Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 867 820
Rank change year-on-year +21 -47 +11
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 41 24 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.023% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.057% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 44
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £334 £356
90th Percentile £665 £488 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +3.03% -13.16% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAS Macro is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43210 42451 43594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 40.33% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30200 29151 29477
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £283 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 886 1045
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.44 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +19.05%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Macro over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 40 £475 +8.57% 1
London -10 21 £488 +8.33%
UK excluding London +47 20 £425 +3.03% 1
South West - 8 £425 -
North of England +64 5 £395 +5.33%
South East +8 5 £475 +52.00%
Yorkshire +22 3 £395 +5.33%
North West - 2 - -
Scotland -1 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 41 (100.00%) SAS
2 37 (90.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 34 (82.93%) SQL
4 21 (51.22%) ETL
5 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (46.34%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (46.34%) Base SAS
7 17 (41.46%) Finance
8 16 (39.02%) Data Integration
9 15 (36.59%) Data Analysis
10 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (34.15%) Greenplum
10 14 (34.15%) Validation
10 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (34.15%) Scrum
10 14 (34.15%) AWK
10 14 (34.15%) Star Schema
10 14 (34.15%) Windows
10 14 (34.15%) Linux
10 14 (34.15%) VBScript
10 14 (34.15%) XML
10 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
10 14 (34.15%) REST
10 14 (34.15%) Data Quality
10 14 (34.15%) sed
10 14 (34.15%) SQL Optimisation
11 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
11 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
12 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
12 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management

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 41 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.76%) SPSS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (90.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 19 (46.34%) Base SAS
2 19 (46.34%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (34.15%) Star Schema
4 6 (14.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (12.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (12.20%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.76%) SAS EBI
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.88%) DataStage
8 2 (4.88%) OLAP
8 2 (4.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) ProC
2 5 (12.20%) ERwin
2 5 (12.20%) Toad
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Data Engineer
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
1 14 (34.15%) SAS Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) SAS Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.32%) SAS Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modeller
5 2 (4.88%) Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Business Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) REST
1 14 (34.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Market Risk
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ETL
2 16 (39.02%) Data Integration
3 15 (36.59%) Data Analysis
4 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Optimisation
4 14 (34.15%) Validation
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (24.39%) Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Inmon Methodology
7 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (12.20%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) AWK
2 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 14 (34.15%) sed
2 14 (34.15%) VBScript
3 8 (19.51%) PROC SQL
4 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) R
5 2 (4.88%) Scala
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) IFRS
2 1 (2.44%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Greenplum
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Tableau
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
4 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Netezza