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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 75 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £270 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £400 £240
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
503 384 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.07% 43.84% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 211 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware