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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 47 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.18% 2.67% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.94% 12.07% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £313 £434 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.95% +18.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
64 58 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.94% 22.14% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 60
Median daily rate £313 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £310 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Informatica
4 8 (72.73%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (72.73%) Teradata
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) Release Management
5 7 (63.64%) Process Management
5 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (63.64%) QAComplete
5 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
8 3 (27.27%) MS Access
8 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Banking
9 2 (18.18%) Data Management
9 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
10 1 (9.09%) ETL
10 1 (9.09%) QA
10 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
3 3 (27.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) QAComplete
2 7 (63.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Teradata Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Teradata Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
2 7 (63.64%) Process Management
2 7 (63.64%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Informatica
2 8 (72.73%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Teradata