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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 573 526 561
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +35
Contract jobs citing Northgate 39 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 23
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£338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £236 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +70.96%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 September 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 19 September 2014.

Northgate Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Northgate
Top 27 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 September 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 -28 39 £338 -8.47% 11
London +14 23 £365 +9.77% 4
North West +3 9 £338 +3.84% 4
Manchester -4 8 £338 +3.84% 3
South East -4 4 £288 -28.12% 2
West Midlands -26 2 £325 -21.21%
Oldham - 2 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (38.82%) SQL
2 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
4 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
4 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
5 16 (18.82%) Business Objects
6 15 (17.65%) Project Management
7 14 (16.47%) Oracle
7 14 (16.47%) CRM
8 13 (15.29%) MS Office
8 13 (15.29%) ResourceLink
9 12 (14.12%) Finance
10 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
12 9 (10.59%) Windows
12 9 (10.59%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (10.59%) Capita
13 8 (9.41%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.41%) Migration
13 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
14 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (8.24%) Degree
14 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
15 6 (7.06%) Statistics
15 6 (7.06%) .NET
15 6 (7.06%) XML

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.29%) MS Office
3 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.53%) MS Project
6 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) ResourceLink
2 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.88%) Academy Housing
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.53%) arcHouse
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.18%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) DHCP
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.88%) EDRMS
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.18%) MS Access
8 1 (1.18%) Ingres
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.18%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Toad
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Continuum
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Legal
2 3 (3.53%) Front Office
3 2 (2.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) French Language
4 1 (1.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Systems Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Business Systems Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Trainer
7 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.24%) Administrator
7 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Support
10 3 (3.53%) DBA
10 3 (3.53%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.53%) IT Trainer
10 3 (3.53%) Business Objects Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
1 6 (7.06%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) XHTML
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.06%) Statistics
3 5 (5.88%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.71%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Project Management
2 14 (16.47%) CRM
3 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.59%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.41%) Migration
7 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL
8 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.71%) Time Management
9 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.71%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (4.71%) Workflow
9 4 (4.71%) Change Management
9 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.53%) OO
10 3 (3.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) COBOL
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) VBA
4 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Business Objects
3 14 (16.47%) Oracle
4 9 (10.59%) Capita
5 5 (5.88%) SAP
5 5 (5.88%) Cognos
5 5 (5.88%) Civica
6 4 (4.71%) i-GRasp
6 4 (4.71%) Orchard
7 3 (3.53%) Sage
7 3 (3.53%) Comino
8 2 (2.35%) NorthgateArinso
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.18%) Open Text
9 1 (1.18%) Kronos
9 1 (1.18%) Lagan
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago