Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 557 578
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21 +12
Contract jobs citing Sage 43 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.088% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 23
London median daily rate £365 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +23.08% -10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £201
90th Percentile £575 £613 £475
England median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
England 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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,135 17,632 18,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.32% 41.77% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,301 11,869 12,882
London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 241 226
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +11.05% -6.12%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £35.86
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in London

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in London

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage in London

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in London

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sage in London

Sage
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London -37 9 £550 +83.33% 3
West London - 3 £301 - 3
North London - 1 £275 -
East London - 1 - - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Sage.

1 28 (65.12%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) ERP
3 20 (46.51%) CRM
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
7 10 (23.26%) Migration
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) ETL
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle
8 9 (20.93%) Project Management
8 9 (20.93%) Sage X3
9 7 (16.28%) Sage 300 ERP
9 7 (16.28%) Advertising
10 6 (13.95%) SAP
10 6 (13.95%) Sage 200
10 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (13.95%) Fintech
11 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.63%) Line 500
11 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (11.63%) Epicor
11 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.30%) Windows
12 4 (9.30%) Infor
12 4 (9.30%) Workday

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Sage X3
2 7 (16.28%) Sage 300 ERP
3 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (13.95%) Sage 200
4 5 (11.63%) Line 500
5 3 (6.98%) NetSuite
6 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Sage 50
6 2 (4.65%) Sage 500
6 2 (4.65%) Sage CRM
7 1 (2.33%) Exchequer
7 1 (2.33%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (2.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Boomi
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) FinancialForce
2 1 (2.33%) Intacct
2 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) 4G
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Skype
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) PABX
3 1 (2.33%) SMS
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 28 (65.12%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Consultant
2 11 (25.58%) Sage Consultant
3 10 (23.26%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Data Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) ERP Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Sage Support
8 2 (4.65%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) WSDL
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Fintech
2 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (4.65%) Handset
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) ERP
2 20 (46.51%) CRM
3 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Migration
5 9 (20.93%) ETL
5 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) ETL Development
9 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.65%) Accounts Payable
10 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.65%) Data Extraction
10 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.65%) Information Governance
10 2 (4.65%) PDM
10 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) ACCA
2 1 (2.33%) CIMA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.30%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) Epicor
4 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.30%) Infor
5 4 (9.30%) Workday
6 3 (6.98%) JD Edwards
6 3 (6.98%) SnapLogic
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
7 2 (4.65%) Apttus
7 2 (4.65%) BMC
7 2 (4.65%) Ceridian
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Kronos
7 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
7 2 (4.65%) Peoplefluent
7 2 (4.65%) Remedy
7 2 (4.65%) Xero
7 2 (4.65%) Yardi