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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 48 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.25% 2.79% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.73% 14.06% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £433 £438 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +212.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.52%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
104 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.57% 19.81% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newport -11 4 - - 1
Cardiff -17 3 £433 -13.50% 2
Caerphilly - - - -
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Base SAS
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Economics
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Macro
4 1 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
4 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Psychology
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Base SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Excel Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Economics
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Psychology
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Market Research
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
3 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Macro
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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