The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
Sage
Manchester

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

Vendors Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 53.33% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Average daily rate £450 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £10.01 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Sage
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Development Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP