The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 633 593
Rank change year-on-year +36 -40  
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 17 16 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.030% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.086% 0.077% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 29
Median daily rate £435 £432 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -9.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £412 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £489 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £441 £500
% change year-on-year -3.62% -11.80%  
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19717 20891 21377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.85% 38.90% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26337 28906 27296
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 904 929
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.54 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

SAS Macro
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAS Macro as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Macro in the UK

SAS Macro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Macro in the UK

SAS Macro
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Macro in the UK

SAS Macro
Top 8 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 29 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
England +28 16 £435 +0.69%
UK excluding London +66 10 £425 -3.62%
London +4 7 £461 +9.82%
North of England +61 4 - -
Midlands +11 3 £425 -0.81%
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for SAS Macro.

1 28 (100.00%) SAS
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 20 (71.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 18 (64.29%) Base SAS
5 17 (60.71%) Finance
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (42.86%) ProC
7 12 (42.86%) ETL
7 12 (42.86%) PROC SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Data Integration
9 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (28.57%) Unix
10 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
10 8 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (28.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 7 (25.00%) Data Quality
12 6 (21.43%) Validation
12 6 (21.43%) AWK
12 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (21.43%) Scrum
12 6 (21.43%) Star Schema
12 6 (21.43%) Windows
12 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 6 (21.43%) VBScript
12 6 (21.43%) XML
12 6 (21.43%) sed
12 6 (21.43%) REST
12 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared

SAS Macro
Co-occurring 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 28 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 18 (64.29%) Base SAS
3 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (28.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (21.43%) Star Schema
5 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
5 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.14%) Data Mart
8 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (3.57%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) ProC
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) SAS Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) SAS Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Data Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior SAS Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ETL Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) SAS Architect
8 1 (3.57%) SAS Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) REST
1 6 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ETL
2 11 (39.29%) Data Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Optimisation
5 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) Analytics
6 5 (17.86%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (17.86%) Cluster Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (17.86%) Statistics
7 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Swim Lanes
7 3 (10.71%) Visual Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Data Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Marketing Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) PROC SQL
3 6 (21.43%) AWK
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) sed
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Greenplum
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle