The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 161 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing Sage 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.064% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£388 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
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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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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1846 1407 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.43% 45.36% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 733 573
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 107
Average hourly rate £17.34 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -18 3 £388 - 6
Cheshire - 2 £400 - 3
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 2 (33.33%) Sage ERP X3
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 2 (33.33%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior ICT Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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