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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / Scotland
Rank 74 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing SAS 28 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 2.24% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.85% 10.74% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 32
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £358 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £625 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

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
258 540 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.73% 20.85% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 313 228
Median daily rate £350 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.41 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -11 23 £413 -2.94% 12
Glasgow +5 4 £325 -36.58% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (31.91%) Analytics
3 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Banking
5 11 (23.40%) Teradata
6 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
7 9 (19.15%) Credit Risk
8 7 (14.89%) Oracle
8 7 (14.89%) Big Data
9 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
10 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
11 4 (8.51%) R
11 4 (8.51%) Data Management
11 4 (8.51%) ETL
11 4 (8.51%) Web Services
12 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.38%) MS Office
12 3 (6.38%) Mainframe

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.89%) Big Data
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) SAS EBI
4 3 (6.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) QlikView
5 2 (4.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (4.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) SAS Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Data Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) SAS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) SAS Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.38%) SAS Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Analytics Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.26%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Analytics
1 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) Data Management
5 4 (8.51%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Data Governance
6 3 (6.38%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (6.38%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) R
3 2 (4.26%) JCL
3 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) CCNP
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Teradata
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Cognos
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.13%) RapidMiner
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
6 1 (2.13%) VMware