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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 400 400 402
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Sage 14 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.091% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 2
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£500 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £208
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +77.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-48.80% +62.33%
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
11031 11581 11746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.52% 45.91% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7245 7566 7184
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 240 321
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 2 £300 -3.22% 7
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (34.62%) CRM
1 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Marketing
4 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
5 5 (19.23%) MS Office
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 4 (15.38%) Siemens
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (15.38%) Intranet
6 4 (15.38%) 3G
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) ISTQB

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.85%) Agresso
3 1 (3.85%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 4 (15.38%) Intranet
2 4 (15.38%) 3G
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) Broadband
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) CRM Developer
3 6 (23.08%) CRM Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Sage Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Visualforce
1 1 (3.85%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) CRM
2 6 (23.08%) Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) BPMN
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) User Stories
4 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Siemens
5 2 (7.69%) CODA
5 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Sophos
6 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Draytek
6 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
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