Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an SAS Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SAS Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 139 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36 +15
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £373 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% -9.58% -1.79%
10th Percentile £375 £362 £313
90th Percentile £425 £385 £469
Scotland median daily rate £375 £373 £413
% change year-on-year +0.54% -9.58% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,451 2,875 1,673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 96.15% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,301 1,719 1,052
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £269 £218
90th Percentile £575 £568 £538
Scotland median daily rate £408 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 35
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.02 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.88 £13.45
90th Percentile £44.71 £41.75 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year -2.50% +25.87% -36.44%

SAS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured SAS Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Analyst in Edinburgh

SAS Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Analyst in Edinburgh

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, SAS Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring SAS Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (60.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Visual Analytics

SAS Analyst Skill Set
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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL