Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 582 575
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing Sage 41 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.081% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 29
London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £286 £215 £194
90th Percentile £575 £545 £490
England median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
London median hourly rate £29.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £20.75 - £21.25
90th Percentile £80.33 - £23.75
England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -11.76%

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 18,054 18,209 18,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.71% 41.08% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,230 12,342 12,831
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 253 256
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.42 £50.00 £45.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -25 9 £550 +83.33% 2
West London - 3 £301 -
East London - 1 - - 4
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 22 (53.66%) ERP
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) CRM
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
6 13 (31.71%) Sage X3
7 10 (24.39%) Advertising
8 9 (21.95%) Migration
8 9 (21.95%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle
8 9 (21.95%) Data Migration
9 8 (19.51%) ETL
9 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.63%) Sage 200
12 5 (12.20%) Line 500
12 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.20%) SAP
12 5 (12.20%) Workday
13 4 (9.76%) ETL Development
13 4 (9.76%) Fintech
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
13 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
13 4 (9.76%) Sage 300 ERP
14 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (7.32%) Infor

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Sage X3
2 6 (14.63%) Sage 200
3 5 (12.20%) Line 500
4 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Sage CRM
5 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
6 1 (2.44%) Exchequer
6 1 (2.44%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (2.44%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (2.44%) Sage 50
6 1 (2.44%) Sage 500
6 1 (2.44%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Boomi
1 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) 4G
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 2 (4.88%) Skype
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) PABX
3 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Consultant
2 14 (34.15%) Sage Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Sage 200 Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Sage Support
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Data Integration Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) ERP Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) ERP Support
7 2 (4.88%) HR Trainer
7 2 (4.88%) Sage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) WSDL
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Fintech
2 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (4.88%) Handset
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ERP
2 17 (41.46%) CRM
3 9 (21.95%) Data Migration
3 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
4 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) ETL Development
8 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 2 (4.88%) Data Extraction
9 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
9 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.88%) Data Security
9 2 (4.88%) Information Governance
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
1 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.32%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 5 (12.20%) Workday
4 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.32%) Epicor
5 3 (7.32%) Infor
5 3 (7.32%) SnapLogic
5 3 (7.32%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Apttus
6 2 (4.88%) BMC
6 2 (4.88%) Ceridian
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Kronos
6 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
6 2 (4.88%) Peoplefluent
6 2 (4.88%) Remedy
6 2 (4.88%) Yardi
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard