The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 613 598 592
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Sage 31 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.077% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 23
Average daily rate £313 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £161 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24666 25232 24671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.16% 45.30% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15147 14320 13834
Average daily rate £401 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1101 1046
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sage
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sage
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 30 £306 -18.33% 78
London +2 15 £350 +7.69% 25
South East -12 4 £250 -33.33% 11
Yorkshire +1 3 £275 -17.60% 6
East of England - 3 £350 - 6
South West +6 2 £238 -40.62% 7
West Midlands -12 2 £450 +7.14% 5
Kent - 2 £250 -
City of London +37 1 £313 +48.80% 5
Wales +4 1 £400 - 2
Birmingham +2 1 £450 - 4
South Yorkshire -8 1 - - 2
Sheffield -19 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £300 - 2
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Somerset - 1 £175 -
West Wales - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 £175 -
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £175 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £175 -
Swansea - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Norfolk - 1 - - 1

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sage 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.

1 35 (42.17%) ERP
2 30 (36.14%) SQL
3 22 (26.51%) CRM
4 20 (24.10%) Finance
5 18 (21.69%) Advertising
6 15 (18.07%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (18.07%) Sage 200
7 14 (16.87%) Migration
8 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.66%) Windows
9 12 (14.46%) Sage X3
10 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
10 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (12.05%) .NET
12 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
12 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
13 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
14 7 (8.43%) Cisco
14 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.43%) Project Management
14 7 (8.43%) SaaS
14 7 (8.43%) Data Migration
14 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (8.43%) VMware
14 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
15 6 (7.23%) IDERA

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sage 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.23%) Confluence
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.61%) WordPress
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) Drupal
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Sage 200
2 12 (14.46%) Sage X3
3 6 (7.23%) Sage CRM
4 5 (6.02%) Sage 1000
5 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (3.61%) Line 500
6 3 (3.61%) Sage 300 ERP
6 3 (3.61%) Sage 50
7 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (2.41%) Infor CRM
7 2 (2.41%) Teamcenter
8 1 (1.20%) BASE24
8 1 (1.20%) Lawson
8 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.20%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) SaaS
2 6 (7.23%) IaaS
2 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 6 (7.23%) PaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) Sage Pay
5 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) SAN
1 5 (6.02%) VPN
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) 3G
3 3 (3.61%) DHCP
3 3 (3.61%) DNS
3 3 (3.61%) Intranet
3 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.41%) Skype
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) ATM
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (1.20%) MPLS
5 1 (1.20%) NAS
5 1 (1.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.23%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) MS Access
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) DataStage
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) JIRA
1 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Advertising
3 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Consultant
3 13 (15.66%) Sage Consultant
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) ERP Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) ERP Manager
9 3 (3.61%) ERP Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Migration Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Sage 200 Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) ODBC
3 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 3 (3.61%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.41%) XML
6 1 (1.20%) Ajax
6 1 (1.20%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.20%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.20%) CSS3
6 1 (1.20%) HTML5
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.20%) LAMP
6 1 (1.20%) Laravel
6 1 (1.20%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) Velocity
6 1 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Replication
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Handset
4 2 (2.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) APACS
5 1 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.20%) EFT
5 1 (1.20%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.20%) EMV
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) ERP
2 22 (26.51%) CRM
3 14 (16.87%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.43%) Data Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Project Management
4 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.23%) Refactoring
5 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.82%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (3.61%) ETL
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL
8 2 (2.41%) Change Management
8 2 (2.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.41%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.41%) High Availability
8 2 (2.41%) Logistics
8 2 (2.41%) PLM
8 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.82%) C#
4 3 (3.61%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
1 4 (4.82%) MCP
2 3 (3.61%) MCSE
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ACCA
4 1 (1.20%) CIMA
4 1 (1.20%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) DBAmp
2 3 (3.61%) WSUS
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.43%) Cisco
3 7 (8.43%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) CommVault
4 6 (7.23%) IDERA
4 6 (7.23%) RedGate
5 5 (6.02%) Siemens
5 5 (6.02%) Veeam
6 3 (3.61%) Avaya
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
6 3 (3.61%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) HP
8 1 (1.20%) Apple
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) Epicor
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.20%) Lotus
8 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
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