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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 91 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SAS 34 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.37% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.93% 9.26% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 12
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £349 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
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
429 486 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.16% 14.84% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 249 287
Median daily rate £355 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.38 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 33 £450 +11.45% 8
Glasgow +8 1 - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (59.15%) Finance
2 38 (53.52%) Banking
3 37 (52.11%) SQL
4 24 (33.80%) Credit Risk
5 20 (28.17%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (28.17%) Analytics
6 18 (25.35%) Teradata
7 16 (22.54%) Retail
8 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (18.31%) Migration
10 12 (16.90%) Oracle
11 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (14.08%) Retail Banking
13 9 (12.68%) Informatica
14 8 (11.27%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
14 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (11.27%) Risk Analytics
15 7 (9.86%) Data Management
15 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
16 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
16 6 (8.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 6 (8.45%) Coaching
17 5 (7.04%) Data Analytics
17 5 (7.04%) SDLC
17 5 (7.04%) Project Management
17 5 (7.04%) CRM
17 5 (7.04%) SAS Macro
18 4 (5.63%) Marketing
18 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis

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 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.27%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (5.63%) Base SAS
4 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) QlikView
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
General
1 42 (59.15%) Finance
2 38 (53.52%) Banking
3 16 (22.54%) Retail
4 10 (14.08%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Risk Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) SAS Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Banking Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Credit Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) SAS Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Analytics Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Data Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Informatica Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Teradata Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) HTML
1 2 (2.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Credit Risk
2 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Economics
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Physics
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Analytics
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
3 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.27%) Risk Analytics
4 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.86%) Data Management
5 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.45%) Coaching
6 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.04%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) Data Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) SDLC
8 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) Database Marketing
8 4 (5.63%) ETL
8 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Visual Analytics
9 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) SAS Macro
3 3 (4.23%) C
4 2 (2.82%) VBA
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.41%) R
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) FINREP
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Teradata
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Informatica
4 3 (4.23%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.23%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Trillium
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau
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