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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 562 567 549
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Sage 61 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 28
Median daily rate £338 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +54.54%
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
22357 22849 21863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.82% 44.28% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13907 13748 12357
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 999 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -2 22 £295 -15.71% 34
South East +11 18 £338 -28.94% 29
Yorkshire -9 6 £425 +6.25% 10
East of England +23 4 £363 -19.44% 6
North West +11 4 £423 - 23
West Midlands -31 3 £400 -4.76% 14
East Midlands -4 2 £450 +12.50% 10
South West -7 1 £213 -33.59% 15
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) ERP
3 26 (28.26%) CRM
4 23 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 18 (19.57%) Oracle
7 17 (18.48%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (18.48%) Advertising
8 16 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (15.22%) MS Office
10 13 (14.13%) SAP
11 12 (13.04%) Sage 200
12 11 (11.96%) Sage X3
12 11 (11.96%) Windows
12 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
12 11 (11.96%) Degree
13 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
15 8 (8.70%) Siebel
15 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
15 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
15 8 (8.70%) WordPress
15 8 (8.70%) Process Improvement
16 7 (7.61%) Sage CRM
16 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (7.61%) Migration
16 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (7.61%) Workflow

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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.70%) WordPress
2 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.43%) Confluence
4 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.17%) CMS
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.09%) Drupal
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Office
2 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.43%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.35%) MS Project
5 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (2.17%) InDesign
7 1 (1.09%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (13.04%) Sage 200
3 11 (11.96%) Sage X3
4 7 (7.61%) Sage CRM
5 5 (5.43%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 3 (3.26%) Sage 1000
6 3 (3.26%) Sage 300 ERP
6 3 (3.26%) Sage 50
7 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (1.09%) BASE24
8 1 (1.09%) Lawson
8 1 (1.09%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.09%) SAP FI
8 1 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
8 1 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (1.09%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) SaaS
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.26%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Intranet
1 3 (3.26%) Skype
1 3 (3.26%) Wireless
2 2 (2.17%) VoIP
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
2 2 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) 3G
3 1 (1.09%) ADSL
3 1 (1.09%) ATM
3 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) NAS
3 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) MS Access
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) QlikView
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.17%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.09%) DataStage
5 1 (1.09%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) JIRA
1 5 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Bower
3 3 (3.26%) Grunt
3 3 (3.26%) gulp
3 3 (3.26%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.26%) webpack
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Advertising
3 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Administrator
3 13 (14.13%) Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Consultant
5 11 (11.96%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Sage Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Cloud Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) DBA
8 5 (5.43%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.35%) ERP Manager
9 4 (4.35%) ERP Project Manager
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Sage 500 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
1 7 (7.61%) HTML
2 6 (6.52%) jQuery
2 6 (6.52%) SOAP
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 5 (5.43%) CSS
3 5 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (4.35%) Ajax
4 4 (4.35%) ODBC
4 4 (4.35%) XML
5 3 (3.26%) JSON
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.09%) CSS3
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.09%) LAMP
6 1 (1.09%) Laravel
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.43%) Replication
2 4 (4.35%) Blog
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Social Media
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) APACS
5 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) EFT
5 1 (1.09%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.09%) EMV
5 1 (1.09%) EPoS
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.26%) Android
5 3 (3.26%) Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Unix
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) ERP
2 26 (28.26%) CRM
3 8 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.61%) Migration
4 7 (7.61%) Project Management
4 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (7.61%) Workflow
5 6 (6.52%) SEO
6 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.43%) Refactoring
7 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL
8 3 (3.26%) MVC
9 2 (2.17%) Data Management
9 2 (2.17%) Document Management
9 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.61%) PHP
4 4 (4.35%) C#
5 3 (3.26%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) ISEB
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (1.09%) ACCA
6 1 (1.09%) CIMA
6 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) DBAmp
2 3 (3.26%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) Oracle
3 17 (18.48%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (14.13%) SAP
5 8 (8.70%) Siebel
6 6 (6.52%) Adobe
7 5 (5.43%) CommVault
7 5 (5.43%) IDERA
7 5 (5.43%) NetSuite
7 5 (5.43%) RedGate
8 4 (4.35%) Apple
8 4 (4.35%) Lotus
8 4 (4.35%) Northgate
8 4 (4.35%) VMware
9 3 (3.26%) FrontRange
9 3 (3.26%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (2.17%) arcserve
10 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.17%) Siemens
10 2 (2.17%) Sony
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