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 3 months to 25 April 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.

SAS System
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAS 35 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.48% 3.72% 2.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.36% 19.86% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £329 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - -

SAS is in the application platform 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 application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 138 287 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.72% 18.73% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 159 150
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 25 April 2017, 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 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) Banking
3 23 (41.82%) Analytics
4 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (29.09%) Teradata
6 13 (23.64%) Data Analysis
7 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (16.36%) ETL
8 9 (16.36%) Retail
8 9 (16.36%) Data Management
8 9 (16.36%) Retail Banking
8 9 (16.36%) Regulatory Compliance
9 8 (14.55%) Cloudera
9 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.55%) Statistics
9 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
9 8 (14.55%) Credit Risk
9 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.55%) MATLAB
10 7 (12.73%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) Migration
10 7 (12.73%) Big Data
10 7 (12.73%) Risk Analytics
11 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.91%) Oracle
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.91%) QlikView
11 6 (10.91%) Data Extraction

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.73%) Big Data
3 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.91%) QlikView
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) OLAP
5 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (3.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) MS Access
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) Banking
3 9 (16.36%) Retail
3 9 (16.36%) Retail Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) SAS Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) SAS Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Analytics Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Designer
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) SAS Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Data Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Analytics
2 13 (23.64%) Data Analysis
3 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Data Management
4 9 (16.36%) ETL
4 9 (16.36%) Regulatory Compliance
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
5 8 (14.55%) Statistics
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) Project Management
6 7 (12.73%) Risk Analytics
7 6 (10.91%) Data Extraction
8 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.09%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 5 (9.09%) Econometrics
8 5 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) MATLAB
3 6 (10.91%) R
4 3 (5.45%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) VBA
5 2 (3.64%) JCL
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PhD
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Teradata
2 8 (14.55%) Cloudera
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
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