The first table below looks at the demand for SAS Macro skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Macro
Rank - 127 140
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.11% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
975 890 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.20% 32.53% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 474 687
Average daily rate £350 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 74
Average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SAS Macro
England

SAS Macro
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Macro across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SAS Macro Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAS Macro
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS Macro across the North West region.

SAS Macro Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Macro
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS Macro across the North West region.

SAS Macro Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Macro
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Macro within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
SAS Macro
England

SAS Macro
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAS Macro also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS Macro.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAS Macro also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS Macro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) MI Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality