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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 562 501 515
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +14
Contract jobs citing Northgate 21 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 11
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£350 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.09 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.31% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.76 £16.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.42 £16.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+368.75% -20.00%

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

Northgate Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Northgate
Top 17 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 30 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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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 21 £350 +4.47% 15
South East +4 9 £350 - 2
London -20 4 £600 +53.84% 2
East Midlands +11 3 £450 +20.00% 6
North West -12 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Leicester - 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - - 3
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Bradford - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (41.51%) Migration
2 21 (39.62%) Data Migration
3 15 (28.30%) ResourceLink
4 14 (26.42%) SQL
5 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
7 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.98%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (15.09%) Finance
10 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
10 7 (13.21%) .NET
10 7 (13.21%) Data Extraction
10 7 (13.21%) Orchard
11 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
11 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
11 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.32%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (11.32%) HTML
12 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
12 5 (9.43%) Windows
12 5 (9.43%) Toad
12 5 (9.43%) Civica
12 5 (9.43%) Capita
12 5 (9.43%) Academy Housing
13 4 (7.55%) arcHouse
13 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (7.55%) Statistics
13 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (7.55%) OO
13 4 (7.55%) OOD

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (3.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (28.30%) ResourceLink
2 5 (9.43%) Academy Housing
3 4 (7.55%) arcHouse
3 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.77%) Ingres
3 2 (3.77%) EDMS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Toad
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Local Government
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Trainer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.77%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) DBA
9 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) HTML
3 4 (7.55%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Extraction
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Statistics
4 3 (5.66%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Migration
2 21 (39.62%) Data Migration
3 9 (16.98%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
4 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.55%) OO
5 4 (7.55%) OOD
5 4 (7.55%) CRM
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Document Management
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.77%) System Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.55%) C
3 4 (7.55%) VBA
4 2 (3.77%) VB6
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) COBOL
4 2 (3.77%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Orchard
3 5 (9.43%) Civica
3 5 (9.43%) Capita
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) NorthgateArinso
5 2 (3.77%) Comino
5 2 (3.77%) Anite
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
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