Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 850 845
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 +25
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 38 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.012% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.63% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 14
England median daily rate £325 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £228
90th Percentile £375 £379 £432
UK median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +7.69%
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 6,003 7,632 8,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.30% 8.08% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,580 4,699 4,965
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 80
England median hourly rate £29.75 £20.75 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.37% -16.16% -14.66%
10th Percentile £11.48 £10.55 £8.15
90th Percentile £69.78 £60.54 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% -17.50%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -6 12 £325 +18.18% 12
Yorkshire - 8 £325 - 6
Midlands - 6 £350 - 4
South West - 6 £325 - 2
London +18 5 £338 +12.50% 5
West Midlands - 5 - - 3
South East -14 4 £325 -13.33% 11
North West -10 3 £200 -27.27% 4
East of England - 2 £300 - 12
North East - 1 £325 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Sage 200
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 38 (100.00%) Sage
2 33 (86.84%) Advertising
3 28 (73.68%) ERP
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Finance
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 12 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (28.95%) Manufacturing
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (23.68%) CRM
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (13.16%) Sage CRM
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) VBA
11 3 (7.89%) .NET
11 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
11 3 (7.89%) C#
11 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.89%) Windows
11 3 (7.89%) CIMA
11 3 (7.89%) Office 365
11 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
12 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
12 2 (5.26%) Retail
12 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (5.26%) Sage 50
12 2 (5.26%) C
12 2 (5.26%) G Suite

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 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Sage CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Sage 50
2 2 (5.26%) Sage BI
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.63%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) PABX
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2016
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) Firebird
General
1 33 (86.84%) Advertising
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Consultant
1 20 (52.63%) Sage Consultant
2 19 (50.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Accountant
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Accountant
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Sage Developer
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ERP Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Sage CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Sage CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Sage 200 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) ERP
2 9 (23.68%) CRM
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) VBA
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CIMA
2 2 (5.26%) ACCA
3 1 (2.63%) AAT
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Sage
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
3 1 (2.63%) Meraki
3 1 (2.63%) Spiceworks
3 1 (2.63%) VMware