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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 65 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing SAS 15 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.93% 1.79% 3.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 11.54% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £210 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £498 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.95 £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -35.89%
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
153 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.72% 15.54% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 34 37
Average daily rate £375 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.31 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £13.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £19.60 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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 -15 15 £500 +4.16% 9
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Credit Risk
4 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 7 (33.33%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (14.29%) SAS Macro
8 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (14.29%) C#
8 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
8 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) UNIX
9 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) MS Office
9 2 (9.52%) VBA
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) SPSS
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Time Management
9 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) SPSS
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 3 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Credit Risk
2 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.52%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Marketing Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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