The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 390 391 413
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing Sage 9 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.087% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.19% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £260
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -80.45%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10578 11145 11887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.86% 45.95% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7097 7146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 289 335
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Sage
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 3 £220 -41.26% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 5 (27.78%) Intranet
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) Siemens
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) 3G
5 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
1 5 (27.78%) Intranet
2 4 (22.22%) 3G
2 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) ATM
4 1 (5.56%) Broadband
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Sage Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Mason
1 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) APACS
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) EMV
2 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.56%) EFT
2 1 (5.56%) EFTPOS
2 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Siemens
4 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (11.11%) NetSuite
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Fidessa
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Draytek
6 1 (5.56%) TSYS
6 1 (5.56%) VeriFone
6 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
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