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 3 months to 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAS 14 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.11% 0.14% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 0.74% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £410 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £300 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 105 135 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 15.86% 18.99% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 90
Median daily rate £388 £330 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% +7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SAS.

1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (50.00%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) RACF
4 7 (38.89%) JCL
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) SSL
4 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
4 7 (38.89%) Security Management
4 7 (38.89%) SSH
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (38.89%) PKI
4 7 (38.89%) ISPF
4 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
4 7 (38.89%) zOS
4 7 (38.89%) CICS
4 7 (38.89%) Assembly Language
4 7 (38.89%) CA
4 7 (38.89%) REXX
4 7 (38.89%) MQSeries
4 7 (38.89%) Kerberos
4 7 (38.89%) Sybase
4 7 (38.89%) DB2
4 7 (38.89%) Unix
4 7 (38.89%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (38.89%) CLIST
4 7 (38.89%) Job Entry Subsystem

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 7 (38.89%) CICS
1 7 (38.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Kerberos
1 7 (38.89%) SSH
1 7 (38.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Assembler Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) RACF Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) ISPF
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) Ajax
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
2 4 (22.22%) Ext JS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 4 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Time Management
2 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) People Management
4 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) BPMN
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.56%) Data Conversion
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Assembly Language
2 7 (38.89%) CLIST
2 7 (38.89%) JCL
2 7 (38.89%) REXX
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) Prolog
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (38.89%) RACF
1 7 (38.89%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) zSecure
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) CA
2 7 (38.89%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP