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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 104 103 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing SAS 16 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.95% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 5.51% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 33
Median daily rate £388 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £381 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £60.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
-74.29% +23.07%
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
354 490 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.14% 17.23% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 269 303
Median daily rate £350 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £195 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £41.32 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +8 14 £388 -8.82% 13
Glasgow - 2 - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) Banking
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Analytics
4 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (25.00%) Credit Risk
6 12 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (23.08%) Teradata
7 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (17.31%) Data Analytics
9 8 (15.38%) Retail
9 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (13.46%) Project Management
11 6 (11.54%) Risk Analytics
12 5 (9.62%) Coaching
12 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.62%) CRM
12 5 (9.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (9.62%) Base SAS
12 5 (9.62%) Marketing
13 4 (7.69%) Database Marketing
13 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
13 4 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
13 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
13 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
14 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
14 3 (5.77%) ETL

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 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.62%) Base SAS
2 5 (9.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.77%) SAS EBI
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Retail
4 5 (9.62%) Marketing
5 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Analytics Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) SAS Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analytics Manager
4 5 (9.62%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) SAS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.77%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Analytics
2 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Data Analytics
4 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Risk Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Coaching
7 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Database Marketing
8 4 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Data Governance
9 3 (5.77%) ETL
9 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) VBA
3 2 (3.85%) C
3 2 (3.85%) R
4 1 (1.92%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Teradata
2 3 (5.77%) HP
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.92%) RapidMiner
4 1 (1.92%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Trillium
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