Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 160 147
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 -1
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 0.71% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 4.83% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 61
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.30% +3.88%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £263
90th Percentile £500 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £430 £432
% change year-on-year -1.16% -0.46% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £16.66
% change year-on-year -56.00% +200.21% -55.59%

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 874 807 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.07% 14.78% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 503 771
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +2.04% +2.80%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £215
90th Percentile £538 £530 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 38
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.82% +33.33% +26.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £23.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.50 £49.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.76% +2.18% -

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 August 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 August 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 -11 18 £425 -5.56% 6
Gloucestershire +1 9 £475 +28.38% 5
Wiltshire -1 5 £383 -19.47%
Dorset -4 2 - - 1
Devon - 1 £650 - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Base SAS
4 10 (27.03%) ETL
4 10 (27.03%) Banking
4 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.62%) Data Management
5 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.92%) IBM
6 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.92%) Unix
6 7 (18.92%) Teradata
6 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
7 6 (16.22%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (16.22%) PROC SQL
7 6 (16.22%) ProC
7 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
7 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 6 (16.22%) Data Security
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
7 6 (16.22%) DataStage
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (16.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (16.22%) R
8 5 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (13.51%) Tableau

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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Actimize
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Base SAS
2 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) DataStage
4 6 (16.22%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (16.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (13.51%) DB2
5 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (13.51%) QualityStage
5 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
5 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.41%) KNIME
8 2 (5.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) ProC
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) SAS Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Data Insight Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Insight Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Science Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Fraud Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) VBA Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SAS ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.70%) Pandas
2 1 (2.70%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) ETL
3 8 (21.62%) Data Management
4 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) Data Security
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
6 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Data Lineage
6 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (13.51%) Inmon Methodology
6 5 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
6 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
3 6 (16.22%) PROC SQL
3 6 (16.22%) R
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) SAS Macro
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) XPath
6 2 (5.41%) XQuery
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) IBM
1 7 (18.92%) Teradata
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Netezza
3 5 (13.51%) Tableau
4 4 (10.81%) DataFlux
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) RapidMiner
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Mercator
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com