Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 80 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 1.74% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Glasgow median daily rate £375 - £325
10th Percentile £335 - £313
90th Percentile £415 - £338
Scotland median daily rate £410 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -3.53% +1.19% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 207 172 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.84% 16.48% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 84 118
Glasgow median daily rate £369 £369 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -12.59%
10th Percentile £206 £176 £164
90th Percentile £550 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £349 £375
% change year-on-year +7.45% -6.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.93 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% +2.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £13.44 £19.50 £15.88
90th Percentile £20.85 £22.50 £25.33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +5.26%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Glasgow

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SAS.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Kerberos
3 6 (54.55%) Security Management
3 6 (54.55%) Information Security
3 6 (54.55%) Sybase
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) MQSeries
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (54.55%) SSL
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) CICS
3 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
3 6 (54.55%) CA
3 6 (54.55%) REXX
3 6 (54.55%) zOS
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 6 (54.55%) RACF
3 6 (54.55%) JCL
3 6 (54.55%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (54.55%) PKI
3 6 (54.55%) ISPF
3 6 (54.55%) SSH
3 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Time Management

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (54.55%) CICS
1 6 (54.55%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Kerberos
1 6 (54.55%) SSH
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Assembler Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) RACF Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) SAS Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analytics Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) ISPF
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
1 6 (54.55%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) People Management
1 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
1 6 (54.55%) Security Management
1 6 (54.55%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Decision Tree
3 2 (18.18%) Scorecard
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
2 6 (54.55%) CLIST
2 6 (54.55%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) REXX
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (54.55%) RACF
1 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) CA
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle