The first table below looks at the demand for Line 500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Kent 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Business Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
10 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.61% 9.22% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Average daily rate £320 £438 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £620 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Line 500
South East

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Line 500
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Line 500 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 Line 500.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Line 500 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 Line 500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos