Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 777 589
Rank change year-on-year -51 -188 +38
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 61 109 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.46% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 64 242
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £342 £213 £350
90th Percentile £571 £547 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £434
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in the UK

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in the UK

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Base SAS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Base SAS in the UK

Base SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Base SAS in the UK

Base SAS
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +1 54 £450 +5.88% 1
UK excluding London +18 45 £450 +12.50% 1
South West +12 17 £463 +8.82%
North of England +64 14 £385 -3.75% 1
London -41 14 £550 +22.22%
North West +30 7 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +22 7 £338 -14.29%
South East +13 6 £475 +18.75%
Wales +6 4 £550 -
East of England -19 2 £400 -
West Midlands +34 1 £400 -10.11%
Midlands +21 1 £400 -11.11%
Scotland -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 61 (100.00%) SAS
2 34 (55.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 29 (47.54%) Finance
4 27 (44.26%) SQL
5 20 (32.79%) SAS Macro
6 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (21.31%) Migration
8 13 (21.31%) ProC
8 13 (21.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 13 (21.31%) PROC SQL
9 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.03%) Data Integration
10 10 (16.39%) Banking
10 10 (16.39%) IFRS
10 10 (16.39%) IFRS 9
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
11 9 (14.75%) Analytics
12 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (13.11%) SDLC
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (11.48%) Data Management
13 7 (11.48%) Change Management
13 7 (11.48%) ETL
13 7 (11.48%) C
14 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
14 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
14 6 (9.84%) Retail
14 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Stress Testing

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 61 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.92%) SPSS
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 13 (21.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.92%) Ingres
7 3 (4.92%) SAS EBI
8 2 (3.28%) Big Data
9 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.64%) DB2
9 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) ProC
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
1 29 (47.54%) SAS Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) SAS Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) SAS Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) SAS Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Programmer
6 3 (4.92%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (3.28%) Analytics Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Data Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Integration Developer
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Modeller
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (21.31%) Migration
3 11 (18.03%) Data Integration
4 9 (14.75%) Analytics
5 8 (13.11%) SDLC
6 7 (11.48%) Change Management
6 7 (11.48%) Data Management
6 7 (11.48%) ETL
7 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Stress Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Visual Analytics
9 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Coaching
10 3 (4.92%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) SAS Macro
3 13 (21.31%) PROC SQL
4 7 (11.48%) C
5 4 (6.56%) VBA
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) IFRS
1 10 (16.39%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.28%) Netezza
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) IBM