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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 557 491
Rank change year-on-year -10 -66  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 33 83 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.69% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 71 98
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £342 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £595 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 10344 11994 11996
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.72% 22.16% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7008 8058 7695
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 183 158
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 30 March 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 19 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 30 March 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 +2 33 £450 +9.09% 13
London +26 12 £445 -11.00% 5
South West +3 8 £450 +9.09%
Wiltshire +5 6 £450 -
Swindon +1 6 £450 -
Coventry - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - - 2
East Midlands -5 4 £431 -26.59%
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Derby - 3 £425 -
City of London +11 2 £438 -20.45% 1
Bristol +8 2 £450 +25.87%
South East +6 2 £525 +31.25% 2
East Sussex - 2 £525 -
Brighton - 2 £525 -
North West +27 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (100.00%) SAS
2 34 (62.96%) Finance
3 28 (51.85%) SQL
3 28 (51.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 20 (37.04%) Banking
4 20 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (35.19%) ETL
6 18 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 17 (31.48%) Credit Risk
8 15 (27.78%) Data Integration
9 14 (25.93%) Analytics
10 13 (24.07%) Migration
10 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (22.22%) Big Data
12 11 (20.37%) Marketing
13 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.67%) Web Analytics
15 8 (14.81%) Information Management
15 8 (14.81%) Data Quality
16 7 (12.96%) SAS Macro
16 7 (12.96%) Oracle
16 7 (12.96%) Unix
16 7 (12.96%) Teradata
17 6 (11.11%) Retail
17 6 (11.11%) Data Management
17 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
17 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
17 6 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (11.11%) SAS EBI

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 54 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 18 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (22.22%) Big Data
3 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (11.11%) SAS EBI
5 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (5.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.70%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.70%) Impala
7 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.85%) DB2
8 1 (1.85%) MS Access
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.85%) QlikView
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) ProC
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 34 (62.96%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Marketing
4 6 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) SAS Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) SAS Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) SAS Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Data Scientist
8 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) SAS Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) ETL Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Migration Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Credit Risk
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Fintech
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) AIX
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (35.19%) ETL
3 15 (27.78%) Data Integration
4 14 (25.93%) Analytics
5 13 (24.07%) Migration
5 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.67%) Web Analytics
7 8 (14.81%) Information Management
8 6 (11.11%) Data Management
9 5 (9.26%) Data Validation
9 5 (9.26%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (9.26%) Validation
10 4 (7.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
11 3 (5.56%) Multivariate Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) Statistics
11 3 (5.56%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) SAS Macro
3 4 (7.41%) VBA
4 3 (5.56%) PROC SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.41%) IFRS
3 3 (5.56%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
1 7 (12.96%) Teradata
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.85%) HP
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