The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SAS 18 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 2.53% 3.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.14% 10.59% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 30
Median daily rate £425 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
137 340 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.02% 23.86% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 188 116
Median daily rate £350 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -44.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SAS.

1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Credit Risk
4 9 (26.47%) Analytics
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (14.71%) Teradata
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Retail
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (8.82%) SAS EBI
9 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
9 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.88%) R
9 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (8.82%) SAS EBI
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) SAS Developer
3 5 (14.71%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Credit Risk
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Analytics
3 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
5 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
2 2 (5.88%) R
3 1 (2.94%) JCL
3 1 (2.94%) SAS Macro
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) CCNP
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Teradata
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) VMware