Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 22 October 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 195 199
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing Sage 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.089% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
South West median daily rate £350 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -40.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £318 £213 £297
90th Percentile £383 £238 £429
England median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +10.29%

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,383 2,247 2,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.01% 40.82% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,437 1,346 1,562
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £205
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 103 154
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +43.18% +2.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £11.36
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the South West

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the South West

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the South West

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Dorset - 3 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire -3 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 8
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 5 (71.43%) Sage 200
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) AAT
5 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) CIMA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Sage 200 Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Sage Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Accountant
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AAT
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle