The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAS Macro skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAS Macro
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 164 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.027% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £538 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £441 £493
% change year-on-year -3.62% -10.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAS Macro is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1082 1289 1210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.70% 34.36% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 858 780
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.85% -19.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £18.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £56.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SAS Macro
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SAS Macro as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Macro in the North West

SAS Macro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS Macro in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Macro in the North West

SAS Macro
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Macro in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Macro in the North West

SAS Macro
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
SAS Macro
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the North West region with a requirement for SAS Macro.

1 3 (100.00%) ProC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Swim Lanes
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

SAS Macro
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) ProC
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Swim Lanes
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle