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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 536 521 460
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -61
Contract jobs citing Sage 50 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.087% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +1.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.44% -19.28%
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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
22641 21630 19465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.18% 45.06% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13367 12551 10705
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1007 1106
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +20 17 £350 -6.66% 17
South East -7 13 £375 +36.36% 15
West Midlands -3 8 £420 - 6
East Midlands -13 5 £388 +29.16% 5
Yorkshire -17 4 £338 - 6
South West +9 1 £200 -42.85% 2
North West -31 1 - - 16
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Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) CRM
3 17 (25.76%) ERP
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 14 (21.21%) SAP
4 14 (21.21%) Migration
5 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
9 9 (13.64%) Oracle
10 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.61%) Sage CRM
12 6 (9.09%) Sage 200
12 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.09%) ETL
13 5 (7.58%) CODA
13 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (7.58%) Windows
13 5 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (7.58%) Sage 1000
13 5 (7.58%) Advertising
13 5 (7.58%) Sage ERP X3
14 4 (6.06%) WorldPay
14 4 (6.06%) Sage Pay
14 4 (6.06%) Elavon
14 4 (6.06%) Ingenico
14 4 (6.06%) Data Transformation

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Lync
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (10.61%) Sage CRM
3 6 (9.09%) Sage 200
4 5 (7.58%) Sage ERP X3
4 5 (7.58%) Sage 1000
5 4 (6.06%) CODA-Financials
5 4 (6.06%) SAP CRM
5 4 (6.06%) Line 500
6 3 (4.55%) Agresso
7 2 (3.03%) Line 50
7 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.52%) Infor CRM
8 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (1.52%) GoldMine
8 1 (1.52%) Maximo
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (1.52%) Magento
8 1 (1.52%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Sage Pay
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.52%) Boomi
3 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) ATM
2 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) QlikView
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
1 1 (1.52%) Maven
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Advertising
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Billing
5 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Consultant
2 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
2 10 (15.15%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Sage Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.03%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Finance Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Data Migration Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) ERP Manager
8 2 (3.03%) IT Support
8 2 (3.03%) Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) CSS
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.52%) MDX
2 1 (1.52%) WCF
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) EPoS
1 4 (6.06%) EMV
1 4 (6.06%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (6.06%) EFT
1 4 (6.06%) APACS
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) FMCG
2 2 (3.03%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.03%) DTV
2 2 (3.03%) EFTPOS
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.03%) Windows CE
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) CRM
2 17 (25.76%) ERP
3 14 (21.21%) Migration
4 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
6 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) ETL
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
8 4 (6.06%) Data Transformation
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.03%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (3.03%) MVC
10 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ACCA
1 3 (4.55%) CIMA
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) SAP
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) CODA
4 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.06%) VocaLink
5 4 (6.06%) TSYS
5 4 (6.06%) VeriFone
5 4 (6.06%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 4 (6.06%) WorldPay
5 4 (6.06%) Elavon
5 4 (6.06%) Ingenico
6 3 (4.55%) Ceridian
6 3 (4.55%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.03%) Siebel
7 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 2 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
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