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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / Scotland
Rank 79 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing SAS 24 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 1.40% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.16% 6.92% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 34
Median daily rate £425 £410 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £590 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
262 535 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.73% 20.23% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 318 237
Median daily rate £338 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.02 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.92% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +7 20 £425 +1.19% 7
Glasgow +11 3 - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (33.33%) Banking
5 12 (30.77%) Analytics
6 10 (25.64%) Credit Risk
7 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) Teradata
9 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
12 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (7.69%) R
12 3 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
12 3 (7.69%) Big Data
12 3 (7.69%) Degree
12 3 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
12 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.69%) VBA
12 3 (7.69%) Oracle
12 3 (7.69%) Migration
12 3 (7.69%) SAS EBI

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 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (7.69%) SAS EBI
2 3 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (5.13%) Base SAS
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) SAS Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) SAS Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) SAS Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.69%) SAS Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAS Architect
7 2 (5.13%) SAS Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (30.77%) Analytics
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) R
2 3 (7.69%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) JCL
4 1 (2.56%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) CCNP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Teradata
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.56%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) VMware