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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 55 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 2.61% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.23% 11.44% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £410 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £358 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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
243 271 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.40% 22.85% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 162 81
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 66 (65.35%) Finance
2 55 (54.46%) Banking
3 47 (46.53%) Analytics
4 39 (38.61%) SQL
5 36 (35.64%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (29.70%) Retail
7 24 (23.76%) Credit Risk
8 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
10 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (15.84%) Test Planning
12 15 (14.85%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (13.86%) QA
14 13 (12.87%) Retail Banking
14 13 (12.87%) Teradata
15 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
16 11 (10.89%) Oracle
16 11 (10.89%) Data Mining
16 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (9.90%) Project Management
17 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling
18 9 (8.91%) ETL
19 8 (7.92%) VBA
19 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
19 8 (7.92%) Business Analysis
19 8 (7.92%) Degree
20 7 (6.93%) Marketing
20 7 (6.93%) Migration

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) ACBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.89%) Data Mining
2 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.96%) MS Access
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (2.97%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.99%) OLAP
7 1 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
General
1 66 (65.35%) Finance
2 55 (54.46%) Banking
3 30 (29.70%) Retail
4 13 (12.87%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Analyst
2 18 (17.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) Test Leader
4 15 (14.85%) SAS Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Risk Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Credit Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Data Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Test Manager
10 6 (5.94%) Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Programmer
10 6 (5.94%) SAS Programmer
11 5 (4.95%) Developer
11 5 (4.95%) SAS Developer
12 4 (3.96%) SAS Data Analyst
12 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
1 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
1 2 (1.98%) Spring
1 2 (1.98%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Credit Risk
2 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Statistics
4 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Linux
1 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
2 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) Analytics
2 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
4 16 (15.84%) Test Planning
5 15 (14.85%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.90%) Project Management
9 9 (8.91%) ETL
10 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.92%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.93%) Migration
11 7 (6.93%) Risk Analytics
11 7 (6.93%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (5.94%) Data Reconciliation
12 6 (5.94%) Data Management
13 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (4.95%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) VBA
3 7 (6.93%) SAS Macro
4 3 (2.97%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Teradata
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) Informatica
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Pega
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