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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 57 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 2.02% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.14% 9.71% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Median daily rate £313 £443 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +21.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
86 103 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.37% 20.81% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 72 85
Median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.56 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -17 7 £313 -27.95%
SAS
Wales

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SAS.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Informatica
4 8 (72.73%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (72.73%) Teradata
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) Release Management
5 7 (63.64%) Process Management
5 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (63.64%) QAComplete
5 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
8 3 (27.27%) MS Access
8 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Banking
9 2 (18.18%) Data Management
9 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
10 1 (9.09%) ETL
10 1 (9.09%) QA
10 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
3 3 (27.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) QAComplete
2 7 (63.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Teradata Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Teradata Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
2 7 (63.64%) Process Management
2 7 (63.64%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Informatica
2 8 (72.73%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Teradata