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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 48 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing SAS 13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.10% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.40% 4.40% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £388 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £439 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £490 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-69.57% +100.00%
SAS
UK

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
67 182 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.82% 20.47% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 111 77
Median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.80 £61.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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
South Wales +21 13 £388 -18.42%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for SAS.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (52.94%) Base SAS
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) Unix
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Data Mining
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) MS Access
8 3 (17.65%) Banking
8 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
9 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
9 2 (11.76%) QGIS
9 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (11.76%) R
9 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
9 2 (11.76%) Big Data
9 2 (11.76%) Spatial Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
9 2 (11.76%) Waterfall

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
1 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (52.94%) Base SAS
3 6 (35.29%) Data Mining
4 3 (17.65%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) GIS
5 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.76%) QGIS
5 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
6 1 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) SAS EBI
6 1 (5.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) SAS Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAS BI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAS ETL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Economics
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Spatial Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Research
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) R
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata