The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 220 222
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 2.62% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 38
Median daily rate £381 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £235 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1305 1605 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.86% 17.91% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 1019 941
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -30.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the South East

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the South East

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the South East

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 13 £363 -14.70%
East Sussex - 7 £405 -
West Sussex +16 2 - - 1
Surrey +6 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -24 2 - - 3
Hampshire +1 1 - - 2
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 33 (52.38%) SQL
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (28.57%) Banking
4 15 (23.81%) Hadoop
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (22.22%) Degree
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 11 (17.46%) Oracle
7 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
7 11 (17.46%) Retail
7 11 (17.46%) Big Data
7 11 (17.46%) IFRS
8 10 (15.87%) IFRS 9
8 10 (15.87%) Analytics
8 10 (15.87%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
9 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 9 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 9 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 9 (14.29%) R
10 8 (12.70%) Marketing
10 8 (12.70%) ETL
11 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.11%) Unix
11 7 (11.11%) VBA

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.76%) Confluence
1 3 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
1 3 (4.76%) LiveCycle
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (3.17%) SPSS
5 2 (3.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Staffware
2 1 (1.59%) Infor CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) SNMP
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) Hadoop
2 11 (17.46%) Big Data
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.94%) Base SAS
6 4 (6.35%) DB2
6 4 (6.35%) MS Access
7 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.76%) Power BI
7 3 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (3.17%) QGIS
8 2 (3.17%) SAS EBI
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) SonarQube
1 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Retail
4 9 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 8 (12.70%) Marketing
6 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Developer
3 10 (15.87%) SAS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Credit Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Business Information Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Finance Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Power BI Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.59%) MLlib
2 1 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (1.59%) RESTful
2 1 (1.59%) UIMA
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Unix
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) zOS
5 2 (3.17%) MVS
6 1 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 11 (17.46%) Project Management
3 10 (15.87%) Analytics
3 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
4 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.70%) ETL
6 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.11%) Credit Risk Modelling
6 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.52%) Economics
7 6 (9.52%) ITIL
7 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.94%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.94%) Service Management
8 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) R
3 7 (11.11%) VBA
4 6 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.76%) APMG
5 1 (1.59%) ACCA
5 1 (1.59%) CCA
5 1 (1.59%) CIMA
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) IFRS
2 10 (15.87%) IFRS 9
3 7 (11.11%) Basel II
4 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.17%) CDISC
5 2 (3.17%) PMO
5 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.59%) GPG13
6 1 (1.59%) IAS 39
6 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) HDFS
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) vCloud
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Kibana
1 1 (1.59%) Nagios
1 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
4 4 (6.35%) Tableau
5 3 (4.76%) ILOG
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Teradata
7 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.59%) Aprimo
7 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.59%) Brocade
7 1 (1.59%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.59%) Epiphany
7 1 (1.59%) Infor
7 1 (1.59%) Pega
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) webMethods
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