Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 58 42
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +33
Contract jobs citing SAS 79 92 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.48% 3.27% 3.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.51% 16.28% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £310 £325
90th Percentile £538 £538 £520
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £404
% change year-on-year -5.56% +11.46% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 336 565 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.82% 20.11% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 309 253
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £243 £258 £220
90th Percentile £574 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £354
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.77% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.17% - -35.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £38.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -55.56% +118.57% +9.38%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 46 (58.23%) Finance
2 39 (49.37%) SQL
3 38 (48.10%) Analytics
4 33 (41.77%) Banking
5 23 (29.11%) Retail
6 19 (24.05%) Teradata
7 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (21.52%) Data Analysis
8 17 (21.52%) MATLAB
9 16 (20.25%) Data Management
9 16 (20.25%) Retail Banking
10 15 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (18.99%) Risk Analytics
11 14 (17.72%) Statistics
12 13 (16.46%) Mathematics
12 13 (16.46%) Oracle
12 13 (16.46%) Machine Learning
12 13 (16.46%) Hadoop
13 11 (13.92%) Cloudera
13 11 (13.92%) Regulatory Compliance
13 11 (13.92%) ETL
13 11 (13.92%) Python
13 11 (13.92%) Migration
14 10 (12.66%) Degree
14 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
14 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.66%) R
15 9 (11.39%) QlikView
15 9 (11.39%) Big Data
15 9 (11.39%) Applied Mathematics

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 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (16.46%) Hadoop
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.39%) Big Data
4 9 (11.39%) QlikView
5 7 (8.86%) Spotfire
6 5 (6.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.53%) OLAP
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.27%) DataStage
9 1 (1.27%) MS Access
9 1 (1.27%) MySQL
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) ERwin
2 1 (1.27%) ProC
General
1 46 (58.23%) Finance
2 33 (41.77%) Banking
3 23 (29.11%) Retail
4 16 (20.25%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Analyst
2 25 (31.65%) Data Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Analytics Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) SAS Data Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Customer Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) SAS Developer
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Data Migration Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Data Modeller
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.27%) NumPy
3 1 (1.27%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.53%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) MVS
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) Analytics
2 17 (21.52%) Data Analysis
3 16 (20.25%) Data Management
4 15 (18.99%) Risk Analytics
5 14 (17.72%) Statistics
6 13 (16.46%) Machine Learning
6 13 (16.46%) Mathematics
7 11 (13.92%) ETL
7 11 (13.92%) Migration
7 11 (13.92%) Regulatory Compliance
8 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
9 9 (11.39%) Applied Mathematics
10 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
11 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.86%) Data Architecture
11 7 (8.86%) Econometrics
12 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) Data Extraction
12 5 (6.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) MATLAB
3 11 (13.92%) Python
4 10 (12.66%) R
5 5 (6.33%) VBA
6 3 (3.80%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) VB
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) C#
7 2 (2.53%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) PROC SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) PhD
3 6 (7.59%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.53%) CIMA
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Teradata
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 11 (13.92%) Cloudera
4 8 (10.13%) Tableau
5 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
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