The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 67 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 2.36% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.00% 14.29% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £268 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £351 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -20.40%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
150 84 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.89% 16.50% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 54 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SAS
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -26 6 £325 +4.00% 3
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Economics
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (14.29%) MAPM
5 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 2 (14.29%) P3O
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
1 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Economics
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) MAPM
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Mercator
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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