The first table below looks at the demand for Base SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank 130 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.38% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
514 525 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.99% 21.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 249 193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +12.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.20 £9.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.75 £27.60 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Base SAS
UK

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Base SAS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Base SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Base SAS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Base SAS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -24 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Base SAS
UK

Base SAS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ProC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL