The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 57 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.76% 3.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.38% 10.34% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 14
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £453 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -8.16%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
177 174 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.83% 17.03% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 54
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.75 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +12.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SAS
Scotland

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 35 (66.04%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) Mainframe
3 17 (32.08%) Banking
4 11 (20.75%) Oracle
5 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (18.87%) VBA
5 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Retail
6 9 (16.98%) Analytics
7 8 (15.09%) Credit Risk
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
9 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (9.43%) System Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Marketing
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
10 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Degree
10 4 (7.55%) Operations Research
10 4 (7.55%) Statistics
10 4 (7.55%) SAS Macro
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.55%) TSYS
11 3 (5.66%) Teradata
11 3 (5.66%) Quality Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.77%) Base SAS
5 2 (3.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 35 (66.04%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) SAS Developer
3 9 (16.98%) SAS Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) SAS Consultant
4 8 (15.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) MI Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Fraud Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Mainframe
2 8 (15.09%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.55%) Statistics
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
2 9 (16.98%) Analytics
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) System Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Operations Research
5 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.66%) ETL
7 2 (3.77%) Data Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) VBA
3 4 (7.55%) SAS Macro
4 2 (3.77%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) FATCA
1 1 (1.89%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.55%) TSYS
4 3 (5.66%) Teradata
5 1 (1.89%) Trillium
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