Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 8 December 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 > Midlands
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 224 199
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.13% 0.44% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 2.76% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 28
Midlands median daily rate £450 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.26% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £350 £316 £285
90th Percentile £488 £533 £599
England median daily rate £463 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +1.65% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate - - £59.00
England median hourly rate £24.51 £36.24 £25.92
% change year-on-year -32.37% +39.81% +72.77%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 750 1,266 1,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.44% 15.87% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 759 732
Midlands median daily rate £424 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +6.45% -3.13%
10th Percentile £222 £275 £213
90th Percentile £570 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 36
Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -20.25% +19.70%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.88 £11.75
90th Percentile £24.12 £23.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
West Midlands +24 5 £450 +5.88% 8
East Midlands +18 2 £400 +8.84% 3
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Azure
4 2 (28.57%) AWS
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) SAS EBI
4 2 (28.57%) Sprint Retrospective
4 2 (28.57%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
4 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
3 2 (28.57%) Power BI
3 2 (28.57%) SAS EBI
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Sprint Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Sprint Retrospective
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian