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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 144 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.069% 0.078% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £288 £313 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +108.33%
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
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
1159 1051 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.88% 40.97% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 655 517
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 45
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £11.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
West Yorkshire -11 1 £225 -28.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) 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 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Migration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Office Support
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft