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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 102 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.071% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
689 586 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.53% 41.35% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 322 285
Average daily rate £366 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton -5 1 - -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) ERP
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Sage X3
3 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Informix
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Sage 1000
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Sage X3
2 1 (12.50%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Informix
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Sage Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
Manchester
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