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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 48 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 47 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.32% 2.74% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.81% 15.74% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 8
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £340 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
367 235 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.92% 17.43% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 120 103
Average daily rate £380 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.01 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 55 (71.43%) Finance
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 24 (31.17%) Banking
4 23 (29.87%) Analytics
5 16 (20.78%) Oracle
6 14 (18.18%) Credit Risk
6 14 (18.18%) Teradata
7 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (15.58%) Retail
9 11 (14.29%) Project Management
9 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.99%) Retail Banking
11 9 (11.69%) Data Management
11 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (10.39%) VBA
12 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.39%) SAS EBI
13 7 (9.09%) SAS Macro
14 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
14 6 (7.79%) Informatica
14 6 (7.79%) Visual Analytics
14 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
15 5 (6.49%) Portfolio Management
15 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
15 5 (6.49%) Java
15 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
15 5 (6.49%) MS Access

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.90%) MS Project
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (10.39%) SAS EBI
3 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.49%) MS Access
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.49%) QlikView
4 5 (6.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (2.60%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.60%) GIS
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Impala
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 55 (71.43%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Banking
3 12 (15.58%) Retail
4 10 (12.99%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Developer
3 15 (19.48%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Consultant
5 10 (12.99%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) SAS Consultant
6 9 (11.69%) SAS Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Programmer
8 7 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
9 5 (6.49%) Credit Risk Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) SAS Data Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) SAS Risk Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Statistics
5 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Fedora
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
1 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Analytics
2 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
3 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 9 (11.69%) Data Management
5 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.19%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) Risk Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) Workflow
9 3 (3.90%) Customer Insight
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) VBA
3 7 (9.09%) SAS Macro
4 5 (6.49%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) Basel II
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Teradata
3 6 (7.79%) Informatica
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Intel
6 1 (1.30%) Percona
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Churchill Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Huxley
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Churchill Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago