The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -6.89% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% -35.29%  

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 Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 228 260 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 37.01% 43.41% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 191 197
Median daily rate £425 £363 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -64.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in Oxfordshire

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (20.00%) Sage 50
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Accountant
2 1 (20.00%) Billing Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com