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 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
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
581 326 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 51.92% 44.41% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 177 229
Average daily rate £300 £318 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.18 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.50% -13.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.50 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.25 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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
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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (100.00%) Sage X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft