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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 42 61 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing SAS 34 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.82% 1.15% 3.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.09% 6.02% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 11
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £394
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 £22.88 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +154.16%
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
199 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.51% 19.17% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 46
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £255 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 42 (71.19%) Finance
2 31 (52.54%) SQL
3 26 (44.07%) Banking
4 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (32.20%) Retail
6 14 (23.73%) Teradata
6 14 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.64%) Mainframe
9 10 (16.95%) VBA
9 10 (16.95%) Migration
9 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
9 10 (16.95%) Credit Risk
9 10 (16.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 9 (15.25%) Analytics
10 9 (15.25%) Retail Banking
10 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.17%) Oracle
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.47%) Marketing
12 5 (8.47%) Business Objects
12 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
12 5 (8.47%) Statistical Modelling
12 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
13 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (6.78%) Operations Research
13 4 (6.78%) QlikView
13 4 (6.78%) System Testing
13 4 (6.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
1 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (16.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) QlikView
5 4 (6.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.39%) Base SAS
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) ProC
General
1 42 (71.19%) Finance
2 26 (44.07%) Banking
3 19 (32.20%) Retail
4 9 (15.25%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Analyst
2 22 (37.29%) SAS Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Developer
3 10 (16.95%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) SAS Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) MI Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Fraud Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SAS Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Mainframe
3 10 (16.95%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.78%) Statistics
5 2 (3.39%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
2 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
3 9 (15.25%) Analytics
3 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.47%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (6.78%) Operations Research
5 4 (6.78%) System Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Benchmarking
5 4 (6.78%) Validation
6 3 (5.08%) Data Management
6 3 (5.08%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.08%) Coaching
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (3.39%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.39%) Change Control
7 2 (3.39%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) VBA
3 2 (3.39%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Teradata
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.78%) TSYS
5 3 (5.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) Trillium
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago