The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Sage 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +25.92%
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 Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.51% 30.36% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 23
Median daily rate £340 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.26% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire