Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 576 562
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 +18
Contract jobs citing Sage 34 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.074% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 26
London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% -35.00%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £219
90th Percentile £555 £513 £556
England median daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.75% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £16.00 £21.25 £19.25
90th Percentile £18.00 £23.75 £19.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -32.00% +28.21% +21.88%

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 18,722 18,125 17,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.28% 43.09% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,797 12,033 11,733
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 296 330
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% +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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 -16 7 £175 -50.00% 1
South London -32 2 £400 +113.33% 3
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) ERP
3 10 (29.41%) Advertising
4 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) Sage X3
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.71%) Infor
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) Epicor
8 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (11.76%) NetSuite
8 4 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (8.82%) Order to Cash
9 3 (8.82%) Workday
9 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
9 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (8.82%) SAP Business One
9 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM

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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Sage X3
2 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (11.76%) NetSuite
3 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Business One
3 3 (8.82%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (5.88%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (5.88%) Lawson
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.94%) Sage 200
5 1 (2.94%) Sage 50
5 1 (2.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) 4G
1 2 (5.88%) Intranet
1 2 (5.88%) Skype
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) gulp
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Mocha
1 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Advertising
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Accountant
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Sage Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Accountant
5 3 (8.82%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) ERP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Angular 2
1 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) CSS3
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
1 2 (5.88%) jQuery
1 2 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
1 2 (5.88%) Sass
1 2 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Handset
1 2 (5.88%) Spread Betting
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ERP
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Order to Cash
3 3 (8.82%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
4 2 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 2 (5.88%) OO
4 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CBAP
1 2 (5.88%) IIBA
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GAAP
1 1 (2.94%) IFRS
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) Infor
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) Epicor
5 3 (8.82%) JD Edwards
5 3 (8.82%) Workday
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe
6 2 (5.88%) Baan
6 2 (5.88%) CODA
6 2 (5.88%) Cognos
6 2 (5.88%) GoCardless
6 2 (5.88%) PayPal
6 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (5.88%) Recurly
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) WooCommerce
6 2 (5.88%) WorldPay
6 2 (5.88%) Xero