The table below looks at the statistics for Sage 200 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage 200 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage 200
Rank 642 630 616
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.13% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £306 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -27.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £381 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £306 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -27.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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
4347 4545 5008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 8.14% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2692 2535 2830
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 49
Median hourly rate £22.75 £24.17 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% -26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.13 £63.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.83 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-14.27% -28.43%

Sage 200
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sage 200 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 5 £275 - 13
South East -7 2 £250 -9.09% 1
Kent - 2 £250 -
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
London -9 1 £350 - 3
South West - 1 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Sage 200
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sage 200.

1 13 (100.00%) Sage
2 8 (61.54%) ERP
3 6 (46.15%) Advertising
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Sage 50
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) ACCA
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Electronics
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.69%) CIMA
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco

Sage 200
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (15.38%) Sage 50
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Advertising
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Sage Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ERP Manager
3 2 (15.38%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Sage 200 Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ODBC
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ACCA
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) Aruba
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware