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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 33 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Contract jobs citing SAS 58 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.98% 1.97% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.24% 9.23% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£429 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
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
221 271 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.18% 21.41% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 166 74
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 £189 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 July 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 July 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 56 (57.14%) Finance
2 54 (55.10%) Banking
3 45 (45.92%) Analytics
4 41 (41.84%) SQL
5 38 (38.78%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (30.61%) Retail
7 25 (25.51%) Credit Risk
8 21 (21.43%) Teradata
9 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (15.31%) QA
12 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 13 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (13.27%) Retail Banking
13 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (12.24%) ETL
14 12 (12.24%) Test Planning
14 12 (12.24%) Non-Functional Testing
15 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 11 (11.22%) Data Mining
15 11 (11.22%) Informatica
15 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
16 10 (10.20%) Migration
16 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
17 9 (9.18%) Oracle
18 8 (8.16%) Business Objects
18 8 (8.16%) VBA
18 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
19 7 (7.14%) Project Management
19 7 (7.14%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.78%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.22%) Data Mining
2 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.14%) Big Data
4 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.06%) MS Access
7 3 (3.06%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.02%) OLAP
9 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 56 (57.14%) Finance
2 54 (55.10%) Banking
3 30 (30.61%) Retail
4 13 (13.27%) Retail Banking
5 7 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Risk Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Test Leader
4 11 (11.22%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Credit Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Data Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Test Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Architect
7 8 (8.16%) Test Manager
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (6.12%) Designer
9 5 (5.10%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (5.10%) MI Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Administrator
10 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
1 4 (4.08%) Spring
1 4 (4.08%) MyBatis
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Credit Risk
2 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
1 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.04%) UNIX
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) Analytics
2 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 13 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.24%) ETL
5 12 (12.24%) Test Planning
5 12 (12.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Migration
7 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.14%) Project Management
9 7 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
9 7 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.08%) Data Management
12 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) VBA
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.06%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Teradata
2 11 (11.22%) Informatica
3 9 (9.18%) Oracle
4 8 (8.16%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) Pega
6 1 (1.02%) Cognos
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago