The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 73 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% - 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 224 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.03% 42.18% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 133 130
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Ceridian
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Boomi
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (33.33%) Boomi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Ceridian
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com