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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 46 62 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing SAS 31 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.32% 1.32% 3.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 6.84% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 9
Average daily rate
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£455 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £296 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
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 £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
217 234 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.21% 19.31% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 126 34
Average daily rate £400 £395 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +623.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 39 (48.75%) Banking
3 38 (47.50%) SQL
4 25 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (26.25%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (23.75%) Teradata
7 19 (23.75%) Analytics
8 17 (21.25%) Credit Risk
9 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (17.50%) Oracle
11 13 (16.25%) Informatica
11 13 (16.25%) Data Management
12 11 (13.75%) Retail
13 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.50%) Data Quality
14 9 (11.25%) Big Data
14 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 7 (8.75%) MS Office
16 7 (8.75%) ETL
16 7 (8.75%) Migration
17 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
17 6 (7.50%) Spring
17 6 (7.50%) Retail Banking
17 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
17 6 (7.50%) Java
17 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
17 6 (7.50%) Hadoop

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.00%) MS Project
6 3 (3.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.25%) Big Data
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (5.00%) Base SAS
6 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.75%) DB2
7 3 (3.75%) OLAP
7 3 (3.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) ERwin
General
1 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 39 (48.75%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) Retail
4 6 (7.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) SAS Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Data Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) Credit Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) Risk Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) SAS Analyst
8 8 (10.00%) Data Manager
9 7 (8.75%) Architect
10 6 (7.50%) Consultant
11 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
12 4 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
12 4 (5.00%) Administrator
12 4 (5.00%) SAS Consultant
12 4 (5.00%) SAS Administrator
12 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
12 4 (5.00%) Designer
12 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
1 6 (7.50%) Spring
2 2 (2.50%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (21.25%) Credit Risk
3 5 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.75%) Social Media
4 3 (3.75%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) UNIX
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
1 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (23.75%) Analytics
3 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.25%) Data Management
5 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) ETL
7 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Project Management
9 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.00%) CRM
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.00%) System Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (5.00%) Data Governance
10 4 (5.00%) Change Control
10 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.75%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Teradata
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle
3 13 (16.25%) Informatica
4 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.00%) Cognos
4 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.75%) Sybase
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.25%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
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