The first table below looks at the demand for Sage 200 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage 200 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage 200
Rank 551 538 564
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.024% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.044% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £163 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -62.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £213 £394
% change year-on-year
+70.18% -45.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £115.00
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4530 4012 4614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.18% 8.61% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2173 2387
Average daily rate £433 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 72 52
Average hourly rate £32.03 £18.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.82% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £44.99 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
Sage 200
UK

Sage 200
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sage 200 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sage 200
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage 200 across the England region.

Sage 200 Daily Rate Trend in England

Sage 200
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 across the England region.

Sage 200 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sage 200
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Yorkshire 0 1 £350 - 4
South East - 1 £375 - 2
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 2
London - - - - 5
Sage 200
UK

Sage 200
Top 14 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sage 200 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 200.

1 7 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Delphi
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Sage 200
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sage 200 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 200. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Delphi
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft