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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 550 529 517
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Sage 24 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.065% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £251 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.30% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £142 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-70.00% -
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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
22879 21827 22470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.12% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 12724 11919
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1098 1293
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
London +9 11 £475 +93.87% 11
South East -16 4 £241 +3.76% 16
Yorkshire -13 3 £325 +261.11% 7
North West -7 2 - - 8
West Midlands -13 2 £263 -33.33% 8
East Midlands 0 1 £350 -30.00% 4
East of England -10 1 £365 +53.68% 4
South West - - - - 8
North East - - - - 1
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UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (40.00%) CRM
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Marketing
4 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
5 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
5 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.73%) Analytics
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.73%) Windows
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (10.91%) VPN
7 6 (10.91%) MS Office
7 6 (10.91%) Zoho
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.91%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (10.91%) Email Marketing
8 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco
8 5 (9.09%) ERP
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle
8 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
8 5 (9.09%) Siemens
9 4 (7.27%) Intranet

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.45%) Sage 1000
2 3 (5.45%) Sage 200
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.64%) Agresso
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.64%) Sage 300 ERP
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.82%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) VPN
2 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 4 (7.27%) 3G
2 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) Broadband
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Toad
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) CRM Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Systems Developer
5 6 (10.91%) CRM Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Sage Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.64%) Migration Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) MDX
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
3 1 (1.82%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.82%) Underscore.js
3 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.82%) JSF
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) JSP
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) CRM
2 7 (12.73%) Analytics
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.91%) Email Marketing
4 5 (9.09%) ERP
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.45%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) User Stories
7 2 (3.64%) BPMN
8 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.82%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
2 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) VB6
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.91%) Zoho
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Siemens
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Avaya
6 2 (3.64%) Sun
6 2 (3.64%) CODA
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Mitel
7 1 (1.82%) Draytek
7 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec
7 1 (1.82%) Sophos
7 1 (1.82%) Fidessa
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