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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage 200
Rank 604 583 602
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.039% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£363 £150 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £150 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £163 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £238
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
5084 4655 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.81% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2455 2763
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 80
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 16 September 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
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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
England -9 2 £363 +141.66% 21
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 4
South East - 1 £375 - 3
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Keighley - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
London - - - - 3
Manchester - - - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -

Sage 200
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Sage 200
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft