The table below looks at the statistics for Sage 50 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 50 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage 50
Rank 606 581 547
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -34
Contract jobs citing Sage 50 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.024% 0.022% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£450 - £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

Sage 50
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sage 50 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sage 50
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK.

Sage 50 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sage 50
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK.

Sage 50 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sage 50
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
South East -14 1 £450 -
England -26 1 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £450 -

Sage 50
Top 3 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sage 50 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 50.

1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG

Sage 50
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sage 50 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 50. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
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