The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 78 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 1.04% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
275 193 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.40% 16.83% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 81 78
Average daily rate £380 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Base SAS across the Edinburgh region.

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Base SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Base SAS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Base SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Base SAS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle