Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing SAS 26 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.00% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.66% 1.53% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Glasgow median daily rate £388 - £400
Scotland median daily rate £414 £425 £408
% change year-on-year -2.53% +4.29% -0.61%
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 223 196 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.18% 17.45% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 103 132
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.66% -8.88%
10th Percentile £223 £223 £165
90th Percentile £548 £452 £474
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £15.93 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.10 £22.50 £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

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

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) Finance
3 16 (61.54%) IBM
4 15 (57.69%) REXX
4 15 (57.69%) CICS
4 15 (57.69%) Assembly Language
4 15 (57.69%) CA
4 15 (57.69%) RACF
4 15 (57.69%) JCL
4 15 (57.69%) Middleware
4 15 (57.69%) Mainframe
4 15 (57.69%) zOS
4 15 (57.69%) Sybase
4 15 (57.69%) DB2
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (57.69%) Unix
4 15 (57.69%) MQSeries
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (57.69%) Kerberos
4 15 (57.69%) SSL
4 15 (57.69%) Security Management
4 15 (57.69%) SSH
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (57.69%) PKI
4 15 (57.69%) ISPF
4 15 (57.69%) Project Planning
4 15 (57.69%) Time Management
4 15 (57.69%) Time Sharing Option
4 15 (57.69%) CLIST
4 15 (57.69%) 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 15 (57.69%) CICS
1 15 (57.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Kerberos
1 15 (57.69%) SSH
1 15 (57.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) DB2
2 6 (23.08%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) BODI
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) DataStage
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Assembler Programmer
2 6 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (23.08%) Mainframe Programmer
2 6 (23.08%) Programmer
2 6 (23.08%) RACF Programmer
2 6 (23.08%) SAS Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SAS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) ISPF
1 15 (57.69%) Middleware
2 6 (23.08%) Ajax
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) CSS3
2 6 (23.08%) Ext JS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) HTML5
2 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 6 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Mainframe
1 15 (57.69%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Unix
1 15 (57.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Project Planning
1 15 (57.69%) Security Management
1 15 (57.69%) Time Management
2 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 14 (53.85%) People Management
3 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Decision Tree
5 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.85%) Scorecard
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Assembly Language
2 15 (57.69%) CLIST
2 15 (57.69%) JCL
2 15 (57.69%) REXX
3 14 (53.85%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Prolog
4 6 (23.08%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (57.69%) RACF
1 15 (57.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) IBM
2 15 (57.69%) CA
2 15 (57.69%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy