Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 189 195
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Sage 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
South West median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £243 £345
90th Percentile £470 £388 £429
England median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -32.00% +28.21%

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 2,716 1,985 2,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.59% 37.69% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,669 1,235 1,395
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £179
90th Percentile £588 £575 £535
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 101 164
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.21% +1.57% -15.09%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.53
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.19
% change year-on-year +0.06% +1.77% -1.80%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 January 2019. 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
Bristol - 3 £413 - 8
Dorset - 3 £325 - 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) ERP
2 6 (85.71%) Advertising
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Sage 200
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Sage CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) CIMA
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (14.29%) Sage X3
6 1 (14.29%) AAT

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Sage 200
2 2 (28.57%) Sage CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Sage X3
General
1 6 (85.71%) Advertising
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Sage Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Sage 200 Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Accountant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
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
3 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sage Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
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
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AAT
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP