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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Macro
Rank 583 555 580
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 29 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.059% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 14
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£350 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £328 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -7.40%
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
21245 20525 21295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 38.90% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 13000 12607
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 420 560 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 20 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 September 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 -8 24 £333 -25.07% 15
London +9 9 £423 -6.11% 8
South East - 3 £210 - 1
City of London +21 2 £450 -2.70% 5
Edinburgh -3 2 £400 +6.66% 2
North West -4 2 £300 -33.33% 2
Scotland -14 2 £400 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire 0 1 £475 +5.55% 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 3
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

SAS Macro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (100.00%) SAS
2 53 (86.89%) Base SAS
3 29 (47.54%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (32.79%) SQL
5 18 (29.51%) Finance
5 18 (29.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (24.59%) Banking
8 14 (22.95%) UNIX
9 12 (19.67%) ETL
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
11 10 (16.39%) Data Integration
11 10 (16.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 8 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (13.11%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (13.11%) Ab Initio
12 8 (13.11%) Cognos
12 8 (13.11%) Informatica
12 8 (13.11%) OLAP
13 6 (9.84%) Linux
13 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
13 6 (9.84%) Retail
13 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.84%) Customer Insight
14 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk
14 5 (8.20%) Marketing
14 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
15 4 (6.56%) SAS Certification
15 4 (6.56%) SAP

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (86.89%) Base SAS
2 18 (29.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (13.11%) OLAP
7 4 (6.56%) Big Data
8 3 (4.92%) SAP BI
9 2 (3.28%) DB2
10 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) ProC
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 15 (24.59%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Marketing
5 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
1 27 (44.26%) SAS Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Programmer
3 12 (19.67%) SAS Programmer
4 10 (16.39%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) SAS Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Programmer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Insight Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Data Integration
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) UNIX
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (19.67%) ETL
3 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (13.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (9.84%) Customer Insight
6 4 (6.56%) Data Management
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.28%) Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.28%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.64%) Release Management
9 1 (1.64%) Customer Analytics
9 1 (1.64%) Data Analytics
9 1 (1.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.92%) VBA
3 3 (4.92%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) R
5 1 (1.64%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) SAS Certification
2 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Ab Initio
1 8 (13.11%) Cognos
1 8 (13.11%) Informatica
2 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Teradata
4 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
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