Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 May 2018 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 West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 162 166
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -28
Contract jobs citing SAS 47 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 4.86% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 42
South West median daily rate £415 £415 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £325 £138 £330
90th Percentile £538 £485 £486
England median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -59.72% - -

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 814 864 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.02% 16.68% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 592 702
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% -3.78%
10th Percentile £256 £206 £200
90th Percentile £562 £556 £525
England median daily rate £457 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 34
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £42.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.18% +36.80% +54.82%
10th Percentile £16.25 £25.98 £9.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.93
England median hourly rate £19.13 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -5.00% +5.26%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the South West

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the South West

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the South West

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the South West

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +15 15 £415 - 7
Bristol +2 15 £400 +33.33% 8
Wiltshire +4 7 £418 +0.60%
Dorset -8 5 - - 1
Devon - 3 £650 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 25 (53.19%) SQL
1 25 (53.19%) ETL
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (38.30%) Tableau
5 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (31.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (27.66%) SAP
8 13 (27.66%) R
9 12 (25.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (25.53%) DevOps
9 12 (25.53%) MuleSoft
10 11 (23.40%) Scrum
11 10 (21.28%) Base SAS
11 10 (21.28%) Python
11 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (21.28%) SAS EBI
12 9 (19.15%) Analytics
12 9 (19.15%) Unix
12 9 (19.15%) Amazon S3
13 8 (17.02%) Banking
13 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
13 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
14 7 (14.89%) Data Governance
14 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
14 7 (14.89%) Jenkins

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (25.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (21.28%) Base SAS
4 10 (21.28%) SAS EBI
5 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (12.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (10.64%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (10.64%) MySQL
8 5 (10.64%) Pentaho
8 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (10.64%) QlikView
9 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
10 3 (6.38%) Apache Hive
10 3 (6.38%) Big Data
10 3 (6.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
11 2 (4.26%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) ProC
3 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) SAS Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Python Developer
3 5 (10.64%) VBA Developer
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Redshift Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Redshift Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
1 5 (10.64%) Flask
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
1 5 (10.64%) REST
1 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.13%) Pandas
3 1 (2.13%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) ETL
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) DevOps
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) Analytics
8 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
9 7 (14.89%) Data Governance
9 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
9 7 (14.89%) Validation
10 6 (12.77%) Data Validation
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (10.64%) Business Transformation
11 5 (10.64%) Change Management
11 5 (10.64%) Scorecard
11 5 (10.64%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) R
3 10 (21.28%) Python
4 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.77%) SAS Macro
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.64%) VB
5 5 (10.64%) VBA
5 5 (10.64%) XPath
5 5 (10.64%) XQuery
6 4 (8.51%) PROC SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Groovy
7 2 (4.26%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) Basel II
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Nagios
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Tableau
2 13 (27.66%) SAP
3 12 (25.53%) MuleSoft
4 6 (12.77%) DataFlux
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Teradata
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.26%) RapidMiner
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.13%) Mercator
8 1 (2.13%) Netezza
8 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com