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 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage 200
Rank 558 514 551
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +37
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 6 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.005% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.053% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate £400 £385 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +54.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £385 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £238
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +62.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £22.50
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4155 3770 5004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.36% 8.77% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2475 2049 2605
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 75 67
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £68.50 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
Sage 200
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage 200 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Sage 200 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England -20 4 £425 +10.38% 2
North West - 1 £300 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Sage 200
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) Epicor
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) B2C
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Sage 200
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Implementation Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) B2C
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Delphi
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Sage
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (16.67%) Epicor
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software