The table below looks at the statistics for 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 SAS over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 92 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS 43 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 1.21% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.00% 5.92% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 4
Average daily rate
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£378 £410 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £355 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
SAS
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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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
478 574 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.35% 20.50% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 287 187
Average daily rate £363 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £18.10 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 -2 37 £394 -3.96% 9
Glasgow +5 4 - - 2
Stirling - 1 £375 -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 76 (63.87%) Finance
2 58 (48.74%) Banking
3 50 (42.02%) Analytics
4 47 (39.50%) SQL
5 40 (33.61%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (26.05%) Retail
7 28 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (22.69%) Credit Risk
9 22 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (17.65%) Data Analysis
11 20 (16.81%) Test Scripting
12 19 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (13.45%) Test Planning
14 15 (12.61%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
15 14 (11.76%) Retail Banking
15 14 (11.76%) QA
16 13 (10.92%) Data Mining
16 13 (10.92%) Oracle
16 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (10.08%) Teradata
18 11 (9.24%) Project Management
18 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.24%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 10 (8.40%) Risk Management
20 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
20 9 (7.56%) ETL
21 8 (6.72%) VBA
21 8 (6.72%) Degree

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) MS Project
4 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) ACBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.61%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (10.92%) Data Mining
3 11 (9.24%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.36%) Base SAS
5 4 (3.36%) MS Access
5 4 (3.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.52%) BODI
7 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.68%) OLAP
7 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.68%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
General
1 76 (63.87%) Finance
2 58 (48.74%) Banking
3 31 (26.05%) Retail
4 14 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.88%) Marketing
6 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (54.62%) Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Data Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 17 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
4 16 (13.45%) Test Leader
5 15 (12.61%) Risk Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Credit Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.88%) SAS Developer
10 6 (5.04%) SAS Programmer
10 6 (5.04%) Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Programmer
10 6 (5.04%) SAS Data Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Data Business Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
1 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
1 2 (1.68%) Spring
1 2 (1.68%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (22.69%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.52%) Statistics
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) Linux
1 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.84%) UNIX
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) Analytics
2 22 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 20 (16.81%) Test Scripting
5 19 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (13.45%) Test Planning
7 15 (12.61%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.24%) Project Management
11 10 (8.40%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.56%) ETL
13 8 (6.72%) Migration
14 7 (5.88%) Data Management
14 7 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
14 7 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
15 6 (5.04%) Data Reconciliation
15 6 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) VBA
2 8 (6.72%) SAS Macro
3 3 (2.52%) Java
4 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle
2 12 (10.08%) Teradata
3 5 (4.20%) Informatica
4 3 (2.52%) Tableau
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) Pega
6 1 (0.84%) SAP
6 1 (0.84%) Cognos
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.84%) HP
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