The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Scotland 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 130 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Northgate 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.081% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.19% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1030 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.85% 41.65% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 464 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Northgate
UK

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Veritas
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Legato
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (80.00%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Legato
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (80.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) Veritas
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle