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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 42 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing SAS 39 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.85% 1.16% 3.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.12% 6.70% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £390 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
242 194 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.69% 17.24% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 96 44
Average daily rate £400 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
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 £34.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 52 (59.09%) Finance
2 46 (52.27%) SQL
3 42 (47.73%) Banking
4 29 (32.95%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (28.41%) Teradata
7 22 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (22.73%) Credit Risk
9 19 (21.59%) Retail
10 17 (19.32%) Oracle
11 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (17.05%) Analytics
12 14 (15.91%) Informatica
13 12 (13.64%) Data Management
13 12 (13.64%) Migration
14 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.36%) Data Quality
14 10 (11.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
16 8 (9.09%) Retail Banking
16 8 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
16 8 (9.09%) Big Data
17 7 (7.95%) MS Office
17 7 (7.95%) Mainframe
17 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
18 6 (6.82%) Spring
18 6 (6.82%) System Testing
18 6 (6.82%) ETL
18 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
18 6 (6.82%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Office
2 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.55%) MS Project
5 3 (3.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (9.09%) Big Data
4 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.68%) Base SAS
5 5 (5.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.55%) QlikView
6 4 (4.55%) OLAP
7 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.41%) DB2
7 3 (3.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) ERwin
General
1 52 (59.09%) Finance
2 42 (47.73%) Banking
3 19 (21.59%) Retail
4 8 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Analyst
2 25 (28.41%) Developer
3 23 (26.14%) SAS Developer
4 14 (15.91%) SAS Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Credit Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) Data Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Data Manager
7 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Architect
9 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.82%) Programmer
9 6 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) SAS Programmer
10 5 (5.68%) SAS Consultant
11 4 (4.55%) SAS Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.55%) Designer
11 4 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) Spring
1 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.27%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.73%) Credit Risk
3 7 (7.95%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.41%) Social Media
4 3 (3.41%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) UNIX
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (17.05%) Analytics
3 12 (13.64%) Data Management
3 12 (13.64%) Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) System Testing
7 6 (6.82%) ETL
7 6 (6.82%) Validation
8 5 (5.68%) Change Control
8 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (4.55%) CRM
9 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.55%) Project Management
9 4 (4.55%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.27%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) SAS Macro
3 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.27%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Teradata
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) Informatica
4 3 (3.41%) Cognos
4 3 (3.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.41%) Sybase
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) GoldenSource
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