The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
Sage
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 193 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.36% 43.57% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 94 109
Median daily rate £375 £301 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% +9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £590 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.60 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire