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.84% +2.50% -

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 20 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 September 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 -5 63 £425 -5.56% 13
West London -10 20 £450 +42.86% 8
South London -26 12 £375 -16.67% 3
East London -10 8 £475 - 1
North London - 1 £700 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 137 (56.38%) SQL
2 107 (44.03%) Finance
3 103 (42.39%) Analytics
4 87 (35.80%) R
5 74 (30.45%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (27.98%) Python
6 68 (27.98%) Data Science
7 56 (23.05%) Hadoop
8 54 (22.22%) Degree
9 49 (20.16%) Tableau
10 46 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (18.11%) Oracle
12 39 (16.05%) Big Data
13 38 (15.64%) Visualisation
13 38 (15.64%) Microsoft Excel
13 38 (15.64%) ETL
14 37 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (13.99%) Statistics
16 32 (13.17%) Apache Spark
17 31 (12.76%) Retail
17 31 (12.76%) Java
18 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
18 30 (12.35%) Algorithms
19 29 (11.93%) Banking
20 28 (11.52%) Computer Science
20 28 (11.52%) MATLAB
20 28 (11.52%) Unix
21 27 (11.11%) SAP
21 27 (11.11%) Data Modelling
21 27 (11.11%) 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 32 (13.17%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.06%) Confluence
4 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) GemFire
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 38 (15.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (8.64%) SPSS
3 12 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.23%) Chatbot
5 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.23%) Stata
6 2 (0.82%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Actimize
2 5 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.65%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.82%) Unica
5 1 (0.41%) Finacle
5 1 (0.41%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.29%) GitHub
2 8 (3.29%) Google Analytics
2 8 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.23%) SNA
3 2 (0.82%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.05%) Hadoop
2 39 (16.05%) Big Data
3 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
4 25 (10.29%) Power BI
5 19 (7.82%) Apache Hive
6 17 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.17%) Data Mining
7 15 (6.17%) Impala
8 14 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (5.35%) Data Lake
10 12 (4.94%) Base SAS
10 12 (4.94%) MongoDB
11 11 (4.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 9 (3.70%) Spotfire
13 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.88%) SAS EBI
14 6 (2.47%) SAP BW
14 6 (2.47%) SAP HANA
15 5 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (2.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (5.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.12%) JIRA
3 7 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.23%) JMeter
5 3 (1.23%) PVCS
5 3 (1.23%) Selenium
5 3 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.23%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.82%) Subversion
6 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.41%) Mocha
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 107 (44.03%) Finance
2 31 (12.76%) Retail
3 29 (11.93%) Banking
4 26 (10.70%) Marketing
5 17 (7.00%) Financial Institution
6 15 (6.17%) Back Office
7 10 (4.12%) Advertising
8 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.23%) Electronics
10 3 (1.23%) Legal
10 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.82%) Publishing
11 2 (0.82%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.41%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (39.09%) Analyst
2 35 (14.40%) Developer
3 33 (13.58%) Data Analyst
4 29 (11.93%) Consultant
4 29 (11.93%) Data Scientist
5 20 (8.23%) Data Engineer
6 17 (7.00%) Business Analyst
7 16 (6.58%) SAS Analyst
8 15 (6.17%) SAS Developer
9 13 (5.35%) Fraud Analyst
10 12 (4.94%) Insight Analyst
10 12 (4.94%) SQL Analyst
11 11 (4.53%) Architect
12 9 (3.70%) Data Insight Analyst
12 9 (3.70%) Fraud Business Analyst
12 9 (3.70%) Insight Data Analyst
12 9 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) Credit Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.29%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.47%) XML
2 19 (7.82%) HTML
3 15 (6.17%) Kafka
3 15 (6.17%) Middleware
4 8 (3.29%) TensorFlow
5 7 (2.88%) .NET
5 7 (2.88%) RESTful
6 6 (2.47%) JSON
6 6 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (2.47%) Theano
7 5 (2.06%) GraphX
7 5 (2.06%) Keras
7 5 (2.06%) SOAP
7 5 (2.06%) Web Services
8 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.23%) HTML5
8 3 (1.23%) Lucene
8 3 (1.23%) Pandas
8 3 (1.23%) SciPy
9 2 (0.82%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 74 (30.45%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (12.35%) Algorithms
3 28 (11.52%) Computer Science
4 22 (9.05%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.23%) NHS
8 3 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.23%) User Experience
8 3 (1.23%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Life Science
9 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.82%) Social Network
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.52%) Unix
2 8 (3.29%) Linux
3 6 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.39%) Analytics
2 68 (27.98%) Data Science
3 46 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (15.64%) ETL
4 38 (15.64%) Visualisation
5 37 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (13.99%) Statistics
7 27 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 27 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 27 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
8 22 (9.05%) Machine Learning
8 22 (9.05%) Statistical Modelling
9 21 (8.64%) Data Management
9 21 (8.64%) Mathematics
9 21 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.82%) Data Analysis
11 19 (7.82%) Decision-Making
12 17 (7.00%) Actionable Insight
12 17 (7.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 137 (56.38%) SQL
2 87 (35.80%) R
3 68 (27.98%) Python
4 31 (12.76%) Java
5 28 (11.52%) MATLAB
6 18 (7.41%) Scala
7 10 (4.12%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.12%) VBA
8 8 (3.29%) C#
9 7 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.65%) Java 8
12 3 (1.23%) C++
12 3 (1.23%) Groovy
12 3 (1.23%) Ruby
13 2 (0.82%) C
13 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.41%) ABAP
14 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (22.22%) Degree
2 14 (5.76%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (4.94%) PhD
4 11 (4.53%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.06%) SAS Certification
7 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) MBA
8 2 (0.82%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) ACCA
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.53%) IFRS
2 11 (4.53%) IFRS 9
3 9 (3.70%) GDPR
3 9 (3.70%) QA
4 4 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.35%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.82%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Terraform
2 3 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.23%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (20.16%) Tableau
2 44 (18.11%) Oracle
3 27 (11.11%) SAP
4 24 (9.88%) Google
5 23 (9.47%) IBM
5 23 (9.47%) Microsoft
6 20 (8.23%) Teradata
7 16 (6.58%) Alteryx
8 15 (6.17%) Informatica
9 10 (4.12%) Cloudera
10 9 (3.70%) Talend
11 7 (2.88%) Cognos
12 5 (2.06%) Adobe
12 5 (2.06%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.65%) Capita
14 3 (1.23%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.23%) Netezza
14 3 (1.23%) New Relic
14 3 (1.23%) Palantir
14 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com