The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 140 189 204
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +15
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.020% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.045% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £525 - £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Sage
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1203 2224 2542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.01% 43.84% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1637 1767
Average daily rate £433 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 41 58
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.85 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Sage CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Handset
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Siemens
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) CRM Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) CRM Implementation Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Implementation Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Sage Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Sage CRM Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (22.22%) Siemens
2 1 (11.11%) SAP