The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 17 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 East of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 147 109 138
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +29
Contract jobs citing Northgate 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.35% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.80% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £250 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £383 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +39.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.00%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1495 1001 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.51% 44.31% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 459 625
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Northgate
England

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Northgate across the East of England region.

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -17 1 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northgate
England

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Civica

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) FormScape
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Civica
4 1 (16.67%) Capita
4 1 (16.67%) Orchard
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) SAP