The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / Wales
Rank 56 73 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs citing SAS 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.57% 0.59% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.66% 3.77% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £293 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.29% -30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £278 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £450
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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 127 106 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.09% 15.61% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 63 64
Median daily rate £406 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £198 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £21.56 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +22 11 £425 +45.29% 3
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for SAS.

1 9 (81.82%) Data Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Tableau
2 6 (54.55%) Data Quality
2 6 (54.55%) Netezza
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (54.55%) QlikView
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (54.55%) Informatica
2 6 (54.55%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (54.55%) ERwin
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) Quality Management
2 6 (54.55%) Ab Initio
2 6 (54.55%) Teradata
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (18.18%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
1 6 (54.55%) QlikView
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) ERwin
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Data Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Quality Management
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
7 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) R
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Ab Initio
1 6 (54.55%) Informatica
1 6 (54.55%) MicroStrategy
1 6 (54.55%) Netezza
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Tableau
1 6 (54.55%) Teradata
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