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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 46 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 0.94% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.24% 3.76% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £391 £449 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +38.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £458 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
89 213 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.15% 24.91% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 133 104
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 £11.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.65% -54.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 26 June 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 +22 10 £391 -12.81% 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Base SAS
4 7 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
6 5 (35.71%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) QAComplete
7 4 (28.57%) Teradata
7 4 (28.57%) Process Management
7 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Informatica
7 4 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (21.43%) MS Access
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 7 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 3 (21.43%) MS Access
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (7.14%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) QAComplete
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) SAS Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Teradata Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAS BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAS ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 4 (28.57%) Process Management
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
7 1 (7.14%) Data Security
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Teradata