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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / Wales
Rank 51 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 1.17% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.66% 6.45% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £425 £300 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £281 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £442
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
127 124 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 18.10% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 79
Median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £41.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +272.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 +21 11 £425 +41.66%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 9 (69.23%) Data Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 6 (46.15%) Tableau
2 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
2 6 (46.15%) Ab Initio
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) Netezza
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (46.15%) QlikView
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (46.15%) Informatica
2 6 (46.15%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (46.15%) ERwin
2 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
2 6 (46.15%) Teradata
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) R
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
1 6 (46.15%) QlikView
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) OLAP
2 3 (23.08%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) QGIS
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (7.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) ERwin
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Data Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Statistics
5 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) R
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Postgraduate
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Ab Initio
1 6 (46.15%) Informatica
1 6 (46.15%) MicroStrategy
1 6 (46.15%) Netezza
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Tableau
1 6 (46.15%) Teradata