The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 30 July 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 East Midlands 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - 89 77
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.30% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £260
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -80.45%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
617 662 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.58% 45.69% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 333 273
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £125 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 46 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.04 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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England

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ADO
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Line 500
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Database Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Database Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ADO
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET