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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 33 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 54 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.67% 1.95% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.85% 10.42% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 6
Average daily rate
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£455 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.73% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
259 240 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.61% 18.76% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 157 53
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.94% +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -9.09%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015, 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 52 (57.14%) Finance
2 50 (54.95%) Banking
3 47 (51.65%) SQL
4 38 (41.76%) Analytics
5 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (28.57%) Credit Risk
7 25 (27.47%) Retail
8 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (23.08%) Teradata
10 20 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.19%) QA
11 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.09%) ETL
12 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
13 10 (10.99%) Retail Banking
13 10 (10.99%) Migration
13 10 (10.99%) Informatica
13 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 9 (9.89%) Oracle
14 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (8.79%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
15 8 (8.79%) Project Management
15 8 (8.79%) Data Modelling
16 7 (7.69%) Data Mining
16 7 (7.69%) Business Objects
16 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
16 7 (7.69%) Data Management
16 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) MS Project
4 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.69%) Big Data
4 6 (6.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (5.49%) Base SAS
5 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.20%) MS Access
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
General
1 52 (57.14%) Finance
2 50 (54.95%) Banking
3 25 (27.47%) Retail
4 10 (10.99%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (54.95%) Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Risk Analyst
4 15 (16.48%) Credit Analyst
4 15 (16.48%) Data Analyst
5 13 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Test Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.59%) SAS Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (5.49%) SAS Data Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Designer
10 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) MyBatis
1 4 (4.40%) Spring
1 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Linux
1 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.20%) UNIX
2 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Analytics
2 20 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.09%) ETL
4 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.99%) Migration
6 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
7 8 (8.79%) Project Management
7 8 (8.79%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.69%) Data Management
8 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.59%) Test Planning
10 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.49%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (5.49%) Web Application Development
10 5 (5.49%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.40%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) VBA
3 4 (4.40%) Java
3 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 7 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Teradata
2 10 (10.99%) Informatica
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle
4 7 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Cognos
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.10%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.10%) Pega
6 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
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