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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 591 514
Rank change year-on-year +10 -77  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 33 58 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.49% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 98
UK median daily rate £435 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -13.51%  
10th Percentile £378 £213 £350
90th Percentile £563 £506 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +8.75% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10536 11727 13206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.37% 21.83% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15348 17471 20004
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £313 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 335 344
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £31.90 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +19.25%  
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £15.07
90th Percentile £51.83 £50.10 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 9 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 27 £435 +5.45% 10
UK excluding London +48 22 £435 +8.75% 11
North of England +56 9 £385 -3.75% 3
London -6 9 £438 +0.57% 3
Midlands +16 4 £450 -
South East +18 3 £460 +15.00% 3
Wales -8 3 - -
South West -4 2 £438 +34.61% 1
Scotland +33 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 66 (100.00%) SAS
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
3 34 (51.52%) Finance
3 34 (51.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 33 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 26 (39.39%) Data Integration
6 25 (37.88%) ETL
7 19 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (27.27%) Migration
8 18 (27.27%) SAS Macro
9 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (22.73%) Unix
12 14 (21.21%) Analytics
13 13 (19.70%) Banking
14 12 (18.18%) ProC
14 12 (18.18%) PROC SQL
15 11 (16.67%) Oracle
15 11 (16.67%) Data Management
15 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (15.15%) Hadoop
16 10 (15.15%) Credit Risk
17 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
18 8 (12.12%) VBA
18 8 (12.12%) Information Management
18 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (12.12%) Amazon Redshift
18 8 (12.12%) Anti-Money Laundering
18 8 (12.12%) SAS Visual Analytics

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 66 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.03%) SPSS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 33 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (15.15%) Hadoop
5 8 (12.12%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (12.12%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Apache Hive
6 7 (10.61%) SAS EBI
7 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.55%) Big Data
8 3 (4.55%) Ingres
8 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (3.03%) Data Mart
9 2 (3.03%) Impala
10 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.52%) DB2
10 1 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) ProC
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) SAS Developer
3 18 (27.27%) Consultant
3 18 (27.27%) SAS Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Data Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) SAS Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.55%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) ETL Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) SAS Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.15%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) AIX
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Data Integration
2 25 (37.88%) ETL
3 19 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (27.27%) Migration
5 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (21.21%) Analytics
7 11 (16.67%) Data Management
8 8 (12.12%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 8 (12.12%) Information Management
9 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Cluster Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) Statistics
12 4 (6.06%) Coaching
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
13 3 (4.55%) Data Validation
13 3 (4.55%) Marketing Analytics
13 3 (4.55%) SDLC
13 3 (4.55%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) SQL
2 18 (27.27%) SAS Macro
3 12 (18.18%) PROC SQL
4 8 (12.12%) VBA
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
1 3 (4.55%) SAS Certification
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) IFRS
1 6 (9.09%) IFRS 9
2 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Teradata
4 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago