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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 582 611 611
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 65 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.083% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £17.00 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.92%

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
24375 25365 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.09% 44.10% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14965 14249
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 1088 1089
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.52 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Sage Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Sage
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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 62 £338 -10.00% 66
South East +27 22 £338 -25.00% 17
London -14 17 £280 -12.50% 21
Yorkshire -3 8 £300 -25.00% 3
Surrey - 7 £200 - 6
City of London +24 6 £258 -26.42% 2
Hampshire +6 6 £338 -15.62% 5
Basingstoke - 5 £338 - 1
East of England +20 4 £375 -16.66% 6
North West +12 4 £393 -1.87% 4
Berkshire +5 4 £463 +17.83% 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £238 - 2
West Midlands -34 3 £356 - 3
Essex - 3 £375 - 2
Reading +13 2 - -
Middlesex -2 2 £300 -40.00%
Manchester -6 2 £393 - 2
Lancashire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 3
Slough - 2 £463 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £375 -
Epsom - 2 £200 -
Cardiff +18 1 £375 +36.36%
Wales +16 1 £375 +36.36%
South Wales +15 1 £375 +36.36%
South West +9 1 £388 +0.64% 6
Hertfordshire +6 1 £575 +27.77% 2
Oxfordshire -5 1 £425 - 2

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 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.

1 44 (39.64%) Finance
2 34 (30.63%) ERP
3 32 (28.83%) CRM
4 25 (22.52%) SQL
5 24 (21.62%) Oracle
6 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.12%) Advertising
8 18 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (16.22%) SAP
9 17 (15.32%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (14.41%) Sage X3
11 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.61%) MS Office
12 14 (12.61%) Sage 200
13 12 (10.81%) Degree
13 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
14 11 (9.91%) Windows
14 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
15 10 (9.01%) HTML
15 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
15 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (9.01%) WordPress
16 9 (8.11%) .NET
16 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
16 9 (8.11%) Adobe
16 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (7.21%) Siebel
17 8 (7.21%) PHP

Sage
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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.01%) WordPress
3 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.50%) CMS
4 5 (4.50%) IIS
5 4 (3.60%) Confluence
5 4 (3.60%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.90%) Drupal
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) MS Office
2 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.31%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.60%) InDesign
5 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.70%) MS Project
6 1 (0.90%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (14.41%) Sage X3
3 14 (12.61%) Sage 200
4 7 (6.31%) Sage CRM
5 6 (5.41%) Sage 1000
6 5 (4.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 3 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (2.70%) Sage 300 ERP
7 3 (2.70%) Sage 50
8 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.80%) Line 500
8 2 (1.80%) Magento
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (1.80%) SAP CO
8 2 (1.80%) SAP FI
8 2 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (1.80%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) SaaS
2 5 (4.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Office 365
4 2 (1.80%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Intranet
1 4 (3.60%) Skype
1 4 (3.60%) Wireless
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) VoIP
2 2 (1.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.90%) ADSL
3 1 (0.90%) ATM
3 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.90%) NAS
3 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.60%) MS Access
7 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.70%) MySQL
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.80%) QlikView
8 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
9 1 (0.90%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.60%) JIRA
1 4 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (3.60%) Subversion
1 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.70%) Bower
2 3 (2.70%) Grunt
2 3 (2.70%) gulp
2 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.70%) webpack
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (39.64%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Advertising
3 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.21%) Marketing
5 5 (4.50%) Back Office
6 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Front Office
8 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Developer
2 25 (22.52%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Administrator
4 12 (10.81%) Consultant
5 11 (9.91%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Business Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Sage Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Cloud Administrator
9 6 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Sage 500 Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.60%) DBA
11 4 (3.60%) ERP Manager
11 4 (3.60%) ERP Project Manager
11 4 (3.60%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) HTML
2 9 (8.11%) .NET
3 6 (5.41%) CSS
3 6 (5.41%) jQuery
3 6 (5.41%) SOAP
3 6 (5.41%) Web Services
4 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (4.50%) XML
5 4 (3.60%) Ajax
6 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.70%) JSON
6 3 (2.70%) ODBC
7 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.80%) HTML5
8 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.90%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (0.90%) COM
8 1 (0.90%) CSS3
8 1 (0.90%) Kendo UI
8 1 (0.90%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Blog
2 5 (4.50%) Social Media
3 4 (3.60%) Replication
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.90%) APACS
6 1 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) EFT
6 1 (0.90%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.90%) EMV
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.90%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.90%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) ERP
2 32 (28.83%) CRM
3 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.21%) Migration
5 8 (7.21%) Process Improvement
5 8 (7.21%) SEO
6 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.31%) Project Management
6 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.31%) Workflow
7 6 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL
9 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.60%) Data Mapping
9 4 (3.60%) ETL
9 4 (3.60%) MVC
9 4 (3.60%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.21%) PHP
4 7 (6.31%) C#
5 2 (1.80%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) MCSE
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) MCP
6 2 (1.80%) ACCA
6 2 (1.80%) CIMA
6 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) COBIT
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) DBAmp
2 3 (2.70%) Ansible
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Oracle
2 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.22%) SAP
4 17 (15.32%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (8.11%) Adobe
6 8 (7.21%) Siebel
7 7 (6.31%) NetSuite
8 5 (4.50%) Apple
8 5 (4.50%) FrontRange
9 4 (3.60%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (3.60%) CommVault
9 4 (3.60%) IDERA
9 4 (3.60%) Lotus
9 4 (3.60%) Northgate
9 4 (3.60%) RedGate
9 4 (3.60%) VMware
10 3 (2.70%) arcserve
10 3 (2.70%) JD Edwards
10 3 (2.70%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
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