Period
to 15 December 2019

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 6 months to 15 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 296 251
Rank change year-on-year +50 -45 +44
Contract jobs citing SAS 87 94 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.56% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.51% 3.17% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 66
South East median daily rate £400 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.36% +4.71%
10th Percentile £319 £335 £300
90th Percentile £500 £608 £625
England median daily rate £463 £463 £450
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
South East median hourly rate £23.33 £47.50 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% +145.60% -75.90%
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,931 2,967 2,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.21% 17.68% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,111 1,764 1,760
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.76% +3.44%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £572
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 113
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £26.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% +40.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £11.21 £12.05 £11.38
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.20 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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 6 months to 15 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
Thames Valley +36 42 £375 -25.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +36 28 £381 -41.35% 7
Hampshire +43 21 £444 -11.25% 4
Berkshire +11 14 £350 -23.29% 8
West Sussex +31 11 £365 -3.31% 3
Surrey +27 10 £363 -27.50% 1
East Sussex +6 3 - - 2
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 54 (62.07%) SQL
2 39 (44.83%) Analytics
3 24 (27.59%) Linux
4 23 (26.44%) Data Management
5 20 (22.99%) Big Data
6 19 (21.84%) Hadoop
6 19 (21.84%) Python
6 19 (21.84%) Data Modelling
7 18 (20.69%) Base SAS
8 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
9 16 (18.39%) ETL
9 16 (18.39%) Migration
10 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (17.24%) Degree
10 15 (17.24%) Impala
10 15 (17.24%) R
10 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.94%) Apache Spark
12 13 (14.94%) Data Lake
13 12 (13.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
13 12 (13.79%) Oracle
13 12 (13.79%) Unix
14 11 (12.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 11 (12.64%) Apache Hive
14 11 (12.64%) Retail

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 13 (14.94%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.05%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (10.34%) SPSS
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) SAN
2 1 (1.15%) 5G
2 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) Big Data
2 19 (21.84%) Hadoop
3 18 (20.69%) Base SAS
4 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
5 15 (17.24%) Impala
6 13 (14.94%) Data Lake
6 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (13.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 11 (12.64%) Apache Hive
8 11 (12.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (8.05%) Apache Zeppelin
9 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.90%) OLAP
11 4 (4.60%) Parquet
11 4 (4.60%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (3.45%) QlikView
12 3 (3.45%) SAS EBI
12 3 (3.45%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) JIRA
General
1 11 (12.64%) Retail
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Electronics
6 2 (2.30%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Administrator
6 9 (10.34%) SAS Administrator
6 9 (10.34%) SAS Developer
7 8 (9.20%) SAS Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Lead Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Lead Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Credit Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Data Scientist
10 5 (5.75%) Risk Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Apache NiFi
1 7 (8.05%) Kafka
2 4 (4.60%) Apache Avro
3 1 (1.15%) D3.js
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Unix
3 7 (8.05%) CentOS
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Analytics
2 23 (26.44%) Data Management
3 19 (21.84%) Data Modelling
4 16 (18.39%) ETL
4 16 (18.39%) Migration
5 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.79%) Mathematics
8 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (12.64%) Statistics
9 10 (11.49%) Data Analytics
9 10 (11.49%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (11.49%) Project Management
10 9 (10.34%) Coaching
10 9 (10.34%) Data Science
11 8 (9.20%) CRM
11 8 (9.20%) Data Architecture
12 7 (8.05%) Data Security
12 7 (8.05%) TOGAF
12 7 (8.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) SQL
2 19 (21.84%) Python
3 15 (17.24%) R
4 7 (8.05%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) CIPD
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Virtual Desktop
1 7 (8.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Cloudera
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.05%) Hortonworks
4 7 (8.05%) StreamSets
4 7 (8.05%) Tableau
5 6 (6.90%) Talend
6 3 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.30%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Dataiku
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) Mapinfo