The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 564 561 598
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Contract jobs citing Sage 44 56 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.26% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 11
Median daily rate £358 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £31.25 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.25% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £19.15 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.85 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+63.26% +104.16%
Sage
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20768 21508 23505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 42.45% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12764 12815 14128
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 903 1156
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in England

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sage
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Sage Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Sage
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
London -10 14 £325 -18.75% 26
South East +21 9 £413 +37.50% 10
South West +13 6 £375 +15.38% 4
North West 0 4 £388 +3.33% 8
Yorkshire +16 3 £288 +35.29% 4
West Midlands -8 3 £325 - 8
North East -26 2 £275 -8.33% 8
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 England region with a requirement for Sage.

1 54 (51.43%) Finance
2 51 (48.57%) ERP
3 31 (29.52%) Advertising
4 24 (22.86%) Sage 200
5 18 (17.14%) SQL
5 18 (17.14%) Sage X3
6 17 (16.19%) CRM
7 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
8 15 (14.29%) Oracle
8 15 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 12 (11.43%) SAP
10 10 (9.52%) Adobe
10 10 (9.52%) SEO
11 9 (8.57%) Migration
11 9 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
11 9 (8.57%) HTML
11 9 (8.57%) Sage 1000
11 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.57%) WordPress
12 8 (7.62%) Marketing
12 8 (7.62%) NetSuite
12 8 (7.62%) C#
13 7 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (6.67%) PHP
13 7 (6.67%) CSS
13 7 (6.67%) ISEB
13 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (8.57%) WordPress
2 5 (4.76%) CMS
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.81%) IIS
3 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.81%) InDesign
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Sage 200
2 18 (17.14%) Sage X3
3 9 (8.57%) Sage 1000
4 7 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (3.81%) Sage 50
8 3 (2.86%) Line 500
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (2.86%) Sage CRM
9 2 (1.90%) Magento
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (1.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (1.90%) SAP CO
9 2 (1.90%) SAP FI
9 2 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.95%) Sage MMS
10 1 (0.95%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) SaaS
2 4 (3.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Intranet
1 4 (3.81%) Skype
2 3 (2.86%) Wireless
3 2 (1.90%) LAN
3 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) MS Access
5 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.95%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) QlikView
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Bower
1 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.76%) Grunt
1 5 (4.76%) gulp
1 5 (4.76%) Subversion
1 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 5 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 54 (51.43%) Finance
2 31 (29.52%) Advertising
3 15 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.62%) Marketing
5 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 21 (20.00%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Consultant
4 15 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) Sage Consultant
6 9 (8.57%) ERP Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.62%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Sage 500 Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Accountant
9 6 (5.71%) ERP Business Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) Systems Accountant
10 5 (4.76%) Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (3.81%) ERP Support
11 4 (3.81%) IT Support
11 4 (3.81%) Report Writer
11 4 (3.81%) Sage 200 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) HTML
2 7 (6.67%) CSS
3 6 (5.71%) XML
4 5 (4.76%) Ajax
4 5 (4.76%) jQuery
4 5 (4.76%) JSON
4 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.90%) SOAP
6 2 (1.90%) Web Services
7 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.95%) HTML5
7 1 (0.95%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.95%) Middleware
7 1 (0.95%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Blog
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) Social Media
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.95%) PMI
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Android
1 3 (2.86%) Windows
1 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
1 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) ERP
2 17 (16.19%) CRM
3 10 (9.52%) SEO
4 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
4 9 (8.57%) Migration
5 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.71%) Document Management
6 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.76%) Data Mapping
7 5 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.76%) ETL
8 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.86%) ITIL
9 3 (2.86%) MVC
9 3 (2.86%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.86%) Project Management
9 3 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) C#
3 7 (6.67%) PHP
4 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.90%) Delphi
6 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) ISEB
2 5 (4.76%) ACCA
2 5 (4.76%) CIMA
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) AAT
5 2 (1.90%) IIBA
6 1 (0.95%) APMP
6 1 (0.95%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.95%) MCP
6 1 (0.95%) MCSE
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.29%) Oracle
3 12 (11.43%) SAP
4 10 (9.52%) Adobe
5 8 (7.62%) NetSuite
6 5 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.76%) Workday
7 4 (3.81%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (3.81%) HEAT Software
8 3 (2.86%) Apple
8 3 (2.86%) arcserve
8 3 (2.86%) Epicor
8 3 (2.86%) Infor
8 3 (2.86%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.90%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.90%) IFS
9 2 (1.90%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.90%) Siebel
9 2 (1.90%) Sony
9 2 (1.90%) Zend
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