The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate 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 Vendors for the Chester 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Northgate 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.66% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £395 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +43.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.00%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 80 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.27% 52.98% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 10
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Northgate
Cheshire

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Northgate
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

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

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita