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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 51 58 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs citing SAS 26 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 0.82% 3.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.13% 4.84% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 15
Average daily rate
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£410 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £358 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
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
184 186 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.33% 16.86% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 81 49
Average daily rate £364 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 38 (71.70%) Finance
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) Banking
4 16 (30.19%) Retail
5 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (24.53%) Mainframe
7 12 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (18.87%) VBA
8 10 (18.87%) Oracle
8 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
8 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) Credit Risk
9 9 (16.98%) Analytics
10 8 (15.09%) Teradata
11 7 (13.21%) Migration
11 7 (13.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
12 6 (11.32%) System Testing
12 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
13 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
13 5 (9.43%) Marketing
13 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
14 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (7.55%) Operations Research
14 4 (7.55%) Statistics
14 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
14 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.55%) Degree
14 4 (7.55%) TSYS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.77%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 38 (71.70%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 16 (30.19%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Marketing
5 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) SAS Developer
3 10 (18.87%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Fraud Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) MI Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.98%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
2 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) Analytics
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) System Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Operations Research
7 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
8 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.77%) Validation
9 2 (3.77%) Customer Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Data Management
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Analytics
10 1 (1.89%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.89%) PROC SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) FATCA
1 1 (1.89%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Teradata
3 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.55%) TSYS
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) Trillium
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