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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 387 397 406
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Sage 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.052% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.12% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £236 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.49%
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 - £13.00
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
10276 10356 10605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.65% 44.56% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6788 6624 6652
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 £239 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 210 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 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 2 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 -1 7 £375 +24.79% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £155 - 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Sage CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Advertising
4 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.54%) QlikView
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Office 365
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Sage CRM
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.69%) Agresso
3 2 (7.69%) Sage BI
4 1 (3.85%) Magento
4 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (3.85%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (3.85%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (3.85%) Maximo
4 1 (3.85%) Infor CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (3.85%) Line 50
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Sage Pay
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.54%) QlikView
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.69%) ProClarity
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) ERP Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Sage CRM Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
1 2 (7.69%) iPad
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) EMV
2 1 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.85%) EFT
2 1 (3.85%) EFTPOS
2 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.85%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) E-business
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ACCA
1 1 (3.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
3 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.85%) Ceridian
4 1 (3.85%) VocaLink
4 1 (3.85%) TSYS
4 1 (3.85%) VeriFone
4 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.85%) Elavon
4 1 (3.85%) Ingenico
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
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