The table below looks at the statistics for SAS Macro skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Macro
Rank 251 242 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.023% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.068% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£300 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAS Macro
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3304 2927 2704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 34.13% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1583 1390
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 117 188
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SAS Macro
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAS Macro Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAS Macro
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAS Macro Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAS Macro
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAS Macro Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAS Macro
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Berkshire - 12 £300 -
West Sussex - - - -
SAS Macro
England

SAS Macro
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) SAS
1 15 (100.00%) Base SAS
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 13 (86.67%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (86.67%) ETL
3 13 (86.67%) Release Management
4 10 (66.67%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Base SAS
2 14 (93.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 13 (86.67%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (66.67%) DB2
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) SAS Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior SAS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Release Management
1 13 (86.67%) ETL
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle