The table below looks at the statistics for Sage 200 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage 200 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage 200
Rank - 551 529
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 0 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.16% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 10
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £350
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4606 4426 4084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 9.09% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 2298 1964
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

Sage 200
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sage 200 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sage 200
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage 200 within the UK.

Sage 200 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sage 200
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 within the UK.

Sage 200 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sage 200
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - - - -
Bath - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 3
South Wales - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 3

Sage 200
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sage 200 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 200.

1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

Sage 200
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sage 200 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 200. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage