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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 576 570 547
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing Sage 49 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.096% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 28
Median daily rate £338 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £461 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -
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
21876 22796 21539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.43% 44.82% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 13686 12382
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 1021 950
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +6 22 £325 -7.14% 40
South East +2 13 £338 -3.57% 44
North West -11 3 £435 - 26
West Midlands -29 3 £400 -4.76% 19
East Midlands +5 2 £450 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire +2 2 £425 +28.78% 9
East of England - 2 £425 - 12
South West -5 1 £213 -22.01% 16
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UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 27 (31.40%) ERP
3 26 (30.23%) CRM
4 22 (25.58%) SQL
5 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
5 19 (22.09%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (19.77%) Oracle
7 16 (18.60%) Advertising
8 14 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (13.95%) MS Office
9 12 (13.95%) SAP
10 11 (12.79%) Windows
10 11 (12.79%) Degree
11 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.63%) Sage 200
12 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
12 9 (10.47%) Sage X3
12 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
12 9 (10.47%) Migration
12 9 (10.47%) Project Management
12 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
13 8 (9.30%) Siebel
13 8 (9.30%) Sage CRM
14 7 (8.14%) .NET
14 7 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (8.14%) Workflow
14 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
14 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing

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 6 (6.98%) Confluence
1 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) WordPress
3 4 (4.65%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.16%) Drupal
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Office
2 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.65%) MS Project
4 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.16%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (11.63%) Sage 200
3 9 (10.47%) Sage X3
4 8 (9.30%) Sage CRM
5 5 (5.81%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 4 (4.65%) Sage 50
7 3 (3.49%) Sage 1000
7 3 (3.49%) Sage 300 ERP
8 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (2.33%) Infor CRM
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (1.16%) BASE24
9 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (1.16%) Line 500
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.16%) Teamcenter
9 1 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (1.16%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (1.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) SaaS
2 4 (4.65%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) DHCP
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) 3G
3 1 (1.16%) ADSL
3 1 (1.16%) ATM
3 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.16%) NAS
3 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) MS Access
3 2 (2.33%) QlikView
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.16%) DataStage
4 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
1 6 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) Bower
3 2 (2.33%) Grunt
3 2 (2.33%) gulp
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Advertising
3 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.33%) Front Office
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Administrator
3 13 (15.12%) Consultant
3 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.95%) Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Sage Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Cloud Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) DBA
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) ERP Manager
8 4 (4.65%) ERP Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.49%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Sage 200 Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Sage 500 Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) SOAP
2 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) jQuery
3 5 (5.81%) ODBC
4 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.49%) Ajax
5 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) XML
6 2 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.16%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.16%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.16%) COM
7 1 (1.16%) HTML5
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.16%) LAMP
7 1 (1.16%) Middleware
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.16%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Replication
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Blog
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) APACS
5 1 (1.16%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) EFT
5 1 (1.16%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.16%) EMV
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) Handset
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) ERP
2 26 (30.23%) CRM
3 9 (10.47%) Migration
3 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
3 9 (10.47%) Project Management
4 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (8.14%) Workflow
5 6 (6.98%) Refactoring
6 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.33%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.33%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (2.33%) ETL
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL
9 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.81%) PHP
4 3 (3.49%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) ISEB
4 4 (4.65%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.16%) MCSA
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) DBAmp
2 4 (4.65%) WSUS
3 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
1 19 (22.09%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle
3 12 (13.95%) SAP
4 8 (9.30%) Siebel
5 6 (6.98%) CommVault
5 6 (6.98%) IDERA
5 6 (6.98%) RedGate
6 5 (5.81%) NetSuite
7 4 (4.65%) Lotus
7 4 (4.65%) Northgate
8 3 (3.49%) Adobe
8 3 (3.49%) Avaya
8 3 (3.49%) Cisco
8 3 (3.49%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (3.49%) VMware
9 2 (2.33%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) Infor
9 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.33%) Siemens
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