Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAS Analyst was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 787 691
Rank change year-on-year -24 -96 -42
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 66 94 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.090% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.095% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 75 164
UK median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £331 £270 £321
90th Percentile £650 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +6.90% -14.71% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -70.83% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SAS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAS Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Analyst over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -13 59 £419 +11.67% 7
UK excluding London +14 40 £388 +6.90% 9
London -44 25 £467 +20.52%
North of England +58 14 £365 -8.75% 3
South East +8 12 £625 +58.23% 1
North West +27 7 £375 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +26 7 £338 -12.90% 1
West Midlands +24 7 £375 -11.76% 1
Midlands +18 7 £375 - 1
Scotland -4 7 £388 +40.91% 2
South West -20 1 £460 +37.31%

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, SAS Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) SAS
2 31 (46.97%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) Finance
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (25.76%) Banking
7 16 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 16 (24.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 14 (21.21%) Base SAS
9 13 (19.70%) Oracle
10 11 (16.67%) VBA
10 11 (16.67%) QlikView
10 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 10 (15.15%) Analytics
12 9 (13.64%) Data Quality
12 9 (13.64%) IFRS
12 9 (13.64%) IFRS 9
12 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
13 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.12%) Data Management
13 8 (12.12%) Retail Banking
14 7 (10.61%) Marketing
14 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
14 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
14 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.09%) Teradata
15 6 (9.09%) ETL
15 6 (9.09%) C

SAS Analyst 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 66 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.06%) SPSS
4 2 (3.03%) Stata
5 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) NAS
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 14 (21.21%) Base SAS
3 11 (16.67%) QlikView
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.58%) PowerPivot
5 5 (7.58%) SAS EBI
6 4 (6.06%) MS Access
6 4 (6.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.03%) OLAP
8 2 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (3.03%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.52%) DB2
9 1 (1.52%) Power BI
9 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Retail Banking
4 7 (10.61%) Marketing
5 5 (7.58%) Financial Institution
6 4 (6.06%) Retail
7 2 (3.03%) International Banking
8 1 (1.52%) Legal
8 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 10 (15.15%) Analytics
3 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) Data Management
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
5 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 6 (9.09%) Data Lineage
6 6 (9.09%) ETL
6 6 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 6 (9.09%) Stress Testing
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) Data Extraction
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Statistics
7 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
8 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) VBA
3 6 (9.09%) C
4 5 (7.58%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) VB
5 3 (4.55%) R
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) Data Quality
1 9 (13.64%) IFRS
1 9 (13.64%) IFRS 9
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
3 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Teradata
4 5 (7.58%) Cognos
5 4 (6.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.55%) Tableau
7 1 (1.52%) Lotus
7 1 (1.52%) Netezza
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow