The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 125 151 140
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing Sage 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.032% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.067% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £363 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £450 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +54.54%
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1259 1492 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.05% 47.70% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 871 731
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 £363 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £575 +27.77% 1
Suffolk - 1 £275 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sage.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Toshiba
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) CODA
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) DataStage
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Line 500
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 1000
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 50
1 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) CODA
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Toshiba
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware