The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -
Sage
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
220 171 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.00% 43.07% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 96 106
Median daily rate £388 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.38 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 1
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 50
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 50
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Excel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft