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 24 October 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 Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 555 511 495
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -16
Contract jobs citing Northgate 35 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 32
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £256 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £14.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +47.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.66 £12.30 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £22.20 £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 £14.92
% change year-on-year
- -39.67%
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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 -3 20 £350 -17.64% 5
North West -3 9 £313 +17.92% 1
South East -21 5 £288 -28.12% 1
East Midlands +2 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northgate
UK

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 30 (40.00%) SQL
2 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
4 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
5 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
6 12 (16.00%) Project Management
6 12 (16.00%) CRM
6 12 (16.00%) ResourceLink
7 11 (14.67%) MS Office
7 11 (14.67%) Migration
8 10 (13.33%) Finance
8 10 (13.33%) Windows
8 10 (13.33%) Business Objects
8 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 10 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (12.00%) Oracle
9 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
10 8 (10.67%) .NET
10 8 (10.67%) Capita
11 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (9.33%) Degree
11 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.33%) HTML
12 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.00%) XML
12 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.00%) Data Extraction

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.67%) MS Office
3 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.00%) MS Project
6 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) ResourceLink
2 6 (8.00%) Academy Housing
3 4 (5.33%) arcHouse
3 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.67%) SAP HR
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (1.33%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) DHCP
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.33%) EDRMS
5 4 (5.33%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.67%) EDMS
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.67%) Ingres
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.33%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Toad
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Continuum
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Front Office
2 2 (2.67%) Back Office
2 2 (2.67%) Local Government
3 1 (1.33%) French Language
3 1 (1.33%) Russian Language
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Trainer
7 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.00%) Report Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (4.00%) DBA
9 3 (4.00%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) XHTML
4 2 (2.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.00%) Data Extraction
3 4 (5.33%) Statistics
4 3 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) CRM
1 12 (16.00%) Project Management
2 11 (14.67%) Migration
3 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 10 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
7 5 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (5.33%) OO
8 4 (5.33%) OOD
8 4 (5.33%) SOA
8 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Time Management
9 3 (4.00%) System Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) PHP
3 2 (2.67%) VB
3 2 (2.67%) VBA
3 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.67%) VB6
3 2 (2.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) COBOL
4 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle
4 8 (10.67%) Capita
5 5 (6.67%) Orchard
5 5 (6.67%) Civica
5 5 (6.67%) SAP
5 5 (6.67%) Cognos
6 4 (5.33%) Comino
6 4 (5.33%) NorthgateArinso
6 4 (5.33%) i-GRasp
7 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 2 (2.67%) Anite
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.33%) Sage
8 1 (1.33%) Open Text
8 1 (1.33%) Kronos
8 1 (1.33%) Lagan
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