The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.27% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -2.70%
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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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 161 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.20% 44.23% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 71 83
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £10.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £39.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the Cambridge region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge