The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 114 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.050% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.28% 0.36%
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%
Sage
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
806 712 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.58% 39.78% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 452 256
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 40
Average hourly rate £16.11 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.60 £8.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.00 £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 West Yorkshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sage
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -14 1 - -
Sage
Yorkshire

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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