Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 197 219
Rank change year-on-year +93 +22 -39
Contract jobs citing SAS 28 28 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.20% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.87% 2.91% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 29
Median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £358 £303 £307
90th Percentile £500 £526 £460
England median daily rate £450 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £20.96 £22.00
% change year-on-year +95.66% -4.75% -56.00%

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 356 963 1,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.31% 14.46% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 580 802
Median daily rate £435 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% -0.61% +7.77%
10th Percentile £281 £218 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.06 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.16% +10.06% -13.89%
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38% +6.82%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS in the Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAS in the Midlands

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS in the Midlands.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +78 27 £450 +17.26% 1
East Midlands +55 1 - - 8
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) Unix
3 17 (60.71%) ETL
4 16 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 16 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (57.14%) Oracle
4 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 16 (57.14%) Analytics
5 15 (53.57%) Data Analytics
5 15 (53.57%) Java
6 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (50.00%) Azure
7 13 (46.43%) AWS
7 13 (46.43%) Pentaho
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
7 13 (46.43%) DevOps
7 13 (46.43%) Terraform
8 12 (42.86%) Power Platform
8 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database
8 12 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (42.86%) Ansible
8 12 (42.86%) Power BI
8 12 (42.86%) Artifactory
8 12 (42.86%) Bitbucket
8 12 (42.86%) Cloudera
8 12 (42.86%) Scrum
8 12 (42.86%) Hadoop
8 12 (42.86%) Process Improvement
8 12 (42.86%) Maven

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 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Azure
2 13 (46.43%) AWS
3 12 (42.86%) Power Platform
4 10 (35.71%) PaaS
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (7.14%) GitHub
7 1 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (3.57%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (46.43%) Pentaho
3 12 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 12 (42.86%) Power BI
4 7 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (25.00%) SAS EBI
5 4 (14.29%) Big Data
6 2 (7.14%) Base SAS
6 2 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.57%) DTS
7 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
7 1 (3.57%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
3 12 (42.86%) Artifactory
3 12 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 12 (42.86%) Maven
4 6 (21.43%) GitLab
5 3 (10.71%) CA Gen
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (3.57%) ProC
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) Toad
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Pentaho Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Redshift Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) DHTML
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Matplotlib
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
2 1 (3.57%) NumPy
2 1 (3.57%) Pandas
2 1 (3.57%) SciPy
2 1 (3.57%) Seaborn
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ETL
2 16 (57.14%) Analytics
2 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 15 (53.57%) Data Analytics
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
6 11 (39.29%) Data Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) Sprint Planning
6 11 (39.29%) Sprint Retrospective
7 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (35.71%) Requirements Gathering
8 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (10.71%) Migration
11 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PROC SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) SAS Macro
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Terraform
2 12 (42.86%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) Consul
4 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.57%) Grafana
4 1 (3.57%) Graphite
4 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.57%) Packer
4 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Cloudera
3 5 (17.86%) Informatica
4 4 (14.29%) Trillium
5 3 (10.71%) BEA
5 3 (10.71%) Pega
5 3 (10.71%) webMethods
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Teradata