The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 13 February 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 Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Northgate
Rank 536 567 515
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -52
Contract jobs citing Northgate 45 18 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.085% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 45
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £370 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.18 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +19.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
Northgate
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19800 21268 20657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.60% 45.70% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11985 12552 11600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 915 914
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in England

Northgate
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Northgate Daily Rate Histogram in England

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in England

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 27 £325 -45.83% 5
South East +6 6 £263 -25.00% 2
North West -8 3 £280 -22.75%
West Midlands -16 3 £401 +23.23%
South West -2 1 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £433 -
Northgate
UK

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (46.15%) Northgate Housing
2 26 (33.33%) CRM
2 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (29.49%) Windows
5 19 (24.36%) Learning Management System
5 19 (24.36%) e-Learning
6 8 (10.26%) SQL
7 7 (8.97%) Oracle
7 7 (8.97%) Capita
8 6 (7.69%) Orchard
8 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.69%) ResourceLink
8 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
10 4 (5.13%) Toad
10 4 (5.13%) Intranet
10 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.13%) Migration
10 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (5.13%) Civica
11 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
11 3 (3.85%) Aareon

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Northgate Housing
2 24 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (7.69%) ResourceLink
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (3.85%) OPENHousing
6 2 (2.56%) Aareon QL
6 2 (2.56%) Academy Housing
6 2 (2.56%) arcHouse
6 2 (2.56%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (2.56%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
1 2 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (1.28%) Automotive
2 1 (1.28%) Back Office
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Analyst
2 21 (26.92%) Trainer
3 20 (25.64%) IT Trainer
4 12 (15.38%) Consultant
5 10 (12.82%) CRM Trainer
5 10 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM Trainer
5 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Trainer
6 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.13%) HR Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) HR Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) HR Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) SOAP
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) e-Learning
1 19 (24.36%) Learning Management System
2 3 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) CRM
2 6 (7.69%) Project Management
3 4 (5.13%) Migration
3 4 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 3 (3.85%) Validation
5 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.56%) Change Management
5 2 (2.56%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (2.56%) Data Entry
5 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (2.56%) ETL
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL
5 2 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (1.28%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.28%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C
2 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.28%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Capita
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Orchard
4 4 (5.13%) Civica
5 3 (3.85%) Aareon
5 3 (3.85%) Citrix
5 3 (3.85%) Cognos
5 3 (3.85%) Kronos
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Anite
6 2 (2.56%) Comino
6 2 (2.56%) Kypera
6 2 (2.56%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.28%) Lagan
7 1 (1.28%) Sun