Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 760 772
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing Sage 81 97 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 55
England median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £275 £175 £202
90th Percentile £575 £479 £529
UK median daily rate £388 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +14.81% -12.90% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
England median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -26.56% +3.23%
10th Percentile £17.25 £10.50 £10.83
90th Percentile £17.75 £14.45 £18.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -21.88% +30.61%

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38719 45142 45928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.73% 44.48% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23880 28177 27138
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1304 1477 2018
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.60 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

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 28 July 2017.

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
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 28 July 2017. 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 +17 35 £394 +21.15% 22
Midlands +40 12 £375 -11.76% 6
South East +22 12 £400 +33.33% 16
North of England +73 11 £375 +7.14% 25
Yorkshire +31 7 £338 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +32 6 £375 -6.25% 4
East Midlands +4 6 £425 -5.56% 2
East of England -3 6 £375 +7.14% 2
South West +5 4 £295 +38.82% 5
North West +33 3 £450 +6.51% 7
North East - 1 £400 - 7
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Sage.

1 29 (35.80%) Advertising
2 25 (30.86%) Migration
2 25 (30.86%) ERP
3 24 (29.63%) Finance
4 18 (22.22%) Sage 50
5 16 (19.75%) Sage 200
6 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.52%) Sage X3
7 13 (16.05%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (16.05%) Oracle
8 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
8 11 (13.58%) CRM
8 11 (13.58%) Data Migration
9 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.35%) SAP
9 10 (12.35%) SQL
10 9 (11.11%) Windows
10 9 (11.11%) NetSuite
11 7 (8.64%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.64%) Project Management
12 6 (7.41%) VMware
12 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
12 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
12 6 (7.41%) Power BI
13 5 (6.17%) Zuora
13 5 (6.17%) Microservices
13 5 (6.17%) PowerShell

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 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.23%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Sage 50
2 16 (19.75%) Sage 200
3 15 (18.52%) Sage X3
4 9 (11.11%) NetSuite
5 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (8.64%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (4.94%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (3.70%) Sage CRM
8 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (1.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (1.23%) Lawson
9 1 (1.23%) Odoo
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (1.23%) Sage 1000
9 1 (1.23%) SAP Business One
9 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Sage Pay
2 2 (2.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
2 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Power BI
3 4 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.23%) Gradle
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.23%) Maven
1 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (35.80%) Advertising
2 24 (29.63%) Finance
3 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.17%) Billing
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.05%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Accountant
4 11 (13.58%) Systems Accountant
5 10 (12.35%) Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Sage Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) ERP Manager
8 6 (7.41%) ERP Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) ERP Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Integration Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Sage 200 Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Salesforce Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.47%) CSS
3 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.23%) COM
4 1 (1.23%) EDI
4 1 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.23%) JSON
4 1 (1.23%) Mason
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.23%) OSGi
4 1 (1.23%) Spring
4 1 (1.23%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.47%) iPad
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (1.23%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.47%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) ERP
1 25 (30.86%) Migration
2 11 (13.58%) CRM
2 11 (13.58%) Data Migration
3 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.64%) Project Management
4 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
5 5 (6.17%) Data Architecture
5 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (6.17%) Microservices
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.94%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.94%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.47%) C
4 2 (2.47%) Java
4 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) ACCA
2 3 (3.70%) CIMA
2 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.70%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) AAT
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) IIBA
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCSD
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) WSUS
2 1 (1.23%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.23%) Kibana
2 1 (1.23%) logstash
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (12.35%) SAP
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) Zuora
6 3 (3.70%) Epicor
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.47%) Siebel
8 1 (1.23%) Adobe
8 1 (1.23%) Apple
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) CODA
8 1 (1.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) NetApp
8 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.23%) Sun
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