Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 201 175
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26 -4
Contract jobs citing Sage 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +1.19% +75.00%
10th Percentile £293 £380 £344
90th Percentile £408 £470 £464
England median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.88% -2.86%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% -26.56% +3.23%

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 the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1898 2883 2441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.12% 48.07% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1561 1330
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £229 £225 £205
90th Percentile £557 £525 £535
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 166
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.68 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.20% -17.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.73 £10.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £25.47 £37.80
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the West Midlands

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the West Midlands

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the West Midlands

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Warwickshire +4 2 - - 2
Birmingham +17 1 £325 -27.78% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sage.

1 5 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Sage X3
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (20.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Washington Frank
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago