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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 583 539 507
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -32
Contract jobs citing Northgate 29 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 29
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£375 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £219 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -12.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.35%

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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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
Top 20 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 6 May 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 -38 28 £375 +15.38% 13
London -36 7 £350 +7.69% 2
West Midlands -9 6 £375 +2.73% 1
Midlands - 5 £425 -
Worcestershire - 5 £425 -
Worcester - 5 £425 -
North West -17 4 £325 -1.51% 1
East Midlands -10 3 - - 2
South East -10 2 - - 5
Cheshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £388 +0.51%
Scotland 0 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Motherwell -7 1 - -
Manchester -19 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (39.58%) Migration
2 15 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 10 (20.83%) Civica
5 9 (18.75%) ResourceLink
5 9 (18.75%) Northgate Housing
6 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Aareon QL
6 8 (16.67%) Aareon
6 8 (16.67%) Orchard
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) Capita
9 5 (10.42%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) CRM
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.33%) OPENHousing
10 4 (8.33%) MIS ActiveH
10 4 (8.33%) Academy Housing
10 4 (8.33%) arcHouse
11 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) Kypera
11 3 (6.25%) Orchard Housing
11 3 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) ResourceLink
1 9 (18.75%) Northgate Housing
2 8 (16.67%) Aareon QL
3 4 (8.33%) OPENHousing
3 4 (8.33%) MIS ActiveH
3 4 (8.33%) Academy Housing
3 4 (8.33%) arcHouse
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (6.25%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LSMW
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) EDI
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Migration
2 15 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 5 (10.42%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (10.42%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) CRM
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Business Development
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Data Management
7 1 (2.08%) Information Management
7 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) E-business
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
1 10 (20.83%) Civica
2 8 (16.67%) Orchard
2 8 (16.67%) Aareon
3 6 (12.50%) Capita
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) Kypera
6 2 (4.17%) Hummingbird
7 1 (2.08%) Anite
7 1 (2.08%) Comino
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
South West England
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago