Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sage 50 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 50 over the 6 months to 18 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 50
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 877 900
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 50 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.099% 0.10% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
UK median daily rate £300 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +35.42% -
10th Percentile £255 £254 £280
90th Percentile £405 £438 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £369 £300
% change year-on-year -18.64% +22.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

Sage 50 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 8087 8758 9467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.92% 8.29% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5218 5284
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 141
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +8.77% -4.20%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.00 £27.47
% change year-on-year -1.37% +12.85% -12.79%

Sage 50
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sage 50 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sage 50.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage 50 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +40 7 £300 -26.15%
London -9 4 £300 -27.27%
UK excluding London +34 3 £300 -18.64%
North of England +66 2 £275 -
North West +28 2 £275 -
East of England -19 1 £300 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 50 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 50.

1 8 (100.00%) Sage
2 7 (87.50%) Advertising
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Sage X3
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

Sage 50
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:

Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (12.50%) Sage X3
General
1 7 (87.50%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Accountant
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Accountant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com