The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - 132 127
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.10% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.26% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+63.26% +104.16%
Sage
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
991 1171 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.23% 40.20% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 596 572
Median daily rate £340 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.90 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP