The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.06% 1.02% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.84% 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
SAS
South Wales

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
62 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.83% 16.61% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 10
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 9 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 9 (50.00%) Analytics
4 8 (44.44%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
6 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (16.67%) Customer Insight
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
8 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) VBA
8 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Degree

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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