The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.60% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-26.45% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
Sage
South East

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
88 79 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.38% 50.00% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 83
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -47.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens