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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 61 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing SAS 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.29% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 4.43% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£434 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.83% -27.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £22.63
% change year-on-year
- +98.89%
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
172 158 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.22% 19.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 44
Average daily rate £425 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.16% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £25.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £18.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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 +6 9 £434 +18.83%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Credit Risk
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) Change Control
8 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
8 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
8 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) VBA
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (7.14%) SPSS

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Ingres
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SAS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) MI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Credit Risk
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) CHAID
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP