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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 100 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.36% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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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
832 561 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.33% 42.92% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Sage CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Sage ERP X3

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (33.33%) Sage CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Sage ERP X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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