The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 5.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
- -18.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Vendors Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 50.00% 33.33% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £250 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.01 £18.32 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Finance Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Finance Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development