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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 43 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.56% 1.12% 4.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% 6.52% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate
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£423 £433 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £379 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +71.42%
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
82 92 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.26% 17.20% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 31
Average daily rate £400 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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
Cardiff +7 4 £386 -10.69% 1
Glamorgan - - - - 1
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) Ingres
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.67%) SPSS
7 1 (6.67%) CHAID
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Ingres
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) MI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) CHAID
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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