Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 70 87
Rank change year-on-year -35 +17 +9
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.65% 2.09% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.70% 12.44% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +29.17% -7.69%
Scotland median daily rate £390 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -8.24% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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 234 225 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.88% 16.82% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 117 118
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% +12.41%
10th Percentile £258 £247 £216
90th Percentile £525 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £16.65 £20.05 £19.50
90th Percentile £34.75 £24.55 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -45.58% +47.00%

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 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Sybase
3 3 (27.27%) DB2
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
3 3 (27.27%) RACF
3 3 (27.27%) JCL
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) CICS
3 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
3 3 (27.27%) CA
3 3 (27.27%) REXX
3 3 (27.27%) zOS
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 3 (27.27%) ISPF
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) 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 (27.27%) CICS
1 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
1 3 (27.27%) SSH
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) SAS EBI
3 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Report Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Marketing Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ISPF
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) People Management
1 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Security Management
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
1 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
2 3 (27.27%) CLIST
2 3 (27.27%) JCL
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) REXX
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Macro
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (27.27%) RACF
1 3 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CA
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase
1 3 (27.27%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle