The table below looks at the statistics for SAS Macro skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Macro
Rank 631 582 601
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +19
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 16 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.091% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 21
Median daily rate £432 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £496 £419
% change year-on-year
-11.13% +18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20881 21393 20273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.92% 38.12% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14315 14309 13178
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 435 434
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £51.30 £54.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SAS Macro
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAS Macro as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Macro within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 16 £432 -9.05% 2
London -2 8 £420 +10.52% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £429 -17.79%
Birmingham -4 3 £425 -22.72%
City of London +55 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton +2 2 £432 -12.28%
Croydon -22 2 £420 -6.66%
Yorkshire +3 1 £450 +2.85%
Leeds -5 1 £450 -5.26%
West Yorkshire -12 1 £450 +2.85%
Manchester - 1 £538 - 1
North West - 1 £538 - 1

SAS Macro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Macro also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAS Macro.

1 40 (100.00%) SAS
2 19 (47.50%) Base SAS
3 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) i2
6 11 (27.50%) GIS
6 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) ETL
8 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
9 8 (20.00%) Analytics
9 8 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
10 7 (17.50%) Data Transformation
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Credit Risk
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle
11 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.50%) SDLC
12 5 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (12.50%) Windows
12 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (10.00%) Data Management
13 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 4 (10.00%) Change Control
13 4 (10.00%) Time Management
13 4 (10.00%) Banking
13 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 4 (10.00%) SQL Server

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) Base SAS
2 11 (27.50%) GIS
3 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
4 8 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.50%) Big Data
7 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) ProC
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) SAS Developer
3 10 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) ETL Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Programmer
6 4 (10.00%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (7.50%) Excel Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) SAS Data Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) SAS Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Analytics Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Customer Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ETL
2 8 (20.00%) Analytics
3 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Data Transformation
4 5 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (10.00%) Data Management
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.00%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) CDISC
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) GCP
3 1 (2.50%) Basel III
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) i2
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft