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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 99 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 52 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 1.68% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.72% 10.02% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 10
Median daily rate £450 £451 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
596 509 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.05% 16.77% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 270 276
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £451 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.30 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.74% -15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -3 49 £450 -3.22% 19
Glasgow +1 1 £300 +4.34% 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 65 (68.42%) Finance
2 36 (37.89%) Banking
3 35 (36.84%) SQL
4 30 (31.58%) Oracle
5 27 (28.42%) Teradata
5 27 (28.42%) Analytics
6 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (23.16%) Credit Risk
8 20 (21.05%) Retail
9 18 (18.95%) Retail Banking
9 18 (18.95%) Informatica
10 17 (17.89%) Migration
11 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (15.79%) Data Modelling
11 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (14.74%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (12.63%) Data Management
14 11 (11.58%) Visual Analytics
14 11 (11.58%) Risk Management
14 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (9.47%) Project Management
16 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
17 8 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
17 8 (8.42%) ETL
17 8 (8.42%) SAS EBI
18 7 (7.37%) VBA
19 6 (6.32%) Java
19 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
19 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database

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 (1.05%) IIS
1 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
1 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.05%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.74%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (8.42%) SAS EBI
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.21%) QlikView
6 4 (4.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.16%) MS Access
8 2 (2.11%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.11%) Big Data
8 2 (2.11%) MySQL
8 2 (2.11%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.05%) Impala
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 65 (68.42%) Finance
2 36 (37.89%) Banking
3 20 (21.05%) Retail
4 18 (18.95%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
3 16 (16.84%) SAS Developer
4 14 (14.74%) SAS Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Informatica Specialist
5 12 (12.63%) Oracle Specialist
5 12 (12.63%) Teradata Specialist
6 10 (10.53%) Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Data Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) SAS Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Credit Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Credit Risk Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Risk Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Visual Analytics Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
2 1 (1.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Credit Risk
2 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Fedora
1 1 (1.05%) Linux
1 1 (1.05%) MVS
1 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Analytics
2 17 (17.89%) Migration
3 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 12 (12.63%) Data Management
5 11 (11.58%) Risk Management
5 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.58%) Visual Analytics
6 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
7 9 (9.47%) Project Management
8 8 (8.42%) ETL
8 8 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.32%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.26%) SDLC
11 4 (4.21%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.21%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.21%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) VBA
3 6 (6.32%) Java
4 5 (5.26%) SAS Macro
5 2 (2.11%) R
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) C#
6 1 (1.05%) C++
6 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) FINREP
3 1 (1.05%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.05%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Oracle
2 27 (28.42%) Teradata
3 18 (18.95%) Informatica
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.11%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.11%) Tableau
6 1 (1.05%) Cognos
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (1.05%) Intel
6 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.05%) Murex
6 1 (1.05%) Pega
6 1 (1.05%) Percona
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Trillium