Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sage 200 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 200 over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Sage 200
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 875 888
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -21
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 12 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 11
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £233 £275
90th Percentile £399 £429 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

Sage 200 is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8150 8759 9244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.90% 8.31% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4811 5226 5144
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 137
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.55 £99.00 £53.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +13.55% -12.70%

Sage 200
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sage 200 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 200 in the UK

Sage 200
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sage 200.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage 200 in the UK

Sage 200
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage 200 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage 200 in the UK

Sage 200
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage 200 in the UK

Sage 200
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 200 within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England +3 11 £300 -14.29% 18
UK excluding London +24 9 £300 -20.00% 14
North of England +68 4 £275 -26.67% 5
South East +9 4 £375 +15.38% 3
North West +12 3 £250 -39.02% 3
London -36 3 £300 -7.69% 3
North East +67 1 £400 +45.45%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sage 200.

1 12 (100.00%) Sage
2 9 (75.00%) Advertising
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Sage 50
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
7 1 (8.33%) Sage X3

Sage 200
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Sage 50
2 1 (8.33%) Sage X3
General
1 9 (75.00%) Advertising
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Accountant
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Accountant
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Sage Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Finance Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Sage