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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 49 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing SAS 30 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 1.87% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.22% 13.17% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 21
Median daily rate £438 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.76 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.10% +100.00%
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
211 243 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.43% 14.21% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 119 169
Median daily rate £350 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 September 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 September 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 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 31 (55.36%) Banking
3 19 (33.93%) Credit Risk
4 17 (30.36%) Analytics
5 15 (26.79%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (25.00%) Retail
7 11 (19.64%) Teradata
8 9 (16.07%) Migration
8 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
8 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.71%) Coaching
11 6 (10.71%) Risk Analytics
12 5 (8.93%) Data Analytics
12 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (8.93%) CRM
12 5 (8.93%) Oracle
13 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
13 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 4 (7.14%) Marketing
13 4 (7.14%) Database Marketing
13 4 (7.14%) Base SAS
13 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
14 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.14%) Base SAS
3 4 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.36%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
General
1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 31 (55.36%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Retail
4 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Risk Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) SAS Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Credit Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
8 4 (7.14%) SAS Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Credit Risk
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Economics
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Analytics
2 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.71%) Coaching
5 6 (10.71%) Risk Analytics
6 5 (8.93%) CRM
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Database Marketing
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.36%) Data Governance
8 3 (5.36%) Data Management
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.36%) Validation
8 3 (5.36%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) C
2 2 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Teradata
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Trillium