The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 70 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Sage 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 0.58% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 1.30% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £326 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -18.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +104.16%
Sage
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 307 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.04% 44.49% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 228 180
Median daily rate £425 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.68 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.22% +10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.80 £28.50 £17.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
South Wales +8 7 £376 +16.43% 1
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Sage.

1 9 (90.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (90.00%) Sage X3
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
5 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Progress
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Progress