The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 30 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 65 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.57% 2.26% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.79% 12.39% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
- +98.89%
SAS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
252 218 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.73% 18.26% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 148 61
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £230 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 61 (60.40%) Finance
2 56 (55.45%) Banking
3 52 (51.49%) SQL
4 43 (42.57%) Analytics
5 34 (33.66%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (28.71%) Retail
6 29 (28.71%) Credit Risk
7 23 (22.77%) Teradata
8 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (14.85%) QA
11 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (13.86%) Oracle
12 11 (10.89%) Test Scripting
12 11 (10.89%) Retail Banking
12 11 (10.89%) ETL
12 11 (10.89%) Business Objects
13 10 (9.90%) Informatica
13 10 (9.90%) Migration
13 10 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
13 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 9 (8.91%) Test Planning
14 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
16 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
16 7 (6.93%) Risk Analytics
16 7 (6.93%) Portfolio Management
16 7 (6.93%) Big Data
16 7 (6.93%) Marketing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.66%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.93%) Big Data
3 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (4.95%) Base SAS
5 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.98%) MS Access
8 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
General
1 61 (60.40%) Finance
2 56 (55.45%) Banking
3 29 (28.71%) Retail
4 11 (10.89%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Analyst
2 23 (22.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 18 (17.82%) Risk Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) Credit Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Data Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) SAS Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Test Manager
7 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Test Leader
9 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Administrator
10 6 (5.94%) SAS Administrator
11 5 (4.95%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (4.95%) Designer
12 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) MyBatis
1 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.96%) Spring
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Credit Risk
2 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Linux
1 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.98%) UNIX
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Analytics
2 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.89%) Test Scripting
4 11 (10.89%) ETL
5 10 (9.90%) Migration
5 10 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.91%) Test Planning
6 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.93%) Risk Analytics
8 7 (6.93%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (6.93%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
9 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.95%) Data Management
10 5 (4.95%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.96%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 52 (51.49%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) VBA
3 5 (4.95%) Java
4 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.98%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Teradata
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 11 (10.89%) Business Objects
4 10 (9.90%) Informatica
5 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.99%) Cognos
6 1 (0.99%) Pega
6 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
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