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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 37 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 51 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.50% 1.26% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.47% 6.94% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £368 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.13% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -35.89%
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
292 216 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.01% 18.18% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 112 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £182 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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 £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 53 (61.63%) Finance
2 44 (51.16%) SQL
3 42 (48.84%) Banking
4 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (24.42%) Retail
7 19 (22.09%) Teradata
7 19 (22.09%) Credit Risk
8 18 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (19.77%) Oracle
10 13 (15.12%) Migration
11 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.95%) Data Management
12 10 (11.63%) Data Quality
12 10 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (10.47%) Analytics
13 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.47%) Retail Banking
13 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.30%) Mainframe
14 8 (9.30%) MS Office
14 8 (9.30%) Informatica
14 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
15 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
16 6 (6.98%) Validation
16 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
16 6 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
16 6 (6.98%) System Testing
16 6 (6.98%) Base SAS
16 6 (6.98%) Relational Database

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
2 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (4.65%) MS Project
6 3 (3.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.98%) Base SAS
4 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (4.65%) OLAP
6 4 (4.65%) QlikView
6 4 (4.65%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) DB2
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.16%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) ERwin
1 1 (1.16%) ProC
General
1 53 (61.63%) Finance
2 42 (48.84%) Banking
3 21 (24.42%) Retail
4 9 (10.47%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (51.16%) Analyst
2 26 (30.23%) Developer
3 25 (29.07%) SAS Developer
4 16 (18.60%) SAS Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Risk Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Credit Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Programmer
6 7 (8.14%) SAS Programmer
6 7 (8.14%) Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Data Manager
7 6 (6.98%) SAS Consultant
7 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.65%) SAS Data Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
1 4 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (22.09%) Credit Risk
3 8 (9.30%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.49%) Social Media
4 3 (3.49%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (15.12%) Migration
3 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.95%) Data Management
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.47%) Analytics
5 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) Validation
6 6 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) System Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.65%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (4.65%) Data Governance
8 4 (4.65%) ETL
8 4 (4.65%) Project Management
8 4 (4.65%) CRM
8 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.65%) Change Control
8 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.16%) PROC SQL
4 1 (1.16%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) FINREP
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Teradata
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) Informatica
4 3 (3.49%) Sybase
4 3 (3.49%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.49%) Cognos
5 1 (1.16%) Trillium
5 1 (1.16%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.16%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
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