Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 143 155
Rank change year-on-year -37 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 41 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 1.07% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.43% 7.22% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 57
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £329 £254
90th Percentile £500 £529 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% +233.28% -59.99%

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 925 817 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.30% 14.83% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 512 748
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -0.68%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £213
90th Percentile £563 £525 £508
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 34
South West median hourly rate £39.52 £39.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +22.31% -0.12%
10th Percentile £14.25 £17.08 £13.73
90th Percentile £47.00 £53.38 £50.68
England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.58% +1.09% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -9 22 £425 -5.56% 7
Gloucestershire -10 8 £481 +23.40% 2
Wiltshire -30 8 £365 -23.16% 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 25 (60.98%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Base SAS
4 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
6 10 (24.39%) Unix
7 9 (21.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (19.51%) Banking
8 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.07%) ETL
9 7 (17.07%) IBM
9 7 (17.07%) Change Management
9 7 (17.07%) Teradata
9 7 (17.07%) Data Management
9 7 (17.07%) DataFlux
9 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
10 6 (14.63%) Data Validation
10 6 (14.63%) SAS Macro
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (14.63%) Validation
10 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.63%) DataStage
10 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
10 6 (14.63%) ProC
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) PROC SQL

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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Actimize
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) Base SAS
2 9 (21.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
5 6 (14.63%) DataStage
5 6 (14.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.20%) DB2
6 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (12.20%) QualityStage
6 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
7 4 (9.76%) Big Data
7 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (7.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
9 2 (4.88%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) ProC
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) SAS Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) ETL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Data Insight Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Insight Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Data Science Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Project Change Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.44%) WCF
1 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.07%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Management
3 7 (17.07%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) Data Validation
4 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Validation
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
5 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) Data Security
5 5 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (12.20%) Inmon Methodology
5 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.63%) PROC SQL
4 6 (14.63%) SAS Macro
4 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) R
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) XPath
7 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) IFRS
2 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) DataFlux
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
1 7 (17.07%) Teradata
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Netezza
4 4 (9.76%) Tableau
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) RapidMiner
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com