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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 40 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% 3.11% 5.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 16.07% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £268 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.84% 19.38% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 22
Average daily rate £325 £308 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -38.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL