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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 548 506 536
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +30
Contract jobs citing Sage 30 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 8
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£350 £351 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.45 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £34.75 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -2.70%
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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
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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
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 28 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
London -6 11 £475 +46.15% 12
South East -6 8 £350 -21.12% 10
West Midlands -4 3 £325 -48.00% 1
North West -12 2 - - 9
East of England -29 2 £320 -11.72% 4
Yorkshire +3 1 £350 +197.87% 14
East Midlands +1 1 £375 - 7
South West -32 1 - - 4
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 3
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Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) Finance
3 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
5 16 (21.62%) CRM
6 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
6 15 (20.27%) Migration
7 14 (18.92%) ERP
8 13 (17.57%) Oracle
9 11 (14.86%) VBA
9 11 (14.86%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (13.51%) Marketing
10 10 (13.51%) Windows
11 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (10.81%) Data Mapping
12 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
13 7 (9.46%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (9.46%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
13 7 (9.46%) MS Office
13 7 (9.46%) Oracle 11i
13 7 (9.46%) MS Access
13 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
13 7 (9.46%) Toad
13 7 (9.46%) Email Marketing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.86%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (9.46%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle General Ledger
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (5.41%) Line 500
4 3 (4.05%) Sage 200
4 3 (4.05%) ResourceLink
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.70%) Sage 1000
5 2 (2.70%) Agresso
6 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (1.35%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) VPN
2 5 (6.76%) WAN
3 4 (5.41%) Intranet
3 4 (5.41%) 3G
3 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) Broadband
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.46%) MS Access
4 5 (6.76%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Toad
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) General Ledger
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) CRM Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.81%) Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Sage Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Database Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.05%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Excel Developer
8 3 (4.05%) ERP Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) ADO
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) JSP
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) JSF
4 1 (1.35%) WCF
4 1 (1.35%) Mason
4 1 (1.35%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Data Extraction
2 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) iPhone
3 1 (1.35%) iPad
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) CRM
2 15 (20.27%) Migration
3 14 (18.92%) ERP
4 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Data Mapping
6 7 (9.46%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (9.46%) Email Marketing
7 6 (8.11%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.76%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) Change Management
10 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.05%) Analytics
10 3 (4.05%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.70%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) VBA
3 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) VB6
6 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) MCSE
1 2 (2.70%) ISEB
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Zoho
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.41%) Siemens
6 3 (4.05%) Northgate
6 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.70%) Sun
7 2 (2.70%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.70%) CODA
8 1 (1.35%) Draytek
8 1 (1.35%) Tableau
8 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Sophos
8 1 (1.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.35%) Dell
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago