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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 93 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing SAS 29 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.06% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.44% 7.76% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 23
Median daily rate £438 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.11% +12.50%
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
450 438 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.67% 13.69% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 215 312
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.38 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 27 £450 +14.64% 13
Glasgow +9 1 - - 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (57.63%) SQL
1 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 32 (54.24%) Banking
3 20 (33.90%) Credit Risk
4 19 (32.20%) Analytics
5 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (22.03%) Retail
7 12 (20.34%) Teradata
8 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.25%) Migration
9 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
11 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.17%) Coaching
12 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (10.17%) Risk Analytics
13 5 (8.47%) Visual Analytics
13 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
13 5 (8.47%) Base SAS
13 5 (8.47%) Marketing
13 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
13 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
13 5 (8.47%) CRM
13 5 (8.47%) Oracle
13 5 (8.47%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 4 (6.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 4 (6.78%) Risk Management

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 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (8.47%) Base SAS
3 5 (8.47%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 4 (6.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.39%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) QlikView
6 2 (3.39%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 32 (54.24%) Banking
3 13 (22.03%) Retail
4 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) SAS Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Credit Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Banking Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Analytics Manager
7 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) SAS Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Data Analytics Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
1 2 (3.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Credit Risk
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Economics
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Analytics
2 9 (15.25%) Migration
2 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.17%) Coaching
4 6 (10.17%) Risk Analytics
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) CRM
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
5 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Visual Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Data Governance
6 4 (6.78%) Database Marketing
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.08%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (5.08%) Test Planning
7 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) VBA
3 2 (3.39%) C
4 1 (1.69%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Teradata
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 2 (3.39%) Trillium
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos