The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Base SAS (SAS Base)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 128 128
Contract jobs citing Base SAS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.077% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 343 513 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.57% 19.79% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 307 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Base SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in Scotland

Base SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Base SAS in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Base SAS in Scotland