The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Oxfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 47 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Northgate 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.62% 0.61% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £381 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.85% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 233 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.29% 47.45% 55.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 146 159
Average daily rate £350 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £177 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 26
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Northgate
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Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Northgate
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Capita
1 2 (66.67%) Academy Housing
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle