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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Macro
Rank 571 549 557
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 28 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.046% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 26
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£425 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
20883 20310 21240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 38.71% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13258 12713 12735
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 412 562 780
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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 21 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 21 August 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 -9 24 £425 +4.61% 16
London +8 14 £425 -2.85% 5
South East +8 9 £425 - 1
City of London +24 3 £425 -2.85% 3
Yorkshire +3 1 £475 +5.55% 2
Edinburgh -17 1 £350 -6.66%
Scotland -19 1 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 2
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Manchester - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

SAS Macro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 51 (100.00%) SAS
2 46 (90.20%) Base SAS
3 25 (49.02%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (37.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) UNIX
6 14 (27.45%) Finance
7 10 (19.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 6 (11.76%) Linux
8 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 6 (11.76%) Customer Insight
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.80%) Marketing
10 4 (7.84%) SAP
10 4 (7.84%) SAS Certification
10 4 (7.84%) Banking
10 4 (7.84%) Data Management
10 4 (7.84%) Big Data
11 3 (5.88%) C#
11 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
11 3 (5.88%) .NET
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
11 3 (5.88%) ETL
11 3 (5.88%) SAP BI
11 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
11 3 (5.88%) Retail
11 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
12 2 (3.92%) Java
12 2 (3.92%) VBA

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 51 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (90.20%) Base SAS
2 19 (37.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (19.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.84%) Big Data
6 3 (5.88%) SAP BI
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.92%) DB2
7 2 (3.92%) OLAP
8 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) ProC
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
1 17 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 15 (29.41%) SAS Programmer
2 15 (29.41%) Programmer
3 13 (25.49%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) SAS Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Architect
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.76%) Customer Insight
3 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Data Management
5 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 3 (5.88%) ETL
6 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Analytics
6 2 (3.92%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.96%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (1.96%) Data Analytics
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Migration
7 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) VBA
5 1 (1.96%) R
5 1 (1.96%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) SAS Certification
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) SAP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
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Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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