The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Line 500
South East

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

Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
225 190 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.98% 7.40% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 103 77
Median daily rate £390 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+77.16% -35.49%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Line 500 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire