The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 58 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 1.27% 2.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 8.43% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£386 £433 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £487 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
149 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.61% 15.01% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 40
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
South Wales -4 4 £386 -10.69% 10
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Credit Risk
3 9 (47.37%) Analytics
4 8 (42.11%) Retail
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (15.79%) Customer Insight
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.53%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
9 2 (10.53%) Marketing Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Time Management
9 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.26%) Ingres
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Credit Risk
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Customer Insight
6 2 (10.53%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) CHAID
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
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