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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
UK / England
Rank 537 561 572
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Contract jobs citing Sage 43 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.079% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.18% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18598 20317 21389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.22% 43.14% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11697 12336 12481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 794 885
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 +24 20 £350 -5.08% 22
South East +17 6 £463 +48.71% 16
Yorkshire +19 5 £325 +8.33% 10
West Midlands +9 5 £350 - 11
East Midlands - 5 £300 - 11
North West +23 1 £450 +9.09% 14
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 42 (47.73%) Finance
2 40 (45.45%) ERP
3 32 (36.36%) Advertising
4 22 (25.00%) Sage 200
5 15 (17.05%) Sage X3
6 13 (14.77%) SQL
7 11 (12.50%) Oracle
7 11 (12.50%) SAP
7 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 10 (11.36%) NetSuite
8 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
8 10 (11.36%) CRM
8 10 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (9.09%) Migration
10 8 (9.09%) Project Management
11 7 (7.95%) C#
11 7 (7.95%) Sage CRM
11 7 (7.95%) Sage 50
12 6 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (6.82%) .NET
12 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.82%) ACCA
12 6 (6.82%) CIMA
12 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
13 5 (5.68%) ISEB

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 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 15 (17.05%) Sage X3
3 10 (11.36%) NetSuite
4 8 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (7.95%) Sage 50
5 7 (7.95%) Sage CRM
6 6 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (5.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (5.68%) Sage 1000
8 2 (2.27%) SAP Business One
9 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (1.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (1.14%) Lawson
9 1 (1.14%) Line 50
9 1 (1.14%) Line 500
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.14%) Sage MMS
9 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.27%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) ATM
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) Power BI
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Bower
1 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.27%) Grunt
1 2 (2.27%) gulp
1 2 (2.27%) Subversion
1 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.27%) webpack
2 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (47.73%) Finance
2 32 (36.36%) Advertising
3 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.41%) Billing
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Consultant
3 18 (20.45%) Sage Consultant
4 17 (19.32%) Business Analyst
5 16 (18.18%) Developer
6 13 (14.77%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) ERP Business Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) CRM Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Finance Business Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Sage 200 Consultant
10 5 (5.68%) Accountant
10 5 (5.68%) Architect
10 5 (5.68%) Sage CRM Consultant
11 4 (4.55%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.55%) Sage 500 Consultant
11 4 (4.55%) Software Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Systems Accountant
12 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) JSON
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) Ajax
3 2 (2.27%) CSS
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) jQuery
3 2 (2.27%) RESTful
3 2 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.14%) Mason
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.14%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (1.14%) APACS
3 1 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.14%) EFT
3 1 (1.14%) EFTPOS
3 1 (1.14%) EMV
3 1 (1.14%) EPoS
3 1 (1.14%) PMI
3 1 (1.14%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
1 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) ERP
2 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 10 (11.36%) CRM
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
4 8 (9.09%) Project Management
5 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.68%) Document Management
7 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.41%) Data Architecture
8 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
8 3 (3.41%) DevOps
8 3 (3.41%) SDLC
8 3 (3.41%) Workflow
9 2 (2.27%) Microservices
9 2 (2.27%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) C#
3 3 (3.41%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.27%) Delphi
4 2 (2.27%) PHP
4 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) ACCA
1 6 (6.82%) CIMA
2 5 (5.68%) AAT
2 5 (5.68%) ISEB
3 4 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.41%) IIBA
4 3 (3.41%) PMP
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) APMP
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCSD
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle
1 11 (12.50%) SAP
2 10 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Epicor
4 4 (4.55%) Infor
4 4 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 4 (4.55%) Workday
4 4 (4.55%) Zuora
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) CODA
6 1 (1.14%) Elavon
6 1 (1.14%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.14%) JDA
6 1 (1.14%) Magma
6 1 (1.14%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.14%) Sun
6 1 (1.14%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.14%) WorldPay
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