The table below looks at the statistics for SAS Macro skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Macro
Rank 556 550 524
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 39 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.062% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 20
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20975 19538 18709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.02% 37.86% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14282 12430 11439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 572 738
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

SAS Macro
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAS Macro Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Macro
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS Macro within the UK.

SAS Macro Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Macro
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Macro within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAS Macro Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Macro
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAS Macro Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Macro
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England -22 38 £400 - 8
London +11 14 £425 +2.40% 2
South East -11 12 £300 -18.29%
Berkshire - 12 £300 -
City of London +5 3 £453 +13.25%
Yorkshire -10 3 £365 -18.88% 5
West Yorkshire -9 2 £363 +20.83% 4
North West - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £550 - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £550 - 1
Halifax - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Reading - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

SAS Macro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 68 (100.00%) SAS
2 52 (76.47%) Base SAS
3 29 (42.65%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (42.65%) SQL
4 28 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 26 (38.24%) ETL
6 21 (30.88%) Finance
7 18 (26.47%) Banking
8 17 (25.00%) Oracle
8 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (20.59%) Release Management
10 12 (17.65%) Credit Risk
10 12 (17.65%) Data Integration
11 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (16.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
11 11 (16.18%) DB2
12 10 (14.71%) Retail
12 10 (14.71%) OLAP
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.24%) Cognos
13 9 (13.24%) Informatica
13 9 (13.24%) Ab Initio
13 9 (13.24%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.76%) VBA
15 6 (8.82%) Marketing
15 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
15 6 (8.82%) UNIX
16 4 (5.88%) Risk Management

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 68 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SPSS
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (76.47%) Base SAS
2 29 (42.65%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (41.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 11 (16.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 11 (16.18%) DB2
5 10 (14.71%) OLAP
5 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.47%) ProC
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Marketing
4 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 36 (52.94%) SAS Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Programmer
5 7 (10.29%) SAS Programmer
6 6 (8.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Excel Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior SAS Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 1 (1.47%) SAS BI Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Programmer
9 1 (1.47%) Data Integration Developer
9 1 (1.47%) SAS Data Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Credit Risk
1 12 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.41%) Economics
4 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) UNIX
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) ETL
2 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.59%) Release Management
4 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.24%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.41%) CRM
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) Migration
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.94%) Data Management
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) Customer Insight
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analytics
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.47%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) VBA
3 3 (4.41%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Cognos
2 9 (13.24%) Informatica
2 9 (13.24%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.94%) Teradata
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago