The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 95 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 1.02% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -52.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +8.75% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 233 294 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.07% 21.78% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 341 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Base SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in Edinburgh

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Base SAS in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Base 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Visual Analytics

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) SQL