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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 38 69 38
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Contract jobs citing SAS 46 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.52% 0.95% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.25% 4.49% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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
283 245 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.65% 21.27% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 113 48
Average daily rate £375 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £140.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014, 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 48 (64.86%) Finance
2 36 (48.65%) Banking
3 30 (40.54%) SQL
4 25 (33.78%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (28.38%) Retail
6 18 (24.32%) Teradata
7 15 (20.27%) Mainframe
8 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (18.92%) Oracle
9 11 (14.86%) Migration
9 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
10 10 (13.51%) Credit Risk
10 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
11 9 (12.16%) Analytics
11 9 (12.16%) Retail Banking
12 8 (10.81%) System Testing
12 8 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
13 6 (8.11%) VBA
13 6 (8.11%) Informatica
14 5 (6.76%) Statistical Modelling
14 5 (6.76%) Marketing
14 5 (6.76%) Data Management
15 4 (5.41%) Statistics
15 4 (5.41%) Operations Research
15 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
15 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
15 4 (5.41%) QlikView

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) SPSS
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (5.41%) QlikView
5 3 (4.05%) OLAP
5 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.70%) DB2
6 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.70%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.70%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) ERwin
1 1 (1.35%) ProC
General
1 48 (64.86%) Finance
2 36 (48.65%) Banking
3 21 (28.38%) Retail
4 9 (12.16%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 32 (43.24%) Analyst
2 32 (43.24%) SAS Developer
3 11 (14.86%) SAS Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Consultant
4 10 (13.51%) SAS Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.41%) SAS Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Fraud Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Credit Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) SAS Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
1 3 (4.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.27%) Mainframe
3 10 (13.51%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.41%) Statistics
5 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
3 9 (12.16%) Analytics
4 8 (10.81%) System Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.76%) Data Management
5 5 (6.76%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (5.41%) ETL
6 4 (5.41%) Validation
6 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Operations Research
6 4 (5.41%) Benchmarking
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.05%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Change Control
7 3 (4.05%) Coaching
8 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) VBA
3 3 (4.05%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.35%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Teradata
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) Informatica
4 4 (5.41%) TSYS
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Trillium
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