The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 26 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £11.30
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +50.44%
Sage
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 109 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.71% 45.23% 48.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 34
Median daily rate £413 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -55.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Chester