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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 65 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +16
Contract jobs citing SAS 63 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 1.08% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.45% 5.89% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 6
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£450 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
506 492 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.78% 18.32% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 291 217
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £68.00 £29.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -9.09%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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
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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 +23 54 £455 +19.73% 23
Glasgow +3 7 £325 - 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 61 (59.22%) Finance
2 55 (53.40%) Banking
3 52 (50.49%) SQL
4 39 (37.86%) Analytics
5 31 (30.10%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (25.24%) Retail
7 26 (25.24%) Credit Risk
8 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (20.39%) Teradata
9 20 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (18.45%) Data Analysis
11 14 (13.59%) Oracle
12 13 (12.62%) Migration
13 12 (11.65%) QA
14 11 (10.68%) Retail Banking
14 11 (10.68%) ETL
14 11 (10.68%) Business Objects
14 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
14 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 10 (9.71%) Informatica
16 9 (8.74%) Project Management
16 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
17 8 (7.77%) Risk Analysis
17 8 (7.77%) Data Management
18 7 (6.80%) Data Mining
18 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
18 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.91%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.80%) Data Mining
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.80%) Big Data
4 6 (5.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (4.85%) Base SAS
5 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.94%) MS Access
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.97%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.97%) BODI
9 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
General
1 61 (59.22%) Finance
2 55 (53.40%) Banking
3 26 (25.24%) Retail
4 11 (10.68%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Marketing
6 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Analyst
2 21 (20.39%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 20 (19.42%) Data Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) Risk Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Credit Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) SAS Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Developer
8 7 (6.80%) SAS Data Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.83%) SAS Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) SAS Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Administrator
10 5 (4.85%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (4.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) MyBatis
1 4 (3.88%) Spring
1 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (25.24%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.97%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Linux
1 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.94%) UNIX
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Analytics
2 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (18.45%) Data Analysis
5 13 (12.62%) Migration
6 11 (10.68%) ETL
6 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.74%) Project Management
7 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.77%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Data Management
9 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.83%) Data Mapping
10 6 (5.83%) Test Planning
11 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.85%) Risk Analytics
11 5 (4.85%) Web Application Development
11 5 (4.85%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.49%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) VBA
3 4 (3.88%) Java
3 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.94%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
2 7 (6.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Teradata
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) Business Objects
4 10 (9.71%) Informatica
5 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.94%) Tableau
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.97%) Cognos
7 1 (0.97%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.97%) Pega
7 1 (0.97%) Cloudera
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