Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

SAS System
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 70 74
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -28
Contract jobs citing SAS 53 39 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.83% 2.18% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 12.07% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £288 £324 £328
90th Percentile £500 £513 £515
Scotland median daily rate £419 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -1.47% +3.66% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 477 323 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.51% 18.07% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 198 302
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% -1.94%
10th Percentile £245 £182 £253
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -40.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £18.02 £14.50 £16.78
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.50 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -31.00% +5.26%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Edinburgh

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Edinburgh

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Edinburgh

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 SAS.

1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Banking
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (22.64%) Analytics
6 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
7 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.98%) Degree
8 8 (15.09%) Retail Banking
8 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
9 7 (13.21%) Teradata
9 7 (13.21%) SAS EBI
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (11.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle
11 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) Migration
12 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
12 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
12 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
12 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (7.55%) JIRA
12 4 (7.55%) Visual Analytics
12 4 (7.55%) Dashboard Development
12 4 (7.55%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 3 (5.66%) Power BI

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 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
2 7 (13.21%) SAS EBI
3 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (7.55%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.66%) Power BI
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.77%) Base SAS
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) QlikView
7 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Data Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 8 (15.09%) SAS Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) SAS Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) SAS Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Data Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Data Migration Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Migration Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Data Manager
10 2 (3.77%) DBA
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Data Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) NumPy
1 1 (1.89%) Pandas
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (22.64%) Analytics
3 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.55%) Visual Analytics
6 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.66%) Data Governance
7 3 (5.66%) ETL
7 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) R
2 2 (3.77%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) GDPR
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Teradata
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk