The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 75 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.094% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+268.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £260
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £66.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -81.20%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 450 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.76% 49.61% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 242 310
Average daily rate £325 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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

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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

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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

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning