The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
England / East Midlands
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 720 716 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 48.23% 44.12% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 387 353
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 42
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Sage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the East Midlands

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sage in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the East Midlands

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the East Midlands

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire - 3 £300 - 3
Sage
England

Sage
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sage.

1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Sage CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) CRM Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Sage Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Sage CRM Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification