The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 120 60 106
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +46
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 2.40% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.60% 14.04% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
SAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
630 513 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.61% 17.07% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 258 299
Median daily rate £350 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.00 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -31 27 £375 -12.53% 10
Glasgow -7 1 £300 -7.69% 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SAS.

1 62 (63.92%) Finance
2 42 (43.30%) Banking
3 37 (38.14%) SQL
4 29 (29.90%) Oracle
5 27 (27.84%) Teradata
6 26 (26.80%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (26.80%) Credit Risk
7 25 (25.77%) Retail
7 25 (25.77%) Analytics
8 20 (20.62%) Retail Banking
9 19 (19.59%) Migration
10 18 (18.56%) Informatica
11 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
14 13 (13.40%) Data Management
15 12 (12.37%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (11.34%) Visual Analytics
17 10 (10.31%) Data Migration
18 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (8.25%) ETL
18 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
19 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
19 7 (7.22%) Project Management
20 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
21 5 (5.15%) SDLC
21 5 (5.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
21 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
21 5 (5.15%) Base SAS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
1 2 (2.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (12.37%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.15%) Base SAS
4 5 (5.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (4.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.06%) Big Data
7 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.06%) MS Access
7 2 (2.06%) MySQL
7 2 (2.06%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.06%) QlikView
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.06%) SAS EBI
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
General
1 62 (63.92%) Finance
2 42 (43.30%) Banking
3 25 (25.77%) Retail
4 20 (20.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Analyst
2 16 (16.49%) Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) SAS Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) SAS Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Informatica Specialist
4 12 (12.37%) Oracle Specialist
4 12 (12.37%) Teradata Specialist
5 11 (11.34%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Banking Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Risk Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Consultant
7 9 (9.28%) Credit Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Data Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) SAS Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Analytics Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Visual Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) .NET
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Credit Risk
2 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.03%) Economics
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Physics
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Fedora
1 1 (1.03%) Linux
1 1 (1.03%) MVS
1 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Analytics
2 19 (19.59%) Migration
3 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
5 13 (13.40%) Data Management
6 11 (11.34%) Visual Analytics
7 10 (10.31%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.25%) ETL
8 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.22%) Project Management
9 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.15%) SDLC
11 4 (4.12%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.12%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.12%) Test Planning
11 4 (4.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) SAS Macro
3 3 (3.09%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) VBA
4 2 (2.06%) R
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) FINREP
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Oracle
2 27 (27.84%) Teradata
3 18 (18.56%) Informatica
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.03%) Intel
7 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.03%) Murex
7 1 (1.03%) Percona
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) Trillium
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