The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 61 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.098% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+56.60% -1.85%
Sage
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 531 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.55% 51.86% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 317 200
Median daily rate £388 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 34
Median hourly rate £18.06 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sage
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sage.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Sage 200

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL