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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 65 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.89% 1.40% 3.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.97% 7.69% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £480 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +44.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.76%
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
151 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.44% 18.18% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 68 42
Average daily rate £400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
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 4 September 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
Newport -6 3 - -
Cardiff -8 3 £475 -3.55% 2
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) RUP
4 3 (21.43%) DSDM
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic Workshop
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) RUP
2 3 (21.43%) DSDM
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP