Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 73 94
Rank change year-on-year -37 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing SAS 7 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.40% 1.88% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 11.37% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -22.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £423 £364 £340
90th Percentile £488 £485 £660
Scotland median daily rate £415 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% -
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 265 211 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.10% 16.56% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 112 111
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -1.52%
10th Percentile £260 £211 £200
90th Percentile £500 £473 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +56.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16.65 £25.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £34.75 £25.00 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.88 £17.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.71% -55.26% +117.14%

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 19 July 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) CICS
3 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
3 3 (42.86%) CA
3 3 (42.86%) REXX
3 3 (42.86%) zOS
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) RACF
3 3 (42.86%) JCL
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) ISPF
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning

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 3 (42.86%) CICS
1 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Marketing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ISPF
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) People Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
2 3 (42.86%) CLIST
2 3 (42.86%) JCL
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) REXX
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (42.86%) RACF
1 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CA
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos