The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 244 229 217
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Northgate 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.052% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £383
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+368.75% -20.00%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4423 3880 3684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 46.05% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2305 1928 1730
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 226 316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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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
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Northgate
England

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (73.33%) ResourceLink
2 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Back Office
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) XHTML
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) COBOL
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Ingres
5 2 (13.33%) SAS
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Degree

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (6.67%) Academy Housing
2 1 (6.67%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) HR Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) XHTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB6
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Civica
1 1 (6.67%) Capita
1 1 (6.67%) Orchard