Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 July 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 364 379
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -24
Contract jobs citing Sage 12 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 15
South East median daily rate £400 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -26.47% +41.67%
10th Percentile £275 £163 £178
90th Percentile £503 £477 £590
England median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £9.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% -26.56% +3.23%

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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7819 9075 9255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.70% 48.77% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 5389 5034
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 411 477
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.83% +9.34%
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.25 £42.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -0.14% +2.94%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the South East over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage in the South East

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Thames Valley +8 7 £451 -2.59% 8
Oxfordshire -5 5 £463 -
Berkshire +30 2 £438 -5.35% 6
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Hampshire +8 1 £375 +11.11% 3
Surrey -4 1 £500 +185.71% 1
West Sussex - 1 £308 -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Sage.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (16.67%) Sage 200
4 2 (16.67%) Sage 50
4 2 (16.67%) AAT
4 2 (16.67%) Sage X3
4 2 (16.67%) ACCA
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Billing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
4 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CIMA
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 200
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 50
1 2 (16.67%) Sage X3
1 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (8.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Accountant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 2 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Billing Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AAT
1 2 (16.67%) ACCA
1 2 (16.67%) CIMA
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) IIBA
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) logstash
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Civica
3 1 (8.33%) CODA
3 1 (8.33%) Infor
3 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (8.33%) Northgate
3 1 (8.33%) RedGate
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Workday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Washington Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago