Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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 of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 185 190
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +21
Contract jobs citing Sage 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.022% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.046% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £369 £338 £324
90th Percentile £550 £413 £416
England median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -32.00% +28.21% +21.88%

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,163 2,167 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.38% 48.00% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,190 1,287
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £210 £206
90th Percentile £594 £538 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 175 260
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -16.67% +10.53%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +6.06%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the East of England

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the East of England

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage in the East of England

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the East of England

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 6 £450 - 2
Essex +1 1 £400 +6.67%
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £363 - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Sage.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Sage X3
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Market Research
3 1 (11.11%) Logi Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Logi
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) BPR
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) EDI
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Spotfire

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Spotfire
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Sage Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) BPR
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Market Research
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
1 1 (11.11%) Capita
1 1 (11.11%) Logi
1 1 (11.11%) Logi Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO