The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.078% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £444 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.94%
Sage
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1144 1220 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.96% 47.66% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 455 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hungerford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Sage
South East

Sage
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sage 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 Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sage 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 Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft