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 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 554 521 565
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +44
Contract jobs citing Northgate 40 49 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.096% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.20% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 7
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£320 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £221 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.85% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Northgate Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 -34 38 £320 +2.81% 5
London +26 22 £320 +6.66% 1
South East -16 5 - - 1
North West +1 4 £288 -11.53% 1
West Midlands -23 3 £325 +4.00% 2
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Birmingham 0 2 - - 1
Manchester -6 2 £325 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
North East -15 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -19 1 - -
Hampshire -19 1 - -
East of England -23 1 £150 -54.54%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £150 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (35.11%) SQL
2 29 (30.85%) Management Information System
3 22 (23.40%) Business Objects
4 20 (21.28%) Oracle
5 19 (20.21%) CRM
5 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
6 18 (19.15%) Finance
7 16 (17.02%) Project Management
7 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
8 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.96%) Business Analysis
9 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Capita
10 11 (11.70%) ResourceLink
10 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.64%) MS Office
11 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (9.57%) ITIL
13 8 (8.51%) UNIX
13 8 (8.51%) Windows
13 8 (8.51%) Change Management
13 8 (8.51%) Civica
14 7 (7.45%) Workflow
14 7 (7.45%) EDRMS
15 6 (6.38%) SAP
15 6 (6.38%) Front Office
15 6 (6.38%) Orchard
15 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Office
3 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.19%) MS Project
6 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) ResourceLink
2 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (5.32%) Academy Housing
4 3 (3.19%) arcHouse
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.06%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.06%) Agresso
6 1 (1.06%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.45%) EDRMS
5 4 (4.26%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.13%) MS Access
7 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.13%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.06%) QlikView
8 1 (1.06%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Toad
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Front Office
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Analyst
2 22 (23.40%) Systems Analyst
3 20 (21.28%) Business Analyst
4 16 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (17.02%) Administrator
5 13 (13.83%) Business Systems Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Trainer
8 6 (6.38%) Payroll Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Integration Project Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Integration Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) CRM Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.26%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.19%) Statistics
5 2 (2.13%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.06%) EPoS
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) UNIX
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Solaris
2 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) CRM
2 16 (17.02%) Project Management
3 15 (15.96%) Business Analysis
4 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.57%) ITIL
8 8 (8.51%) Change Management
9 7 (7.45%) Workflow
10 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.26%) Time Management
12 4 (4.26%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (4.26%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis
13 3 (3.19%) Information Management
13 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
13 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
13 3 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Korn
2 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Legato
1 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (4.26%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Business Objects
2 20 (21.28%) Oracle
3 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.70%) Capita
5 8 (8.51%) Civica
6 6 (6.38%) SAP
6 6 (6.38%) Orchard
7 5 (5.32%) Cognos
7 5 (5.32%) Sun
8 4 (4.26%) HP
8 4 (4.26%) EMC
8 4 (4.26%) Veritas
8 4 (4.26%) Comino
8 4 (4.26%) i-GRasp
9 3 (3.19%) Lagan
9 3 (3.19%) Sage
9 3 (3.19%) Open Text
10 2 (2.13%) Citrix
11 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.06%) VMware
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