The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 535 491 555
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +64
Contract jobs citing Northgate 52 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £395 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +43.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.00%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 30 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -94 46 £325 -13.33% 12
London -7 35 £325 -7.14% 3
Scotland - 4 - -
North East - 4 £300 -
North West -16 3 £330 - 4
Manchester - 3 £330 - 4
East Midlands -12 1 £250 -40.65% 1
South East -16 1 £215 +1.17% 2
Bedfordshire -16 1 £250 - 1
West Midlands -21 1 £365 -14.11%
East of England -33 1 £250 -37.50% 2
Surrey - 1 £215 -
Luton - 1 £250 -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Durham - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (36.27%) SQL
2 27 (26.47%) CRM
3 26 (25.49%) Management Information System
4 23 (22.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (21.57%) Oracle
5 22 (21.57%) Business Objects
6 19 (18.63%) Front Office
7 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 15 (14.71%) Finance
8 15 (14.71%) Migration
8 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.75%) Project Management
9 13 (12.75%) MS Office
9 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.78%) HTML
11 11 (10.78%) Web Services
11 11 (10.78%) Business Analysis
11 11 (10.78%) Civica
12 10 (9.80%) XML
13 9 (8.82%) ITIL
13 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.84%) Asset Management
14 8 (7.84%) Workflow
14 8 (7.84%) CSS
14 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
14 8 (7.84%) Capita
14 8 (7.84%) ResourceLink
15 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (6.86%) Orchard

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (3.92%) IIS
1 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) FormScape
4 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Office
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) ResourceLink
2 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.92%) arcHouse
3 4 (3.92%) Academy Housing
4 3 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.96%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.98%) Servitor
6 1 (0.98%) Agresso
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Internet
1 4 (3.92%) SAN
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.92%) EDRMS
7 3 (2.94%) QlikView
7 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.98%) MS Access
9 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Toad
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (18.63%) Front Office
2 15 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 16 (15.69%) Administrator
4 15 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (13.73%) Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Business Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (8.82%) Programmer
9 8 (7.84%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.84%) Junior
9 8 (7.84%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) Technical Manager
10 7 (6.86%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (5.88%) Consultant
11 6 (5.88%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Integration Project Manager
12 5 (4.90%) Payroll Manager
12 5 (4.90%) Uniface Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) HTML
1 11 (10.78%) Web Services
2 10 (9.80%) XML
3 8 (7.84%) CSS
4 6 (5.88%) .NET
5 4 (3.92%) WCF
6 2 (1.96%) SOAP
6 2 (1.96%) HTML5
6 2 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (1.96%) iPad
4 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.98%) Statistics
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) UNIX
1 6 (5.88%) Solaris
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) CRM
2 23 (22.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (14.71%) Migration
4 13 (12.75%) Project Management
5 11 (10.78%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.82%) ITIL
7 8 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.84%) Workflow
7 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.90%) QMS
9 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.90%) Quality Management
9 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.90%) Scrum
10 4 (3.92%) Change Management
10 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) SQL
2 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.90%) Uniface
4 4 (3.92%) Perl
4 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
1 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.92%) Legato
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Oracle
1 22 (21.57%) Business Objects
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) Civica
4 8 (7.84%) Capita
5 7 (6.86%) Orchard
6 6 (5.88%) Sun
7 4 (3.92%) Veritas
7 4 (3.92%) HP
7 4 (3.92%) EMC
8 3 (2.94%) NorthgateArinso
9 2 (1.96%) Open Text
9 2 (1.96%) SAP
9 2 (1.96%) Sage
9 2 (1.96%) Comino
9 2 (1.96%) Lagan
10 1 (0.98%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.98%) Citrix
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