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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
UK / England
Rank 526 544 562
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Contract jobs citing Sage 42 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.23% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18774 19708 20813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.20% 43.03% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11666 11753 12409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 662 805 918
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -1 15 £350 -12.50% 10
South East +11 7 £363 +22.05% 15
Yorkshire +20 6 £338 +17.39% 10
West Midlands +1 6 £350 - 8
East Midlands - 6 £300 - 4
South West +4 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 46 (47.92%) ERP
3 33 (34.38%) Advertising
4 24 (25.00%) Sage 200
5 18 (18.75%) Sage X3
6 16 (16.67%) SQL
7 14 (14.58%) CRM
8 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
8 13 (13.54%) Manufacturing
9 12 (12.50%) SAP
9 12 (12.50%) Oracle
10 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
11 10 (10.42%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.38%) C#
12 9 (9.38%) Migration
13 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.33%) NetSuite
13 8 (8.33%) Sage 50
13 8 (8.33%) Sage 1000
14 7 (7.29%) Sage CRM
14 7 (7.29%) .NET
15 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (6.25%) ACCA
15 6 (6.25%) CIMA
15 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
15 6 (6.25%) ISEB
15 6 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
15 6 (6.25%) Dynamics AX

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 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.17%) WordPress
2 3 (3.13%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.08%) InDesign
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 18 (18.75%) Sage X3
3 8 (8.33%) Sage 1000
3 8 (8.33%) Sage 50
4 7 (7.29%) Sage CRM
5 6 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (2.08%) Line 500
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.04%) Line 50
7 1 (1.04%) Magento
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.04%) Sage MMS
7 1 (1.04%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.04%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Intranet
1 2 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (1.04%) ATM
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) WAN
2 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) MS Access
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Power BI
6 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.04%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Bower
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.08%) Grunt
1 2 (2.08%) gulp
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
1 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.08%) webpack
2 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 33 (34.38%) Advertising
3 13 (13.54%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Back Office
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Analyst
2 21 (21.88%) Consultant
3 20 (20.83%) Sage Consultant
4 18 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Developer
5 11 (11.46%) ERP Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) ERP Business Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Accountant
7 7 (7.29%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Sage 200 Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Sage 500 Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Accountant
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Sage CRM Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.17%) XML
4 3 (3.13%) CSS
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) Ajax
5 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.08%) jQuery
5 2 (2.08%) JSON
5 2 (2.08%) RESTful
5 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.04%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) Kendo UI
6 1 (1.04%) Middleware
6 1 (1.04%) ODBC
6 1 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (1.04%) SOAP
6 1 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Blog
1 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (1.04%) APACS
3 1 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.04%) EFT
3 1 (1.04%) EFTPOS
3 1 (1.04%) EMV
3 1 (1.04%) EPoS
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) PMI
3 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.04%) User Experience
3 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) Android
1 1 (1.04%) Linux
1 1 (1.04%) Windows
1 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) ERP
2 14 (14.58%) CRM
3 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.38%) Migration
5 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.21%) Document Management
7 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.17%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.17%) ETL
8 4 (4.17%) Project Management
8 4 (4.17%) SEO
9 3 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.13%) ITIL
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.08%) Data Flow Diagram
10 2 (2.08%) SDLC
10 2 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) PHP
3 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.08%) Delphi
4 2 (2.08%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) ACCA
1 6 (6.25%) CIMA
1 6 (6.25%) ISEB
2 4 (4.17%) AAT
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) IIBA
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) APMP
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Oracle
1 12 (12.50%) SAP
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) NetSuite
4 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.21%) Adobe
6 4 (4.17%) Infor
6 4 (4.17%) Workday
7 3 (3.13%) Epicor
7 3 (3.13%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.08%) HEAT Software
8 2 (2.08%) IFS
8 2 (2.08%) Zuora
9 1 (1.04%) Cubic Transportation
9 1 (1.04%) FIS
9 1 (1.04%) Hypercom
9 1 (1.04%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.04%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (1.04%) Thales
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