The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 159 155
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4  
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.051% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £285 £388
% change year-on-year +22.80% -26.45%  
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1111 1701 1657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.71% 43.73% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 948 806
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 105 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the North West

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the North West

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 1 £450 - 10
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West 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 the North West 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
Washington Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago