The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 101 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.059% 0.21% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+63.26% +104.16%
Sage
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
781 732 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.30% 38.05% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 362 377
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Sage
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Sage.

1 3 (100.00%) ACCA
1 3 (100.00%) CIMA
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (66.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (66.67%) E-business
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (66.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Accountant
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Accountant
2 1 (33.33%) Finance Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-business
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ACCA
1 3 (100.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JD Edwards
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SAP