The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 17 September 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.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £233
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +62.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £31.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-56.80% +62.33%
Sage
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 47.06% 57.33% 59.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 48
Average daily rate £320 £403 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 £14.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.61% -59.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Sage
West Midlands