The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Macro
Rank 553 552 556
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 27 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.033% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.087% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 25
Average daily rate
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£416 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19995 19448 20620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.14% 38.15% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12817 12034 12307
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 572 790
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.83 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.53 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 23 July 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 18 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 23 July 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 0 26 £420 -4.00% 5
London +9 15 £420 +3.38% 1
South East +5 11 £419 - 1
City of London +27 3 £475 +8.57%
Scotland -16 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -22 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Leeds - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2

SAS Macro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 55 (100.00%) SAS
2 51 (92.73%) Base SAS
3 29 (52.73%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (40.00%) Finance
5 17 (30.91%) SQL
6 16 (29.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 12 (21.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 11 (20.00%) UNIX
9 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.73%) Marketing
10 7 (12.73%) Data Management
11 6 (10.91%) Banking
11 6 (10.91%) Linux
11 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (10.91%) Customer Insight
12 5 (9.09%) SAP
12 5 (9.09%) ETL
12 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.27%) Retail
13 4 (7.27%) SAS Certification
13 4 (7.27%) SAP BI
13 4 (7.27%) Java
13 4 (7.27%) Big Data
14 3 (5.45%) Analytics
14 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
14 3 (5.45%) HTML
14 3 (5.45%) VBA
14 3 (5.45%) Oracle
14 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
14 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 55 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (92.73%) Base SAS
2 16 (29.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (21.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.27%) Big Data
5 4 (7.27%) SAP BI
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.45%) DB2
7 2 (3.64%) OLAP
8 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) ProC
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
1 22 (40.00%) SAS Developer
2 16 (29.09%) SAS Programmer
2 16 (29.09%) Programmer
3 15 (27.27%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) SAS Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (1.82%) SAS Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.82%) MI Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) UNIX
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.73%) Data Management
3 6 (10.91%) Customer Insight
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.45%) Analytics
6 2 (3.64%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.64%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.82%) Propensity Modelling
7 1 (1.82%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (1.82%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.82%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) Data Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) Migration
7 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.27%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.45%) VBA
5 2 (3.64%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SAS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
3 1 (1.82%) Business Objects