Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 188 174
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 -6
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £325 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -13.04% +28.88%
England median daily rate £403 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £19.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -32.00% +28.21% +21.88%

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,074 2,487 2,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.93% 45.95% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,233 1,351 1,113
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £206 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £550 £555
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 89 111
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -8.52% +2.26%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% -2.78% +9.09%

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 January 2018. 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
Birmingham -8 2 £500 -9.09% 3
Coventry - 1 £500 - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sage.

1 3 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Infor
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
3 1 (33.33%) FinancialForce
3 1 (33.33%) IFS
3 1 (33.33%) Xero
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Epicor
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Architect
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Solution Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel CRM Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Epicor
2 1 (33.33%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) Infor
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) Xero