The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £240
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
373 318 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.94% 50.64% 58.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 196 149
Average daily rate £400 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £256 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.80 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% +9.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 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
Durham - 3 £375 - 2
Sage
England

Sage
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Sage X3
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Sage 50
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) Sage X3
2 2 (40.00%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) UAT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft