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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
England / North West
Rank - 153 141
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1149 1611 1446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 41.69% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 859 748
Median daily rate £398 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 88 108
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Delphi
3 2 (33.33%) ACCA
3 2 (33.33%) CIMA
3 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) CRM

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Delphi Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Accountant
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BPMN
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ACCA
1 2 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) SAP