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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 56 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.99% 3.27% 3.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.61% 21.67% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £268 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £351 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £392
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -4.21%
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 £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
107 60 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.69% 15.11% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 41 45
Average daily rate £350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £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 £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 22 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 22 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 -12 5 £259 -26.07% 1
Cardiff -17 1 £325 +13.04% 2
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Statistics
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Economics
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) P3O
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) MAPM
6 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
6 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Excel Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Economics
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
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%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Macro
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) MAPM
3 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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