The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10  
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 3.45% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 16.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 10
Median daily rate £200 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 89 156 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 11.96% 20.69% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 86 82
Median daily rate £358 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.88% +15.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +0.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Milton Keynes

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) ILOG
4 3 (33.33%) zOS
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) LDAP
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Staffware
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
1 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) LiveCycle
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Finance Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Finance Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Analytics Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) BPMN
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) A/B Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (22.22%) Personalization
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) APMG
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) ILOG
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Omniture
3 2 (22.22%) Optimizely
3 2 (22.22%) Tableau