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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 61 67 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing SAS 15 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.78% 3.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 9.06% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 29
Median daily rate £363 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £378 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £590 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +26.31%
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
170 298 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.56% 19.62% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 153 167
Median daily rate £350 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Banking
3 24 (48.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Analytics
5 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.00%) Credit Risk
7 11 (22.00%) Retail
7 11 (22.00%) Teradata
7 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.00%) Data Analytics
10 6 (12.00%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Retail Banking
11 5 (10.00%) CRM
11 5 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (10.00%) Coaching
12 4 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (8.00%) Base SAS
12 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.00%) Marketing
12 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Database Marketing
13 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
13 3 (6.00%) JIRA
13 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
13 3 (6.00%) Oracle

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 (2.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.00%) Base SAS
2 4 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SAS EBI
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Retail
4 6 (12.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Analytics Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analytics Manager
4 5 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Credit Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.00%) SAS Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Analytics
2 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Risk Analytics
5 5 (10.00%) Coaching
5 5 (10.00%) CRM
5 5 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.00%) Database Marketing
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) R
3 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Teradata
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Trillium