Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAS Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 124 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -9
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £407 £381 £213
90th Percentile £438 £446 £502
Scotland median daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% -5.56%
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 2,826 2,583 2,316
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 96.38% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,520 1,508 1,335
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.56 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.64% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.56 £11.50
90th Percentile £43.85 £40.87 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% -6.02%

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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) SAS Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (25.00%) Data Lineage
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis

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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lineage
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA