The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 54 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.16% 3.03% 3.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.80% 19.40% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £268 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £351 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £397
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
103 67 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.05% 15.62% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 43 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £143 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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 £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SAS
Wales

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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 -15 5 £259 -26.07%
Cardiff -15 2 £375 +30.43% 7
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Statistics
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Economics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) P3O
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) MAPM
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) SPSS
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) SPSS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Excel Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Economics
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) MAPM
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
South Wales
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago