The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £380 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +21.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.30 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.24% +4.51%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
309 441 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.98% 48.73% 41.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 224 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% -43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.53 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sage
Scotland

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the Glasgow region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sage
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft