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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS Certification
UK
Rank 601 618 616
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Contract jobs citing SAS Certification 8 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.043% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.086% 0.21% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 6
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +31.03% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9304 11097 10684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.85% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5917 6921 6076
Median daily rate £420 £405 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 405 487
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SAS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAS Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Certification in the UK

SAS Certification
Top 8 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 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 +25 8 £500 +42.85% 9
London +22 3 £525 +75.00% 4
Yorkshire +14 3 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 3 £475 -1.29% 1
Leeds +9 3 £475 -1.29% 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 2
City of London +4 1 £525 +75.00% 3

SAS Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
7 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) VBA
8 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (7.14%) PROC SQL
9 1 (7.14%) Visual Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Big Data
9 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (7.14%) SAS Visual Analytics

SAS Certification
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 14 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ProC
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) SAS Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Swim Lanes
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) PROC SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) IFRS
1 1 (7.14%) IFRS 9
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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