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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 83 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SAS 48 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 1.51% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.71% 9.43% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 11
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
551 424 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 16.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 197
Average daily rate £380 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 45 £425 -5.55% 28
Glasgow +8 2 £513 +46.42% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (71.25%) Finance
2 30 (37.50%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) Banking
4 24 (30.00%) Analytics
5 17 (21.25%) Oracle
6 16 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (16.25%) Risk Management
8 13 (16.25%) Teradata
9 11 (13.75%) Retail
10 10 (12.50%) Project Management
10 10 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (11.25%) VBA
11 9 (11.25%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.25%) Data Management
11 9 (11.25%) Retail Banking
12 8 (10.00%) SAS EBI
13 7 (8.75%) SAS Macro
13 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
13 7 (8.75%) MS Access
14 6 (7.50%) Informatica
14 6 (7.50%) QlikView
14 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
14 6 (7.50%) Visual Analytics
14 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
15 5 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
15 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
15 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Project
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) ACBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.25%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.00%) SAS EBI
4 7 (8.75%) MS Access
5 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.50%) QlikView
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.50%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.50%) GIS
8 2 (2.50%) MySQL
8 2 (2.50%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.25%) Big Data
9 1 (1.25%) Impala
General
1 57 (71.25%) Finance
2 25 (31.25%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) Retail
4 9 (11.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) SAS Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Consultant
5 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Programmer
6 9 (11.25%) SAS Consultant
6 9 (11.25%) SAS Developer
7 8 (10.00%) SAS Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Credit Risk Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Risk Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) SAS Risk Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Statistics
4 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Fedora
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
1 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Analytics
2 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.25%) Risk Management
4 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) Data Management
5 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.50%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.00%) ETL
8 4 (5.00%) Risk Analytics
8 4 (5.00%) Workflow
9 3 (3.75%) Coaching
9 3 (3.75%) Customer Insight
9 3 (3.75%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (3.75%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) VBA
3 7 (8.75%) SAS Macro
4 5 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) Python
5 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) Basel II
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) Teradata
3 6 (7.50%) Informatica
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.50%) Pega
6 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Murex
6 1 (1.25%) Percona
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau
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