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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 568 550 537
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Northgate 43 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.079% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 27
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%

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
25187 24748 23936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.23% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14869 13707 12953
Average daily rate £400 £379 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1080 1197
Average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 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 29 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 27 July 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 -23 43 £325 - 13
West Midlands +6 10 £275 -15.38%
South East -12 9 £388 -8.82%
Warwickshire - 8 £275 -
Warwick - 7 £275 -
London -15 6 £323 -0.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £413 -
Dorset - 6 £375 - 1
South West - 6 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £388 -
Bournemouth - 5 £375 - 1
North West -21 4 £325 - 1
East Midlands -1 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £240 - 1
Birmingham +1 2 - -
Luton +8 1 £300 +100.00%
Bedfordshire +5 1 £300 +100.00%
Hampshire 0 1 - -
East of England -2 1 £300 +100.00%
City of London -13 1 £550 +41.02% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £215 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £155 - 1
Skipton - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £300 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £155 - 1

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 18 (25.35%) Civica
2 16 (22.54%) Business Analysis
2 16 (22.54%) Orchard
2 16 (22.54%) Aareon QL
2 16 (22.54%) Aareon
3 15 (21.13%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) Oracle
5 13 (18.31%) Capita
5 13 (18.31%) Northgate Housing
6 12 (16.90%) OPENHousing
6 12 (16.90%) Academy Housing
7 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
8 10 (14.08%) ITIL
8 10 (14.08%) Project Management
9 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
9 9 (12.68%) CRM
9 9 (12.68%) MIS ActiveH
10 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
10 8 (11.27%) Migration
11 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.86%) Orchard Housing
11 7 (9.86%) arcHouse
12 6 (8.45%) Kypera
12 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
12 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
12 6 (8.45%) Windows
13 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.04%) Web Services
13 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (7.04%) Back Office

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Documentum
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Aareon QL
2 13 (18.31%) Northgate Housing
3 12 (16.90%) OPENHousing
3 12 (16.90%) Academy Housing
4 9 (12.68%) MIS ActiveH
5 7 (9.86%) arcHouse
5 7 (9.86%) Orchard Housing
6 4 (5.63%) ResourceLink
7 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (2.82%) Agresso
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (1.41%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.41%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) LAN
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) EDMS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) MS Access
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.41%) LSMW
General
1 5 (7.04%) Back Office
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Front Office
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Trainer
6 4 (5.63%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Support Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Support
8 2 (2.82%) Development Manager
8 2 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) EDI
3 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) PDA
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.41%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.08%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.68%) CRM
4 8 (11.27%) Migration
5 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.23%) Coaching
8 2 (2.82%) Business Development
8 2 (2.82%) Change Control
8 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.82%) Service Management
8 2 (2.82%) Workflow
8 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Civica
2 16 (22.54%) Orchard
2 16 (22.54%) Aareon
3 14 (19.72%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) Capita
5 6 (8.45%) Kypera
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
7 4 (5.63%) SAP
7 4 (5.63%) Progress
7 4 (5.63%) NorthgateArinso
8 3 (4.23%) HP
8 3 (4.23%) Hummingbird
8 3 (4.23%) VMware
9 2 (2.82%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.41%) Oneserve
10 1 (1.41%) FrontRange
10 1 (1.41%) Ceridian
10 1 (1.41%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.41%) PTC
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