The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / Wales
Rank 62 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% 3.74% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £190 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 107 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.06% 18.48% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 87 75
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Wales region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Wales region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SAS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
South Wales +6 2 £190 -38.70% 3
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (100.00%) Stata
1 6 (100.00%) R
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Postgraduate
3 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (50.00%) QGIS
4 3 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Text Mining
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) GIS
4 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
6 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Spatial Data
6 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (16.67%) Publishing

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) QGIS
2 3 (50.00%) Text Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Spatial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) R
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Postgraduate
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) PhD