Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAS Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 869 842
Rank change year-on-year +20 -27 -62
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 35 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.028% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.030% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 38
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% -1.39%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £367
90th Percentile £653 £654 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -16.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
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 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +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 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

SAS Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Consultant over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
UK excluding London +39 27 £418 -16.50% 3
England +16 27 £535 -1.83% 3
North of England +78 9 £505 +1.00% 1
North West - 8 £505 - 1
West Midlands +31 7 £400 -5.88%
Midlands +26 7 £400 -15.79%
Scotland -4 7 £400 -15.79% 1
London -35 7 £563 +2.27% 1
South East +6 3 £550 -
Yorkshire +24 1 - -
South West +7 1 £520 +4.00%

SAS Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 35 (100.00%) SAS
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 8 (22.86%) Base SAS
6 8 (22.86%) Banking
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) PROC SQL
8 6 (17.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) ProC
9 5 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 5 (14.29%) SAS Macro
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
10 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) Unix
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
11 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
11 3 (8.57%) IFRS
11 3 (8.57%) IFRS 9
11 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management

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 35 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 8 (22.86%) Base SAS
3 6 (17.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.86%) Big Data
7 1 (2.86%) OLAP
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.86%) QlikView
7 1 (2.86%) SAS EBI
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) ProC
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.00%) Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Cluster Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Statistics
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PROC SQL
3 5 (14.29%) SAS Macro
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) SAS Certification
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) IFRS
1 3 (8.57%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Control-M
1 1 (2.86%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau