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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 549 509 462
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -47
Contract jobs citing Sage 14 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 25
Average daily rate
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£305 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £240 £350
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
- -18.47%
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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
21232 20301 19024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.98% 45.61% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 11634 10217
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 938 931 1232
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
West Midlands -2 3 £275 +14.58% 6
London -5 3 £450 +80.00% 15
South East -26 3 - - 7
North West -2 2 - - 7
Yorkshire -9 2 £313 +108.33% 12
South West -18 1 £305 -30.28% 1
East of England - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 6
North East - - - - 5
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UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (34.09%) CRM
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.18%) Marketing
4 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
6 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.09%) .NET
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (9.09%) MS Office
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (6.82%) VocaLink
9 3 (6.82%) TSYS
9 3 (6.82%) VeriFone
9 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.82%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 3 (6.82%) Sage 1000
9 3 (6.82%) Data Mapping

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) Sage 1000
3 2 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.55%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Business One
4 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.27%) Exchequer
4 1 (2.27%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (2.27%) Agresso
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) VPN
1 3 (6.82%) ATM
2 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.55%) 3G
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) MS Access
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) OLAP
3 2 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) CRM Developer
3 6 (13.64%) CRM Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Sage Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) MDX
4 1 (2.27%) Underscore.js
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) JSP
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) EPoS
1 3 (6.82%) EMV
1 3 (6.82%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (6.82%) EFT
1 3 (6.82%) APACS
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) CRM
2 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.91%) Analytics
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Data Mapping
6 3 (6.82%) ERP
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) BPMN
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) VocaLink
4 3 (6.82%) TSYS
4 3 (6.82%) VeriFone
4 3 (6.82%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 3 (6.82%) Siemens
4 3 (6.82%) CODA
5 2 (4.55%) Mitel
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Avaya
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Google
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