The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 60 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% - 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% - 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£413 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.87
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
143 123 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.94% 19.81% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 63 61
Average daily rate £350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.13 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £19.10 £23.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Glasgow region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Glasgow region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (62.50%) VBA
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Teradata
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata