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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 65 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.94% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.65% 5.31% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£443 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £129 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £415 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +7.14%
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
121 113 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.13% 17.71% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £200 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 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
Cardiff -2 2 £443 +36.15% 4
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Credit Risk
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) MS Access
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Ingres
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Ingres
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SAS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) MI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Credit Risk
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft