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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 549 517 509
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing Northgate 37 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.39% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
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
22830 21631 20878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.17% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 12374 11460
Average daily rate £399 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 971 1157
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.06 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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
West Midlands +9 12 £275 -15.38%
South East -10 9 £369 -13.23% 3
North West -16 6 £325 -0.76% 4
London -26 5 £325 +4.00% 3
East Midlands -6 2 £388 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 3
East of England +2 1 £300 +100.00%
Midlands - 1 £375 -
Northgate
UK

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (25.00%) SQL
1 15 (25.00%) Civica
2 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
2 13 (21.67%) Orchard
2 13 (21.67%) Aareon QL
2 13 (21.67%) Aareon
3 12 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle
4 11 (18.33%) Capita
5 10 (16.67%) Migration
5 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.00%) ITIL
6 9 (15.00%) Academy Housing
6 9 (15.00%) OPENHousing
7 8 (13.33%) MIS ActiveH
7 8 (13.33%) CRM
8 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
8 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.00%) arcHouse
9 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Kypera
10 5 (8.33%) Orchard Housing
10 5 (8.33%) Windows
10 5 (8.33%) Web Services

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Documentum
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Aareon QL
2 12 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
3 9 (15.00%) OPENHousing
3 9 (15.00%) Academy Housing
4 8 (13.33%) MIS ActiveH
5 6 (10.00%) arcHouse
6 5 (8.33%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (5.00%) ResourceLink
8 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (3.33%) Agresso
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
1 1 (1.67%) WAN
1 1 (1.67%) DHCP
1 1 (1.67%) FTP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) EDMS
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.67%) MS Access
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.67%) LSMW
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Local Government
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Support
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) EDI
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.67%) LLPG
2 1 (1.67%) Statistics
2 1 (1.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
2 10 (16.67%) Project Management
2 10 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.33%) CRM
5 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Business Development
8 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.33%) Information Management
8 2 (3.33%) Document Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ISEB
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Civica
2 13 (21.67%) Orchard
2 13 (21.67%) Aareon
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle
4 11 (18.33%) Capita
5 5 (8.33%) Kypera
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 4 (6.67%) Progress
7 3 (5.00%) SAP
7 3 (5.00%) Hummingbird
8 2 (3.33%) NorthgateArinso
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.67%) PTC
9 1 (1.67%) Comino
9 1 (1.67%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.67%) Ceridian
9 1 (1.67%) Anite
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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