The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 144 144 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £334 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-26.45% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1138 1315 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.89% 44.93% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 815 683
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 69
Average hourly rate £12.72 £16.72 £12.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +33.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Sage
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire -10 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 4
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Sage X3
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft