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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 100 66 103
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +37
Contract jobs citing SAS 37 71 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 2.22% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.37% 13.68% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 15
Median daily rate £450 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 £18.68 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.82% -16.97%
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
502 519 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.77% 16.26% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 251 271
Median daily rate £340 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.38 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 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 26 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 -19 35 £450 +16.12% 16
Glasgow -1 2 £300 -7.69%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 64 (65.31%) Finance
2 46 (46.94%) Banking
3 44 (44.90%) SQL
4 33 (33.67%) Teradata
5 30 (30.61%) Analytics
6 28 (28.57%) Credit Risk
6 28 (28.57%) Oracle
7 23 (23.47%) Retail
8 20 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (20.41%) Informatica
9 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (17.35%) Retail Banking
11 16 (16.33%) Migration
12 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
14 11 (11.22%) Visual Analytics
14 11 (11.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 11 (11.22%) Risk Management
15 10 (10.20%) Data Management
15 10 (10.20%) Data Migration
16 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (9.18%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (8.16%) Project Management
18 7 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
18 7 (7.14%) ETL
19 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (6.12%) Coaching
20 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
20 5 (5.10%) SDLC
20 5 (5.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio

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 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.02%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 9 (9.18%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.10%) Base SAS
4 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.04%) QlikView
7 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) Big Data
8 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.02%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JIRA
General
1 64 (65.31%) Finance
2 46 (46.94%) Banking
3 23 (23.47%) Retail
4 17 (17.35%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Analyst
2 15 (15.31%) Developer
3 13 (13.27%) SAS Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Informatica Specialist
4 12 (12.24%) Oracle Specialist
4 12 (12.24%) SAS Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Teradata Specialist
5 11 (11.22%) Risk Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Banking Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Credit Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Data Analyst
7 9 (9.18%) Consultant
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Analytics Manager
8 8 (8.16%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) SAS Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Analytics Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Visual Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Economics
5 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.02%) Physics
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Analytics
2 16 (16.33%) Migration
3 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
5 11 (11.22%) Risk Management
5 11 (11.22%) Visual Analytics
6 10 (10.20%) Data Management
6 10 (10.20%) Data Migration
7 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.16%) Project Management
9 7 (7.14%) ETL
9 7 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.12%) Coaching
11 5 (5.10%) CRM
11 5 (5.10%) Data Analytics
11 5 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) SDLC
12 4 (4.08%) Data Architecture
12 4 (4.08%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) SAS Macro
3 2 (2.04%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) R
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) C++
4 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.02%) VB
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) FINREP
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Teradata
2 28 (28.57%) Oracle
3 20 (20.41%) Informatica
4 3 (3.06%) HP
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.04%) Trillium
6 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.02%) Cognos
6 1 (1.02%) Intel
6 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.02%) Murex
6 1 (1.02%) Tableau