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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 46 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 45 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.80% 2.27% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.15% 9.73% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% +4.76%
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
235 298 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.61% 23.30% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 176 74
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 62 (62.63%) Finance
2 56 (56.57%) Banking
3 47 (47.47%) Analytics
4 40 (40.40%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (39.39%) SQL
6 33 (33.33%) Retail
7 24 (24.24%) Credit Risk
8 20 (20.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (19.19%) Test Scripting
10 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (17.17%) Test Planning
12 16 (16.16%) Retail Banking
13 15 (15.15%) QA
13 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (14.14%) Teradata
14 14 (14.14%) Data Mining
15 12 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
16 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
17 10 (10.10%) ETL
17 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (10.10%) Migration
18 9 (9.09%) Oracle
19 8 (8.08%) VBA
19 8 (8.08%) Project Management
19 8 (8.08%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (8.08%) Risk Management
20 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
20 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.40%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.14%) Data Mining
3 12 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.08%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.04%) MS Access
5 4 (4.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) Base SAS
6 3 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.03%) Big Data
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP
8 1 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP Cube
General
1 62 (62.63%) Finance
2 56 (56.57%) Banking
3 33 (33.33%) Retail
4 16 (16.16%) Retail Banking
5 7 (7.07%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (48.48%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Test Leader
4 13 (13.13%) SAS Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) Risk Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Data Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Credit Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.08%) Test Manager
8 8 (8.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Architect
10 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.05%) MI Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Programmer
11 4 (4.04%) SAS Programmer
11 4 (4.04%) SAS Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) .NET
1 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.02%) Spring
1 2 (2.02%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.24%) Credit Risk
2 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Linux
1 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.01%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Analytics
2 20 (20.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (19.19%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.17%) Test Planning
5 15 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.10%) ETL
7 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.10%) Migration
8 8 (8.08%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.08%) Project Management
9 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.07%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (7.07%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (6.06%) Data Reconciliation
11 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.04%) Customer Insight
11 4 (4.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.39%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) VBA
3 5 (5.05%) SAS Macro
4 3 (3.03%) Java
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Teradata
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) Informatica
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) Pega
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) HP
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