The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Yorkshire 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 121 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.080% 0.098% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.30 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.28% -30.00%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1112 872 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.30% 42.89% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 404 532
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 63
Average hourly rate £12.88 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.51 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sage
England

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -13 2 - - 6
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Line 50
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP