The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 125 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.085% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £380 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +21.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.30 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.24% +4.51%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sage
UK

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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UK

Sage
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft