Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 813 881
Rank change year-on-year -6 +68 -26
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 44 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.74% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 9
England median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £180 £275 £215
90th Percentile £375 £425 £418
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.00 - -

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 5,976 7,249 8,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.39% 8.23% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,511 4,244 4,859
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 94 87
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% +20.15%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £59.00 £57.85 £81.04
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.76% +5.60% +38.89%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -7 11 £350 +12.00% 10
Midlands 0 9 £350 - 5
West Midlands -17 7 £350 - 4
London -24 7 £350 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire -11 6 £350 +7.69% 3
South East -20 6 £350 +16.67% 6
East of England +5 5 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -10 5 £200 -27.27% 6
South West - 3 £325 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Sage 200
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 44 (100.00%) Sage
2 32 (72.73%) Advertising
3 30 (68.18%) ERP
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
7 12 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (22.73%) CRM
9 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (11.36%) VBA
10 5 (11.36%) .NET
10 5 (11.36%) C#
10 5 (11.36%) Sage CRM
11 4 (9.09%) Sage 50
11 4 (9.09%) CIMA
12 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
12 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.82%) ACCA
12 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
13 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (4.55%) G Suite
13 2 (4.55%) Office 365
13 2 (4.55%) Sage BI
13 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
13 2 (4.55%) Windows Server

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 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Moodle
1 1 (2.27%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Sage CRM
2 4 (9.09%) Sage 50
3 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Sage BI
5 1 (2.27%) Magento
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.27%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) G Suite
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Intacct
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) PABX
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (72.73%) Advertising
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Consultant
1 22 (50.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
1 22 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Accountant
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Accountant
5 4 (9.09%) Sage Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Sage 200 Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Sage CRM Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.27%) SCORM
2 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) ERP
2 10 (22.73%) CRM
3 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) MVC
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Accounts Payable
5 1 (2.27%) CAD
5 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (2.27%) Line Management
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) VBA
3 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.55%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CIMA
2 3 (6.82%) ACCA
3 1 (2.27%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Avaya
3 1 (2.27%) BT
3 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Xero