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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 33 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.40% 0.25% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.86% 1.39% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£449 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +136.84%
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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
59 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.21% 17.65% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 21
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Analytics
3 8 (66.67%) Credit Risk
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) SPSS
7 1 (8.33%) CHAID
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
7 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
7 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) MI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) CHAID
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft