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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - 114 123
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.28% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.57% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £17.00 £11.30
% change year-on-year
-30.88% +50.44%
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
1206 1223 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.73% 49.45% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 607 558
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 41 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware