Period
to 26 May 2018

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 6 months to 26 May 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 139 151
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Sage 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.037% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.090% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Manchester median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
10th Percentile £175 £425 £425
90th Percentile £598 £475 £475
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,247 1,106 1,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.59% 41.30% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 640 790
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £234 £213 £212
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 39 39
Manchester median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -20.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £12.08 £10.48 £11.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £22.96 £40.30
North West median hourly rate £16.64 £16.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +3.98% -20.99% +15.71%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Bolton - 1 £80 -
Sage
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sage.

1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Advertising
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Sage 200
3 3 (30.00%) Sage X3
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) BYOD
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Capita
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Sage 200
1 3 (30.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Advertising
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Sage Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Sage Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Accountant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Sage 200 Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) BYOD
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCAB
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Capita
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy