The median contractor rate for an SAS Administrator was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Administrator
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 627 619
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Administrator 4 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.031% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 8
Median daily rate £550 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £300
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
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 £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

SAS Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAS Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Administrator in the UK

SAS Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Administrator in the UK

SAS Administrator
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 SAS Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +20 4 £550 +4.76%
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire +22 1 - -
West Yorkshire +20 1 - -
Leeds +11 1 - -
London -2 1 £550 +4.76%
Manchester - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -

SAS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, SAS Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAS Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SAS
2 10 (58.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 10 (58.82%) Analytics
3 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Unix
5 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
5 7 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Base SAS
7 5 (29.41%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) ETL
9 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (17.65%) SAS Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) Teradata
9 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC

SAS Administrator Skill Set
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 17 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) PuTTY
1 2 (11.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 7 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Base SAS
4 5 (29.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) SAS EBI
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data
7 2 (11.76%) Impala
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Analytics
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Visual Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Teradata
3 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.88%) IBM