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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 62 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.13% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% +4.76%
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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
156 122 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.20% 14.90% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 64
Average daily rate £318 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Tableau
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) DataStage
4 1 (7.14%) BODI
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) IBM