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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 36 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.36% 2.86% 5.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.33% 15.38% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Average daily rate
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£505 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.81% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
73 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.16% 18.57% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 22
Average daily rate £375 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 September 2014.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) SPSS
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) CRM

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (20.00%) SPSS
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago