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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 97 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.068% 0.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £225 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £400 £240
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Sage
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
504 433 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.15% 38.76% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 297 237
Average daily rate £408 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Office Support
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft