The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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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 North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
371 249 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.55% 8.79% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 121 123
Average daily rate £435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.99 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Line 500
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Line 500 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Line 500
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Line 500 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West