Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 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 > South East
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 277 299
Rank change year-on-year +104 +22 +11
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 85 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 3.65% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 35 46
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +6.99%
10th Percentile £427 £318 £325
90th Percentile £536 £650 £572
England median daily rate £450 £475 £428
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.11% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £23.49 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.77% -56.00%
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 739 2,330 2,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.74% 15.79% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 1,364 1,696
Median daily rate £453 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +1.18% +6.12%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £275
90th Percentile £624 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £451
% change year-on-year - +5.44% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 84 75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.21 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £49.54 £53.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate £24.55 £20.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +19.76% -1.20% +5.64%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for SAS in the South East

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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 5 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 Sussex +28 4 £500 +36.99%
Thames Valley +80 3 - - 5
Berkshire +69 3 - - 1
Hampshire +63 3 £481 -19.79%
Surrey +61 2 £448 -0.56% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 5 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 South East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 7 (58.33%) Python
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
4 4 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Informatica
5 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) assyst
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Tableau
5 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
6 2 (16.67%) R
6 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) FastStats
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management

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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) assyst
2 2 (16.67%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 4 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAS BI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Informatica
1 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Apteco