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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 60 37 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing SAS 35 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.77% 3.72% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.64% 24.79% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 14
Median daily rate £450 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £331 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £18.68 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -16.97%
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
277 238 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.93% 15.02% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 105 166
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 60 (65.22%) Finance
2 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 41 (44.57%) Banking
3 32 (34.78%) Teradata
4 28 (30.43%) Analytics
5 27 (29.35%) Oracle
6 26 (28.26%) Credit Risk
7 22 (23.91%) Retail
8 20 (21.74%) Informatica
9 19 (20.65%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (18.48%) Retail Banking
10 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (16.30%) Migration
12 13 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.04%) Data Modelling
14 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
14 10 (10.87%) Data Management
14 10 (10.87%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 10 (10.87%) Visual Analytics
15 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
15 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (8.70%) Project Management
16 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (7.61%) Risk Analytics
17 7 (7.61%) ETL
18 6 (6.52%) Coaching
19 5 (5.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
19 5 (5.43%) Data Analytics
19 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 5 (5.43%) CRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.87%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.43%) Base SAS
4 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) JIRA
General
1 60 (65.22%) Finance
2 41 (44.57%) Banking
3 22 (23.91%) Retail
4 17 (18.48%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Informatica Specialist
3 12 (13.04%) Oracle Specialist
3 12 (13.04%) SAS Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Teradata Specialist
4 11 (11.96%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Banking Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Risk Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) SAS Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Consultant
6 9 (9.78%) Credit Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Analytics Manager
7 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) SAS Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Risk Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) HTML
1 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Credit Risk
2 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Economics
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Physics
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Analytics
2 15 (16.30%) Migration
3 13 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.87%) Data Management
5 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 10 (10.87%) Visual Analytics
6 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
6 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.70%) Project Management
8 7 (7.61%) ETL
8 7 (7.61%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (6.52%) Coaching
10 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.43%) CRM
10 5 (5.43%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.35%) Database Marketing
11 4 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) SAS Macro
3 2 (2.17%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) R
4 1 (1.09%) C
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
1 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) FINREP
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Teradata
2 27 (29.35%) Oracle
3 20 (21.74%) Informatica
4 3 (3.26%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Trillium
6 1 (1.09%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.09%) Intel
6 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy