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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 562 564 590
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs citing Sage 62 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £19.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+22.05% +25.92%
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
22151 22748 23930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.73% 43.21% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 13689 13802
Median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 979 1132
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Sage Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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
South East +24 18 £400 - 4
London +11 17 £330 +1.53% 16
Yorkshire +14 8 £269 -32.81% 9
North West +13 7 £393 +4.66% 8
South West +20 6 £381 -15.27% 7
East of England +7 3 £375 -16.66% 5
West Midlands -30 2 £319 -19.81% 3
North East -18 1 £275 -8.33% 3
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 50 (45.05%) Finance
2 40 (36.04%) ERP
3 27 (24.32%) Oracle
4 26 (23.42%) CRM
5 25 (22.52%) Advertising
6 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.12%) SAP
8 18 (16.22%) Sage 200
9 17 (15.32%) SQL
10 16 (14.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (14.41%) Sage X3
11 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (11.71%) MS Office
13 12 (10.81%) Degree
13 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
14 10 (9.01%) Windows
14 10 (9.01%) ISEB
14 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.01%) NetSuite
15 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.11%) Adobe
15 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (7.21%) SEO
16 8 (7.21%) Siebel
16 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
16 8 (7.21%) Marketing
16 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
16 8 (7.21%) Process Improvement

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 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) WordPress
3 5 (4.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.60%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Office
2 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.31%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.60%) InDesign
5 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.70%) MS Project
6 1 (0.90%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Sage 200
2 16 (14.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (14.41%) Sage X3
3 6 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (5.41%) Sage 1000
4 5 (4.50%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (4.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (4.50%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.70%) Sage CRM
6 2 (1.80%) Line 500
6 2 (1.80%) Magento
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (1.80%) Sage 50
6 2 (1.80%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.80%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) SaaS
2 5 (4.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.90%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Intranet
1 4 (3.60%) Skype
1 4 (3.60%) Wireless
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.90%) ADSL
3 1 (0.90%) ATM
3 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.90%) VoIP
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.80%) MS Access
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.80%) QlikView
4 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Bower
1 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.70%) Grunt
1 3 (2.70%) gulp
1 3 (2.70%) Subversion
1 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.70%) webpack
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (45.05%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Advertising
3 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.21%) Marketing
5 5 (4.50%) Back Office
5 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (26.13%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.61%) Consultant
5 11 (9.91%) Administrator
5 11 (9.91%) Sage Consultant
6 10 (9.01%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Cloud Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) ERP Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Finance Business Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Sage 500 Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) ERP Business Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) IT Support
11 3 (2.70%) ERP Manager
11 3 (2.70%) ERP Support
11 3 (2.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) HTML
2 6 (5.41%) SOAP
2 6 (5.41%) Web Services
3 5 (4.50%) CSS
4 4 (3.60%) XML
5 3 (2.70%) .NET
5 3 (2.70%) Ajax
5 3 (2.70%) jQuery
5 3 (2.70%) JSON
5 3 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.80%) ODBC
7 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.90%) COM
7 1 (0.90%) HTML5
7 1 (0.90%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Blog
2 5 (4.50%) Social Media
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.90%) APACS
5 1 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) EFT
5 1 (0.90%) EFTPOS
5 1 (0.90%) EMV
5 1 (0.90%) EPoS
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) PMI
5 1 (0.90%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.70%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) ERP
2 26 (23.42%) CRM
3 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
4 8 (7.21%) Process Improvement
4 8 (7.21%) SEO
5 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
5 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (6.31%) Workflow
6 6 (5.41%) Document Management
6 6 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.50%) Data Mapping
7 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.50%) Migration
7 5 (4.50%) Project Management
8 4 (3.60%) ETL
8 4 (3.60%) ITIL
8 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) C#
3 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.50%) PHP
4 2 (1.80%) Delphi
4 2 (1.80%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) ISEB
3 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) ACCA
4 4 (3.60%) CIMA
5 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.80%) AAT
6 2 (1.80%) IIBA
6 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) APMP
7 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.90%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) COBIT
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Ansible
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Oracle
2 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.12%) SAP
4 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (9.01%) NetSuite
6 9 (8.11%) Adobe
7 8 (7.21%) Siebel
8 5 (4.50%) FrontRange
9 4 (3.60%) Apple
9 4 (3.60%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (3.60%) Infor
9 4 (3.60%) Lotus
9 4 (3.60%) Northgate
10 3 (2.70%) arcserve
10 3 (2.70%) Epicor
10 3 (2.70%) JD Edwards
10 3 (2.70%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.70%) VMware
11 2 (1.80%) Intel Security
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