The median contractor rate for a SAS Administrator was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS Administrator
UK
Rank 596 616 602
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Administrator 13 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.049% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 18
Median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Administrator over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 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 +27 12 £475 -2.56%
West Midlands +15 4 - -
Coventry +5 4 - -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £475 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £475 +2.70%
Leeds +7 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
London +20 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

SAS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (100.00%) SAS
2 16 (69.57%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (69.57%) Analytics
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 7 (30.43%) Client/Server
9 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) Base SAS
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) ETL
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) SAS Certification
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) Visual Analytics
10 5 (21.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (17.39%) SAS EBI
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (17.39%) Big Data
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (17.39%) Credit Risk

SAS Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 23 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) PuTTY
1 2 (8.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 9 (39.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (30.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 6 (26.09%) Base SAS
5 5 (21.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Big Data
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) SAS EBI
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
7 2 (8.70%) Impala
8 1 (4.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (17.39%) Credit Risk
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Analytics
1 16 (69.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Visual Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SAS Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Teradata
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.35%) Apple