The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.72% 1.01% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 5.56% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £190 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 72 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.85% 18.14% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 48
Median daily rate £300 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Cardiff region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SAS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SAS.

1 3 (75.00%) Postgraduate
1 3 (75.00%) Stata
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) R
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata