Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

SAS Certification
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 877 858
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 +13
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 7 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.036% 0.064% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 36
UK median daily rate £438 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £414 £403 £363
90th Percentile £471 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19249 21726 22502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.64% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11801 13552 13564
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £221 £243 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 871 1086
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.54 £25.06
% change year-on-year +3.63% +5.90% +31.89%

SAS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAS Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Certification in the UK

SAS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Certification in the UK

SAS Certification
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 Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +9 7 £438 -16.67% 3
UK excluding London +36 6 £438 +9.38% 2
North of England +61 3 £438 +9.38% 1
West Midlands +33 2 - -
Midlands +25 2 - -
Yorkshire +20 2 £438 +9.38%
London -23 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Certification 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 SAS Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SMS
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (28.57%) Base SAS

SAS Certification
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 7 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PROC SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft