Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 138 149
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Sage 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.070% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Manchester median daily rate £438 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.46% -
10th Percentile £175 £290 £364
90th Percentile £588 £460 £435
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £410
% change year-on-year - -8.54% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 - £11.00

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 1,292 1,242 1,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.83% 43.17% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 706 898
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £204 £203 £225
90th Percentile £575 £589 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 40
Manchester median hourly rate £17.46 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.68% +3.34% -4.93%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.83 £9.47
90th Percentile £41.90 £23.00 £23.18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% -1.52%

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 22 August 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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (66.67%) Advertising
2 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
4 3 (33.33%) Sage X3
5 2 (22.22%) CIMA
5 2 (22.22%) ACCA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) PMI
6 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) CCAB
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (11.11%) Capita

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 3 (33.33%) Sage X3
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Sage 300 ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Advertising
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Accountant
2 2 (22.22%) ERP Manager
2 2 (22.22%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ACCA
1 2 (22.22%) CIMA
2 1 (11.11%) AAT
2 1 (11.11%) CCAB
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Capita
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy