The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 385 402 384
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Sage 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.044% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.44% -19.28%
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9825 9902 9764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.61% 43.97% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6462 6455 6140
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 204 285
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in London

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the London region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sage
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the London region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 5 £293 -2.66% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £155 - 2
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (27.27%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Sage CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (9.09%) Billing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agresso
5 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
5 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) CSS

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Sage CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (9.09%) Agresso
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (4.55%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (4.55%) Maximo
4 1 (4.55%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (4.55%) Magento
4 1 (4.55%) Sage 200
4 1 (4.55%) Infor CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.55%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.55%) Sage Pay
1 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
1 1 (4.55%) EPoS
1 1 (4.55%) EMV
1 1 (4.55%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (4.55%) EFT
1 1 (4.55%) EFTPOS
1 1 (4.55%) APACS
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) E-business
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ACCA
1 1 (4.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) CODA
4 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.55%) WorldPay
4 1 (4.55%) Elavon
4 1 (4.55%) Ingenico
4 1 (4.55%) VocaLink
4 1 (4.55%) TSYS
4 1 (4.55%) VeriFone
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
4 1 (4.55%) Ceridian