The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
England / South West
Rank - 143 142
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £300 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1110 1202 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.13% 40.13% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 784 769
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 66
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Sage
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Epicor
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) IIBA
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) APMP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Sage 1000
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (16.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) IIBA
3 1 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Epicor
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com