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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.33% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +104.16%
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
159 149 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.18% 37.44% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 80 116
Median daily rate £410 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £17.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Delphi
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 50
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Sage CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 50
1 1 (25.00%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle