Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 153 146
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 -22
Contract jobs citing Sage 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.085% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Manchester median daily rate £350 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £122 £366 £341
90th Percentile £504 £468 £460
North West median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 1254 1562 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.67% 44.04% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 911 819
Manchester median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £212 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £540 £526
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 64
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.45 £9.95 £10.83
90th Percentile £35.60 £32.55 £22.03
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.62% +10.03%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Bolton - 1 £80 -
Sage
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sage.

1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) SAP MDG
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Sage X3
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Sage 50
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) CMS
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV

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
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
1 2 (20.00%) Sage X3
1 2 (20.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (10.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Accountant
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Accountant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Accountant
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle