Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 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 West
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 137 145
Rank change year-on-year -57 +8 +22
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 1.11% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 7.01% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 48
South West median daily rate £415 £431 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +21.05% -20.83%
10th Percentile £358 £321 £138
90th Percentile £495 £545 £460
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.93 £19.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.20% +13.76% -57.50%

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 894 827 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.08% 15.86% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 516 636
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £270 £249 £200
90th Percentile £575 £556 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 29
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £24.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.38% -27.27% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16.60 £12.91 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.20 £42.60
England median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% -2.50% -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
Wiltshire -31 12 £365 -23.16% 1
Bristol -26 8 £410 -7.87% 3
Gloucestershire -29 3 £500 +20.48%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) Base SAS
2 19 (65.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 17 (58.62%) Finance
4 15 (51.72%) Unix
5 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
6 12 (41.38%) Validation
6 12 (41.38%) Data Validation
6 12 (41.38%) DataFlux
6 12 (41.38%) SAS Macro
7 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (31.03%) Big Data
8 9 (31.03%) Apache Hive
9 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
9 8 (27.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (24.14%) PROC SQL
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (24.14%) Change Management
10 7 (24.14%) ProC
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.69%) ETL
12 5 (17.24%) Windows
12 5 (17.24%) Netezza
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle
12 5 (17.24%) Teradata
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server

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 (6.90%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Base SAS
1 19 (65.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (31.03%) Apache Hive
2 9 (31.03%) Big Data
3 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
3 8 (27.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.79%) DataStage
5 4 (13.79%) DB2
5 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.79%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (13.79%) QualityStage
5 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) ProC
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) SAS Developer
3 3 (10.34%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.45%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (3.45%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
1 2 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Data Validation
1 12 (41.38%) Validation
2 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) ETL
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
6 4 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (13.79%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
3 12 (41.38%) SAS Macro
4 7 (24.14%) PROC SQL
5 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) DataFlux
2 5 (17.24%) Netezza
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Tableau
2 5 (17.24%) Teradata
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft