The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank - 615 586
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.072% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £438 £450
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Line 500
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3975 4174 4456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.76% 8.11% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2478 2408 2619
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 46
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.70 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.07 £61.34 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Line 500 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Line 500
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Line 500 across the England region.

Line 500 Daily Rate Trend in England

Line 500
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the England region.

Line 500 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Line 500
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Line 500.

1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware