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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
South East / Berkshire
Rank 105 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £494 £281 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
994 1202 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.24% 49.49% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 577 606
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +58.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Slough - 1 £500 - 1
Windsor - 1 £488 -
Sage
South East

Sage
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (100.00%) NetSuite
1 4 (100.00%) Infor
1 4 (100.00%) Workday
2 3 (75.00%) AAT
2 3 (75.00%) CIMA
2 3 (75.00%) ACCA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) IIBA

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) ERP Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) ERP Business Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) AAT
1 3 (75.00%) ACCA
1 3 (75.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) IIBA
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Infor
1 4 (100.00%) NetSuite
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Workday
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft