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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 8 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Line 500 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
220 118 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.69% 4.39% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 73 97
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -53.04%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Line 500
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Line 500 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 Line 500.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Line 500 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 Line 500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware