The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 63 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £66.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -81.20%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
368 376 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.98% 49.74% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 136 254
Average daily rate £316 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.15% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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North West

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) ERP

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL