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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 406 413 400
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Sage 19 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.043% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.095% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
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
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 8 £375 +70.26% 4
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) CRM
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) Sage CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Advertising
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) SAP
5 6 (18.75%) ERP
6 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
6 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (9.38%) Billing
8 3 (9.38%) Firewall
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Windows
8 3 (9.38%) C#
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.38%) QlikView
8 3 (9.38%) Sage 200
9 2 (6.25%) ProCurve
9 2 (6.25%) iPad

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.13%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Sage CRM
2 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Sage 200
4 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (6.25%) Line 50
4 2 (6.25%) Sage BI
4 2 (6.25%) Agresso
5 1 (3.13%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Maximo
5 1 (3.13%) Academy Housing
5 1 (3.13%) arcHouse
5 1 (3.13%) Infor CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (3.13%) Magento
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (3.13%) Sage 1000
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) Sage Pay
2 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) ATM
2 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (9.38%) QlikView
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.25%) ProClarity
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Sage Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) ERP Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.13%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Sage CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
1 2 (6.25%) EMV
1 2 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (6.25%) EFT
1 2 (6.25%) APACS
1 2 (6.25%) iPhone
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.13%) EFTPOS
2 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CRM
2 6 (18.75%) ERP
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ACCA
1 1 (3.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 2 (6.25%) VocaLink
5 2 (6.25%) TSYS
5 2 (6.25%) VeriFone
5 2 (6.25%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.25%) Elavon
5 2 (6.25%) Ingenico
5 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.13%) Ceridian
6 1 (3.13%) Aareon
6 1 (3.13%) Kypera
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