The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Consultant
Rank 83 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Consultant 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
SAS Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1377 1106 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.56% 91.86% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 565 435
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 27
Average hourly rate £14.39 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.40 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

SAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAS Consultant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited SAS Consultant in their job title 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 with SAS Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SAS
2 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Teradata

SAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited SAS Consultant in their job title 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 with SAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Teradata