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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 43 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing SAS 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.82% 1.73% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £433 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
69 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.85% 14.45% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 14
Average daily rate £350 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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
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 16 April 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SAS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Macro
1 2 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Propensity Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Macro
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft