The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-26.45% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
Sage
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1180 1001 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 54.78% 44.79% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 563 526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 62
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.20% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Hampshire region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Sage
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) ACCA
2 1 (25.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Sage 200
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Sage Consultant
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
1 1 (25.00%) CIMA
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared