The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 55 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 5 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% 3.66% 4.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 23.94% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £333 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £273 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -9.67%
SAS
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.26% 15.30% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 42 50
Average daily rate £349 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £145 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the South Wales region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the South Wales region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SAS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newport -13 4 £350 - 1
Cardiff -15 1 £425 +32.81% 4
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (27.27%) SAS Macro
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (18.18%) MAPM
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Economics
3 2 (18.18%) P3O
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SPSS
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) RUP
3 2 (18.18%) DSDM
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) RUP
3 2 (18.18%) DSDM
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SAS Macro
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) MAPM
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £505.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Isle of Wight
Steria
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 12 days ago