Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sage 200 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 200 over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Sage 200
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 827 862
Rank change year-on-year +23 +35 -2
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 47 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.80% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 13
England median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £193 £275 £223
90th Percentile £375 £423 £435
UK median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £21.00 - £18.75
10th Percentile £20.50 - £15.63
90th Percentile £21.50 - £22.88
UK median hourly rate £21.00 - £18.75

Sage 200 is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,874 7,569 8,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.28% 8.28% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,479 4,566 4,944
England median daily rate £475 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.11% +2.33%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £297
90th Percentile £663 £650 £604
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 76 92
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.05% +8.79%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £61.25 £48.92 £97.80
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -

Sage 200
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sage 200 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 200 in England

Sage 200
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sage 200 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage 200 in England

Sage 200
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage 200 in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage 200 in England

Sage 200
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage 200 in England

Sage 200
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
North of England -10 16 £325 +8.33% 6
Yorkshire - 11 £325 - 3
Midlands -12 8 £350 - 5
South East -4 6 £325 -3.70% 10
West Midlands -13 5 - - 3
South West - 5 £350 - 3
East of England +10 4 £325 +8.33% 12
North West -10 4 £200 -27.27% 2
London -14 4 £350 +16.67% 3
East Midlands - 3 £350 - 2
North East +4 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Sage 200
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sage 200.

1 47 (100.00%) Sage
2 41 (87.23%) Advertising
3 36 (76.60%) ERP
4 23 (48.94%) SQL
5 19 (40.43%) Finance
6 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.66%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (25.53%) CRM
8 11 (23.40%) Manufacturing
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (14.89%) Sage CRM
11 7 (14.89%) .NET
11 7 (14.89%) C#
12 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
12 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.51%) Sage 50
13 4 (8.51%) VBA
14 3 (6.38%) CIMA
14 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
14 3 (6.38%) Windows
14 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
14 3 (6.38%) ACCA
14 3 (6.38%) Office 365
14 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
15 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (4.26%) Data Migration

Sage 200
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Sage CRM
2 4 (8.51%) Sage 50
3 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.26%) Sage BI
5 1 (2.13%) Magento
5 1 (2.13%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) PABX
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Crystal Reports
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.13%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (87.23%) Advertising
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Consultant
1 21 (44.68%) Sage Consultant
2 20 (42.55%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 9 (19.15%) Accountant
4 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Accountant
5 5 (10.64%) Sage Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Sage 200 Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) ERP
2 12 (25.53%) CRM
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) MVC
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.51%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ACCA
1 3 (6.38%) CIMA
2 1 (2.13%) AAT
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Sage
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Avaya
3 1 (2.13%) Meraki
3 1 (2.13%) Spiceworks
3 1 (2.13%) VMware