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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 67
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 0.17% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.06% 1.22% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £700 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

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 79 82 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 15.08% 14.14% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 70
Median daily rate £358 £300 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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

SAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) BPMN
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (16.67%) GIS

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) BPMN
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) R
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (16.67%) RapidMiner
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