The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 29 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £388
% change year-on-year +16.66% -22.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 527 701 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 39.89% 39.14% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 360 336
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.49 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £133.20 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Sage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in Manchester

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in Manchester

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Sage X3

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage X3
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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