The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
225 353 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.45% 40.07% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 195 173
Median daily rate £375 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
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 Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sage
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB