Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 720 745 793
Rank change year-on-year +25 +48 -16
Contract jobs citing Sage 133 79 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.090% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 60
England median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £210 £275 £195
90th Percentile £575 £575 £481
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
England median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +48.94% -26.56%
10th Percentile £20.00 £17.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.95 £17.75 £14.45
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% +48.94% -26.56%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,410 38,326 45,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.68% 43.81% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,629 23,602 28,046
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,445 1,303 1,495
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in England

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in England

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage in England

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in England

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sage in England

Sage
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
London -45 42 £358 -10.63% 10
North of England +8 30 £350 -12.50% 20
Midlands +2 22 £350 +12.00% 20
North West +4 21 £400 -11.11% 9
West Midlands -8 17 £350 +7.69% 15
East of England +23 16 £438 +25.00% 9
South East -26 12 £245 -34.67% 15
South West +3 8 £500 +69.49% 11
Yorkshire -10 7 £350 +3.70% 7
East Midlands 0 5 £450 +50.00% 5
North East -6 2 £250 -37.50% 4
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 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.

1 76 (57.14%) ERP
2 66 (49.62%) Finance
3 57 (42.86%) Advertising
4 44 (33.08%) SQL
5 41 (30.83%) Sage 200
6 32 (24.06%) Sage X3
7 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
8 28 (21.05%) CRM
9 26 (19.55%) Manufacturing
10 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (14.29%) Oracle
13 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (12.03%) Project Management
15 15 (11.28%) SAP
15 15 (11.28%) Windows
16 14 (10.53%) Migration
17 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (9.02%) Data Migration
19 11 (8.27%) Sage 50
19 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
19 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
19 11 (8.27%) Salesforce.com
20 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2016
20 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
20 10 (7.52%) Office 365
20 10 (7.52%) Epicor
20 10 (7.52%) NetSuite
21 9 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
21 9 (6.77%) Infor

Sage
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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) Moodle
4 1 (0.75%) Totara
4 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (30.83%) Sage 200
2 32 (24.06%) Sage X3
3 11 (8.27%) Sage 50
4 10 (7.52%) NetSuite
5 9 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (6.02%) Sage 300 ERP
7 7 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (5.26%) Line 500
8 6 (4.51%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (4.51%) Sage CRM
8 6 (4.51%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (1.50%) Line 50
10 2 (1.50%) Magento
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (1.50%) Sage 500
11 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Office 365
2 6 (4.51%) FinancialForce
3 4 (3.01%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.01%) SaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) G Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Boomi
5 1 (0.75%) Intacct
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Skype
2 3 (2.26%) Firewall
2 3 (2.26%) Intranet
2 3 (2.26%) VoIP
2 3 (2.26%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) 4G
3 2 (1.50%) SMS
3 2 (1.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) PABX
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.51%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.26%) Power BI
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.50%) MS Access
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Toad
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (49.62%) Finance
2 57 (42.86%) Advertising
3 26 (19.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (30.08%) Consultant
2 34 (25.56%) Sage Consultant
3 24 (18.05%) Project Manager
4 22 (16.54%) Analyst
5 19 (14.29%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 17 (12.78%) Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Sage Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Accountant
9 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) ERP Manager
10 7 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
10 7 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) Systems Accountant
11 6 (4.51%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Sage 200 Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.76%) IT Manager
13 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support
13 4 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) Web Services
2 4 (3.01%) XML
3 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.50%) CSS
4 2 (1.50%) HTML
4 2 (1.50%) Node.js
4 2 (1.50%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.75%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.75%) WSDL
5 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) FMCG
1 7 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.51%) Fintech
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.50%) Handset
4 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) AS400
5 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.75%) iSeries
5 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
5 1 (0.75%) SCORM
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.28%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (57.14%) ERP
2 28 (21.05%) CRM
3 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.03%) Project Management
5 14 (10.53%) Migration
6 12 (9.02%) Data Migration
7 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.77%) ETL
9 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.51%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (3.76%) Logistics
11 4 (3.01%) ETL Development
11 4 (3.01%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.01%) Validation
12 3 (2.26%) Accounts Payable
12 3 (2.26%) Data Extraction
12 3 (2.26%) Data Security
12 3 (2.26%) Programme Delivery
12 3 (2.26%) Service Management
13 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.08%) SQL
2 8 (6.02%) VBA
3 7 (5.26%) C#
4 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) C++
6 2 (1.50%) PHP
6 2 (1.50%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) CIMA
2 3 (2.26%) ACCA
2 3 (2.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.50%) CCAB
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.50%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) AAT
4 1 (0.75%) MCSA
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.01%) GDPR
2 2 (1.50%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) PaperCut
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (11.28%) SAP
4 11 (8.27%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (7.52%) Epicor
6 9 (6.77%) Infor
7 8 (6.02%) JD Edwards
8 7 (5.26%) Xero
9 6 (4.51%) IFS
10 5 (3.76%) Workday
11 3 (2.26%) Remedy
11 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.50%) BMC
12 2 (1.50%) Ceridian
12 2 (1.50%) Cisco
12 2 (1.50%) Kronos
12 2 (1.50%) Peoplefluent
12 2 (1.50%) Siemens
12 2 (1.50%) Sun
12 2 (1.50%) Yardi