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 27 June 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.

Sage
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 97 89
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Sage 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.065% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.17% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% -35.29%  

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 694 604 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.12% 39.04% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 359
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 32
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage in the East Midlands

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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
Lincolnshire - 2 £550 -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Sage X3
3 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
3 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM

Sage
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sage X3
2 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Accountant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP