The median contractor rate for an SAS Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 646 602
Rank change year-on-year +51 -44  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 15 8 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.015% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.016% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 28
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -2.94% -10.52%  
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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £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 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SAS Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS Consultant in the UK

SAS Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Consultant in the UK

SAS Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Consultant in the UK

SAS Consultant
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +25 11 £438 +2.94% 8
West Midlands +22 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Birmingham - 3 £425 -
North West - 3 £425 - 1
London +1 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Scotland - 2 £400 - 3
Edinburgh - 2 £400 - 3
Chester - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Sheffield - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Preston - 1 £425 -
Newport - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

SAS Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, SAS Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SAS
2 18 (66.67%) Base SAS
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (48.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 11 (40.74%) SAS Macro
7 11 (40.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 10 (37.04%) PROC SQL
8 10 (37.04%) Data Integration
8 10 (37.04%) ProC
9 9 (33.33%) ETL
9 9 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (29.63%) Unix
10 8 (29.63%) Analytics
11 7 (25.93%) Oracle
12 6 (22.22%) Migration
12 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
12 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (22.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
13 5 (18.52%) Cluster Analysis
13 5 (18.52%) Statistics
13 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
13 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 5 (18.52%) Banking
13 5 (18.52%) Data Management
13 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse

SAS Consultant 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 27 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 13 (48.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (40.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 9 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
6 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.41%) SAS EBI
9 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
9 1 (3.70%) DB2
9 1 (3.70%) Ingres
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) ProC
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ODBC
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) Data Integration
3 9 (33.33%) ETL
4 8 (29.63%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Cluster Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Data Management
6 5 (18.52%) Statistics
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Swim Lanes
9 2 (7.41%) Coaching
9 2 (7.41%) Information Management
9 2 (7.41%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) SAS Macro
3 10 (37.04%) PROC SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) IFRS
1 3 (11.11%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) DataFlux
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago