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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 546 535 466
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -69
Contract jobs citing Sage 26 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £234 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £460 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £11.30 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.30 £18.40
% change year-on-year
- -38.58%
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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
22109 21507 19301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.47% 45.48% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12853 12106 10598
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £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 952 996 1103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 March 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
South East -22 9 £425 - 14
London +4 7 £450 +99.55% 27
South West -3 3 £353 - 10
West Midlands -6 3 £425 +77.08% 9
Yorkshire -15 2 £334 - 10
East Midlands -9 1 £375 +25.00% 10
North West -14 1 - - 15
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 10
East of England - - - - 3
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Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (30.43%) CRM
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) SAP
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) ERP
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (10.87%) Sage 200
8 4 (8.70%) Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Sage 1000
8 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (8.70%) MS Office
8 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
8 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (6.52%) EPoS
9 3 (6.52%) EMV
9 3 (6.52%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (6.52%) EFT
9 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.52%) CODA
9 3 (6.52%) ATM
9 3 (6.52%) Windows

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (10.87%) Sage 200
2 4 (8.70%) Sage 1000
3 3 (6.52%) Sage CRM
3 3 (6.52%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (4.35%) Agresso
4 2 (4.35%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.17%) Maximo
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (2.17%) GoldMine
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.17%) Line 500
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.17%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) ATM
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) 3G
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) OLAP
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Sage Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Finance Systems Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Finance Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.17%) SAP Business Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) SAP Business One Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) MDX
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) EPoS
1 3 (6.52%) EMV
1 3 (6.52%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (6.52%) EFT
1 3 (6.52%) APACS
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) CRM
2 9 (19.57%) ERP
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) EAI
7 1 (2.17%) SOA
7 1 (2.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.17%) ACCA
1 1 (2.17%) CIMA
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.52%) CODA
5 3 (6.52%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 3 (6.52%) Ceridian
5 3 (6.52%) VocaLink
5 3 (6.52%) TSYS
5 3 (6.52%) VeriFone
6 2 (4.35%) Siemens
6 2 (4.35%) RedPrairie
6 2 (4.35%) NetSuite
6 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Mitel
6 2 (4.35%) Avaya
6 2 (4.35%) Siebel
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
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