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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Macro
Rank 576 586 563
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 52 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.14% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 7
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£475 £416 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
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
21504 20227 19528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.77% 36.96% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14438 12937 12079
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 414 560
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 30 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 3 August 2015. 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 +10 46 £475 +13.09% 17
London -7 23 £415 -1.19% 10
Croydon - 13 £450 -
Yorkshire - 7 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £438 -
Scotland +1 5 £450 +28.57% 3
Leeds - 5 £475 -
Edinburgh 0 4 £350 - 3
East Midlands - 4 £513 -
North East - 3 £500 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £500 -
Swindon - 2 £488 -
Wiltshire - 2 £488 -
South West - 2 £488 -
West Midlands - 2 £521 -
City of London -15 1 £350 -22.22% 2
South East -29 1 £500 +19.40% 3
Stirling - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £450 - 1
Northampton - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £493 -
Midlands - 1 £513 -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -

SAS Macro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 67 (100.00%) SAS
2 57 (85.07%) Base SAS
3 47 (70.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 44 (65.67%) ETL
5 29 (43.28%) Finance
6 24 (35.82%) UNIX
7 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
8 21 (31.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 21 (31.34%) Windows
9 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
9 20 (29.85%) ETL Development
10 19 (28.36%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (28.36%) Unit Testing
10 19 (28.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (26.87%) Greenplum
12 16 (23.88%) SQL
13 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
15 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
15 8 (11.94%) OLAP
15 8 (11.94%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (11.94%) Credit Risk
16 7 (10.45%) Analytics
16 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (8.96%) Linux
17 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
18 5 (7.46%) Marketing

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 67 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SPSS
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (85.07%) Base SAS
2 47 (70.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 21 (31.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
5 8 (11.94%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (11.94%) OLAP
6 4 (5.97%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.99%) IBM PureData
7 2 (2.99%) Big Data
8 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.49%) KNIME
8 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.49%) DB2
8 1 (1.49%) SQLBase
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.99%) ERwin
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.49%) ProC
2 1 (1.49%) Maven
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Marketing
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.99%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 38 (56.72%) SAS Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Analyst
4 13 (19.40%) ETL Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Programmer
6 8 (11.94%) SAS Programmer
6 8 (11.94%) SAS ETL Developer
6 8 (11.94%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Data Programmer
8 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Credit Risk
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.99%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Economics
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) UNIX
2 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) ETL
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) ETL Development
3 19 (28.36%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (28.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (28.36%) Unit Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.45%) Analytics
6 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.97%) Data Management
7 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.48%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (4.48%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Customer Analytics
8 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (2.99%) Customer Insight
9 2 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) VBA
4 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Basel II
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
1 1 (1.49%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.49%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Greenplum
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) i2
5 2 (2.99%) Netezza
6 1 (1.49%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.49%) Teradata
6 1 (1.49%) Cognos
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago