The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 395 404 383
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Northgate 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.055% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.12% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£198 £440 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £392 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £359
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -37.50%
Northgate
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in London

Northgate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Northgate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.24%) ResourceLink
6 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.34%) EDMS
7 3 (10.34%) Document Management
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (10.34%) Finance
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Statistics
7 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) NorthgateArinso
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (6.90%) Line Management

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) ResourceLink
2 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) EDMS
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Trainer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Trainer
7 1 (3.45%) Change Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Document Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V2
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.34%) NorthgateArinso
4 2 (6.90%) Orchard
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards