The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 202 202 211
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.30 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.28% -30.00%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2758 2795 3305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 44.53% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 1972 2224
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 75 95
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.52 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sage
London

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
1 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago