Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 159 177
Rank change year-on-year +30 +18 -63
Contract jobs citing SAS 62 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 0.83% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.46% 4.83% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 39
South West median daily rate £435 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.97% -18.06% +4.65%
10th Percentile £320 £138 £340
90th Percentile £573 £475 £500
England median daily rate £450 £435 £440
% change year-on-year +3.45% -1.14% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.34 £17.00 £40.52
% change year-on-year +13.76% -58.04% -9.97%

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 831 932 1,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.92% 17.16% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 647 745
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.99% -6.53%
10th Percentile £249 £204 £199
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.66% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 28
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -8.28% +96.25%
10th Percentile £12.82 £16.03 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.40 £50.00 £46.15
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Bristol -7 20 £450 +38.46% 2
Gloucestershire +18 19 £415 +3.75% 3
Wiltshire +12 16 £475 +14.46% 1
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Devon - 2 - -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 33 (53.23%) ETL
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 27 (43.55%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (40.32%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (37.10%) Tableau
7 21 (33.87%) Finance
7 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (32.26%) SAP
9 19 (30.65%) DevOps
10 18 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (29.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 17 (27.42%) MuleSoft
11 17 (27.42%) SAS EBI
11 17 (27.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (25.81%) Scrum
13 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (22.58%) Amazon S3
15 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
16 12 (19.35%) R
16 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (17.74%) Oracle
17 11 (17.74%) Analytics
18 10 (16.13%) Data Quality
18 10 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
19 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
19 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Excel
19 9 (14.52%) Banking
19 9 (14.52%) Retail
19 9 (14.52%) Base SAS

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 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.29%) SPSS
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (22.58%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (29.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 17 (27.42%) Amazon Redshift
3 17 (27.42%) SAS EBI
4 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
5 10 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (14.52%) Base SAS
7 6 (9.68%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (9.68%) MySQL
7 6 (9.68%) Pentaho
7 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (8.06%) Data Lake
8 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
8 5 (8.06%) QlikView
8 5 (8.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (6.45%) HDInsight
9 4 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) ProC
3 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) SAS Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) AWS Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Redshift Specialist
5 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Redshift Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.84%) MI Manager
8 3 (4.84%) VBA Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Commercial Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Flask
2 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) LDAP
2 3 (4.84%) REST
2 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.45%) VMS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) ETL
2 26 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (30.65%) DevOps
5 16 (25.81%) Scrum
6 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (17.74%) Analytics
9 9 (14.52%) Data Governance
9 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
10 8 (12.90%) Data Management
11 7 (11.29%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (11.29%) SDLC
11 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
12 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
13 4 (6.45%) CHAID
13 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
13 4 (6.45%) Data Architecture
13 4 (6.45%) Data Integration
13 4 (6.45%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) R
3 8 (12.90%) Python
4 7 (11.29%) SAS Macro
5 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) PROC SQL
7 3 (4.84%) VB
7 3 (4.84%) VBA
7 3 (4.84%) XPath
7 3 (4.84%) XQuery
8 2 (3.23%) Groovy
8 2 (3.23%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.06%) IFRS
2 5 (8.06%) IFRS 9
3 2 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) Basel II
4 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Ansible
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.45%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Tableau
2 20 (32.26%) SAP
3 17 (27.42%) MuleSoft
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle
5 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.29%) Netezza
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.45%) Teradata
7 3 (4.84%) DataFlux
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) VMware