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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 103 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.057% 0.066% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.15% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +86.81%
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
741 688 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.94% 45.65% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 370 277
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 34
Median hourly rate £12.58 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.11% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £38.50 £38.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 1000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 1000
1 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Development Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle