The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 69 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.26% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 386 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.84% 48.86% 54.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 221 145
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 23
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -36.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.55 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft