Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 583 581
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Sage 35 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.075% 0.080% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 24
London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -27.78%
10th Percentile £125 £193 £216
90th Percentile £525 £500 £468
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +30.43% -13.75%
10th Percentile £16.00 £21.25 £14.98
90th Percentile £18.00 £23.75 £19.33
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -9.33% +10.29% -15.00%

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 18836 19319 19793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.71% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12820 12876 13140
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 282 406
London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.72% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 2017.

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
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 18 November 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
Central London +4 9 £300 +1.69% 2
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Sage.

1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) ERP
3 13 (37.14%) Advertising
4 10 (28.57%) Sage X3
5 8 (22.86%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Infor
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco
9 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.43%) SQL
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle
9 4 (11.43%) Sage 50
10 3 (8.57%) Sage 200
10 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (8.57%) Order to Cash
10 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (8.57%) SAP
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
10 3 (8.57%) CRM
10 3 (8.57%) Windows XP

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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Sage X3
2 4 (11.43%) Sage 50
3 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (8.57%) NetSuite
3 3 (8.57%) Sage 200
3 3 (8.57%) SAP Business One
4 2 (5.71%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (5.71%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (5.71%) Lawson
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (5.71%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (5.71%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (2.86%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) 4G
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) gulp
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) Mocha
1 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Advertising
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Accountant
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Accountant
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Sage Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) ERP Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Finance Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
1 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) CSS3
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) HTML5
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) MEAN Stack
1 2 (5.71%) Node.js
1 2 (5.71%) Sass
1 2 (5.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Spread Betting
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ERP
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Order to Cash
6 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (5.71%) Cash Management
7 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CBAP
1 2 (5.71%) IIBA
2 1 (2.86%) ACCA
2 1 (2.86%) CIMA
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GAAP
1 1 (2.86%) IFRS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Infor
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Epicor
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Baan
4 2 (5.71%) CODA
4 2 (5.71%) GoCardless
4 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.71%) PayPal
4 2 (5.71%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.71%) Recurly
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) WooCommerce
4 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.86%) Xero