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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 67 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.44% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 2.54% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £310 £350 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £408 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
122 118 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.21% 17.30% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 66 42
Average daily rate £363 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -87.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 4 £310 -11.42% 3
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Teradata
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) QAComplete
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (23.08%) RUP

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Base SAS
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) QAComplete
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) SAS Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Teradata Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) DSDM
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Process Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) RUP
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Macro
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Informatica
2 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (30.77%) Teradata
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft