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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 34 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.43% 2.08% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% 8.97% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £391 £449 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +38.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
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
48 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.20% 23.21% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 54
Median daily rate £350 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £215 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Process Management
5 4 (50.00%) Teradata
5 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) Informatica
5 4 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) QAComplete
5 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) MS Access
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Data Management
7 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (12.50%) Base SAS

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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) QAComplete
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Teradata Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Process Management
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Informatica
2 4 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Teradata