Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 606 589
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -13
Contract jobs citing Sage 32 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.074% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 27
London median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £316 £125 £192
90th Percentile £573 £525 £500
England median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -24.44% +15.38%
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £33.85 £18.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33% +10.29%

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 18,581 19,093 19,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.01% 40.56% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,577 12,961 12,837
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 302 281
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.17 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.19 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% +1.13% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -24 6 £488 +62.50% 5
East London - 1 - -
West London - 1 £325 - 4
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) ERP
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Advertising
5 10 (31.25%) Sage X3
6 9 (28.13%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) CRM
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Workday
9 5 (15.63%) Sage 200
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
11 3 (9.38%) Windows
11 3 (9.38%) VPN
11 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
12 2 (6.25%) Fintech
12 2 (6.25%) Skype
12 2 (6.25%) Apttus
12 2 (6.25%) Migration
12 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
12 2 (6.25%) Master's Degree
12 2 (6.25%) Degree

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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Sage X3
2 5 (15.63%) Sage 200
3 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (6.25%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (6.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (3.13%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
1 2 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.13%) Boomi
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) 4G
2 2 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (6.25%) Skype
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Sage Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) HR Trainer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Sage Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Trainer
7 1 (3.13%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) WSDL
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Fintech
1 2 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ERP
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) PDM
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Master's Degree
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) Workday
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Apttus
3 2 (6.25%) BMC
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Yardi
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) SnapLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard