The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category - - 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -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 Staffordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 42 61 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 36.21% 33.52% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 41
Median daily rate £338 £325 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -14.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £105 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £14.20 £10.96 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £15.21 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in Staffordshire