Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 17 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 101 116
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 -17
Contract jobs citing SAS 23 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% 1.55% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.94% 10.46% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 2
Surrey median daily rate £513 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £436 £300 £390
90th Percentile £588 £513 £460
South East median daily rate £500 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +13.96% +3.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.34 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +3.15% -53.13%

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 Surrey with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 466 411 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.08% 14.85% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 298 199
Surrey median daily rate £488 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +17.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £173
90th Percentile £613 £582 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £47.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.26% +137.50% -54.55%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £52.00 £32.75
South East median hourly rate £20.13 £19.34 £21.22
% change year-on-year +4.06% -8.87% +2.28%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Surrey

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Surrey

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Surrey

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Surrey

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 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
Guildford -11 4 £581 +36.76% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £475 -
Chertsey -5 2 £500 +16.28%
Redhill - 1 £525 -
SAS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SAS.

1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) R
3 10 (43.48%) Data Science
3 10 (43.48%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) Big Data
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
6 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
7 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (21.74%) C
7 5 (21.74%) C++
7 5 (21.74%) SPSS
7 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
7 5 (21.74%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Decision-Making
7 5 (21.74%) SAS EBI
8 4 (17.39%) Impala
8 4 (17.39%) Cloudera
8 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
8 4 (17.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (17.39%) J2EE

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) SAS EBI
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
4 4 (17.39%) Impala
4 4 (17.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (13.04%) Base SAS
5 3 (13.04%) DataStage
5 3 (13.04%) QualityStage
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (4.35%) Adabas
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.35%) Power BI
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView
7 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Data Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Data Scientist
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) DataStage Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Big Data Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Big Data Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Data Governance Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Data Quality Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Velocity
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Science
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) Decision-Making
4 5 (21.74%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) R
3 10 (43.48%) Python
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) C
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Macro
7 1 (4.35%) Natural
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cloudera
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (13.04%) Tableau
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) DataFlux
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Talend