The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 45 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.54% 2.66% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% 15.22% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £263 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £340 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
62 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.80% 17.49% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 22
Average daily rate £375 £313 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -37.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
South Wales

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago