The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 98 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.074% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.28%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
575 503 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.37% 41.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 341 172
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.70 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the Leeds region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) MDX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) RedPrairie
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Line 500
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) RedPrairie
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft