The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 569 537 524
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs citing Northgate 26 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.087% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £124 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £382 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £75.00 £16.75 £17.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.76% -2.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 £12.50 £17.17
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -27.19%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Northgate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Northgate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Northgate
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
England -47 26 £350 +16.66% 6
South East -16 9 £350 -
London +9 8 £198 -55.11%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 -
North West -8 6 £325 +22.64% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £450 +24.13% 2
South West -23 1 £300 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Angus - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (35.38%) Migration
2 21 (32.31%) Data Migration
3 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
3 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 16 (24.62%) ResourceLink
5 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
6 10 (15.38%) Finance
6 10 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
8 8 (12.31%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
9 7 (10.77%) .NET
9 7 (10.77%) MS Office
9 7 (10.77%) Windows
9 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
9 7 (10.77%) Orchard
9 7 (10.77%) Data Extraction
9 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (9.23%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.23%) CRM
10 6 (9.23%) Oracle
10 6 (9.23%) Business Objects
10 6 (9.23%) HTML
11 5 (7.69%) Toad
11 5 (7.69%) Capita
11 5 (7.69%) Academy Housing
11 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Civica
12 4 (6.15%) arcHouse

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (3.08%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.08%) MS Project
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (24.62%) ResourceLink
2 5 (7.69%) Academy Housing
3 4 (6.15%) arcHouse
3 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) DHCP
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.62%) EDMS
6 2 (3.08%) Ingres
7 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Toad
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
3 1 (1.54%) Front Office
3 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Systems Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Trainer
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Support
8 4 (6.15%) Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Configuration Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) IT Support
10 1 (1.54%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.54%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.77%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.62%) Statistics
3 3 (4.62%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Migration
2 21 (32.31%) Data Migration
3 10 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Data Architecture
5 6 (9.23%) CRM
6 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) OO
7 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.15%) OOD
8 3 (4.62%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Line Management
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL
8 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Document Management
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.08%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.15%) C
3 4 (6.15%) VBA
4 2 (3.08%) VB6
4 2 (3.08%) VB
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) COBOL
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Orchard
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Business Objects
4 5 (7.69%) Capita
5 4 (6.15%) Civica
6 3 (4.62%) NorthgateArinso
7 2 (3.08%) Anite
7 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) Comino
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.54%) Cognos
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago