The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.57% - 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.91% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 101 126 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.60% 14.75% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 82 62
Median daily rate £368 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% -25.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Reading

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for SAS.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) IFRS
2 8 (72.73%) IFRS 9
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Basel II
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Economics
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
3 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Retail Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SAS Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SSIS Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk Modelling
1 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
1 6 (54.55%) Economics
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) IFRS
1 8 (72.73%) IFRS 9
2 6 (54.55%) Basel II
3 2 (18.18%) Data Quality