The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sage
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% - 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -6.89% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% -35.29%  

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 377 527 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.18% 35.56% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 356 439
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 17
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.10 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.29 £22.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Sage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in Leeds

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sage in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in Leeds

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Sage.

1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Magma
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 1000
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 50
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
1 1 (33.33%) Magma
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) SAP