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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 545 546 484
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -62
Contract jobs citing Sage 38 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.072% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £242 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £11.30 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +8 12 £305 -18.66% 17
South East +4 12 £375 - 7
West Midlands -8 5 £400 +66.66% 6
Yorkshire -15 4 £334 - 5
South West +4 2 £400 +14.28% 4
East Midlands +2 2 £375 +25.00% 12
North West -23 1 - - 19
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Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) CRM
3 14 (26.92%) SAP
4 11 (21.15%) ERP
5 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.31%) Oracle
7 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 8 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (15.38%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) CODA
8 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Sage 1000
8 5 (9.62%) Sage 200
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.69%) Sage ERP X3
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.69%) Marketing
9 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.69%) SAP CRM
9 4 (7.69%) Windows
9 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.69%) CODA-Financials
9 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (5.77%) ACCA
10 3 (5.77%) Project Management
10 3 (5.77%) ATM

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.62%) Sage 1000
2 5 (9.62%) Sage 200
3 4 (7.69%) Sage ERP X3
3 4 (7.69%) SAP CRM
3 4 (7.69%) CODA-Financials
4 3 (5.77%) Sage CRM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (3.85%) Agresso
6 1 (1.92%) Exchequer
6 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.92%) Maximo
6 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.92%) GoldMine
6 1 (1.92%) Line 50
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Sage Pay
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Boomi
3 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) ATM
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (3.85%) OLAP
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Sage Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) ERP Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Finance Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Finance Systems Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) MDX
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) EPoS
1 3 (5.77%) EMV
1 3 (5.77%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (5.77%) EFT
1 3 (5.77%) APACS
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.92%) EFTPOS
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.85%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) CRM
2 11 (21.15%) ERP
3 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.85%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.85%) System Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.85%) MVC
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ACCA
1 3 (5.77%) CIMA
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) CODA
3 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.77%) Ceridian
4 3 (5.77%) WorldPay
4 3 (5.77%) Elavon
4 3 (5.77%) Ingenico
4 3 (5.77%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 3 (5.77%) VocaLink
4 3 (5.77%) TSYS
4 3 (5.77%) VeriFone
5 2 (3.85%) RedPrairie
5 2 (3.85%) ProCurve
5 2 (3.85%) NetSuite
5 2 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (3.85%) Meru Networks
5 2 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.85%) Siebel
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