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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage 200
UK
Rank 601 635 619
Rank change year-on-year +34 -16  
Contract jobs citing Sage 200 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £338 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +6.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £306
% change year-on-year +18.18% -10.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3830 4248 4653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2559 2596
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Sage 200
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sage 200 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage 200.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage 200 in the UK

Sage 200
Top 9 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 6 £325 - 33
London +31 3 £350 -5.08% 5
City of London - 3 £350 - 4
Wales - 2 £350 -
South East +25 1 - - 9
Yorkshire +16 1 £325 - 5
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £175 - 1

Sage 200
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (100.00%) Sage
2 16 (88.89%) Advertising
3 10 (55.56%) ERP
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Sage 50
6 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (16.67%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) CIMA
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.56%) Sage BI
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (5.56%) VB
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (5.56%) ACCA
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management

Sage 200
Top Related 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Sage 50
2 1 (5.56%) Sage BI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (88.89%) Advertising
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Accountant
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Sage 200 Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Accountant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Support
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Controller
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Accountant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ERP
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ACCA
1 1 (5.56%) CIMA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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